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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 106 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.55% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 1.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £31,000 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
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
617 452 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.33% 35.73% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 305 239
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

EPoS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware