The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 122 122 106
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.30% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 8
Average salary £21,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.06% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
EPoS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
566 539 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.54% 25.29% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 456 503 342
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £61,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing EPoS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

EPoS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing EPoS across the Birmingham region.

EPoS Salary Trend in Birmingham

EPoS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EPoS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

EPoS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

EPoS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing EPoS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited EPoS.

1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) MS Access
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) French Language
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing EPoS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited EPoS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Head of Technology
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Change Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) EPoS Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft