The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 54 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 7 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.40% 2.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.83% 6.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 0
Average salary £21,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%
EPoS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
145 213 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.94% 35.80% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 118 192 169
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

EPoS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

EPoS Salary Trend in Merseyside

EPoS
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EPoS across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

EPoS Salary Histogram in Merseyside

EPoS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 6 £21,500 -33.84%
EPoS
North West

EPoS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) B2B
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) Business Development
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Magento
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Business Development Executive
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) B2B
1 4 (50.00%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification