The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 220 240 246
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 10 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.64% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 16
Average salary £24,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.61% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
EPoS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2267 2484 2536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.05% 37.70% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1898 1966 1972
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,994 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

EPoS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

EPoS Salary Trend in the North West

EPoS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EPoS across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

EPoS Salary Histogram in the North West

EPoS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Cumbria - 4 £24,500 -
Manchester +5 3 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Lancashire +3 2 £22,500 -
Merseyside +8 1 £38,000 -5.00%
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 23 (76.67%) Retail
2 11 (36.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 8 (26.67%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) ISEB
6 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Migration
8 5 (16.67%) ETL
8 5 (16.67%) CRM
8 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 5 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (13.33%) User Stories
9 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
9 4 (13.33%) Graceful Degradation
9 4 (13.33%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (10.00%) Firebug
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) MSTest
General
1 23 (76.67%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 14 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.00%) EPoS Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Technical Manager
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) JSON
1 4 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.00%) Contactless
3 3 (10.00%) W3C
4 2 (6.67%) FMCG
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Health Informatics
5 1 (3.33%) Informatics
5 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 9 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) CRM
5 5 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
6 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) ERP
6 4 (13.33%) Graceful Degradation
6 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (13.33%) User Stories
6 4 (13.33%) V-Model
6 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) RPG
4 1 (3.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
1 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Dell
3 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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