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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank - 65 62
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 0 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.94% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.36% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
168 254 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.50% 39.75% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 123 211 193
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £62,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification