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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 120 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 3 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.61% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £43,500 £21,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.14% -42.06%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
628 815 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.09% 38.26% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 486 655 732
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) EFT
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
1 2 (28.57%) IBM