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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 91 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.79% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
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
622 507 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.90% 37.64% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 417 299 296
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EPoS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

EPoS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 8 (38.10%) SaaS
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 6 (28.57%) MySQL
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Replication
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) HNC
5 5 (23.81%) HND
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.52%) B2B
8 2 (9.52%) ISEB
8 2 (9.52%) CRM
8 2 (9.52%) UML

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Health Informatics
3 1 (4.76%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 3 (14.29%) User Stories
2 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) B2B
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) HNC
1 5 (23.81%) HND
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.76%) HP