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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 91 82 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 1 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.087% 1.87% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 4.64% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 28 4
Median salary £23,600 £28,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.19% -13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
440 646 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.50% 40.32% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 287 374 404
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,837 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +4.59%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Retail

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware