The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 98 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.20% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.58% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +20.37%
EPoS
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
482 515 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.42% 33.90% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 277 316 253
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

EPoS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

EPoS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) B2B
3 3 (42.86%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Social Media
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Manager
2 2 (28.57%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) B2B
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu