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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 251 225 243
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 5 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.069% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.87% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 17
Average salary £28,750 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £18,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £36,350 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
2376 2294 2475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.57% 33.02% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2041 1866 2169
Average salary £39,000 £35,385 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.21% +1.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
Cheshire +1 3 - -
Merseyside +9 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Lancashire 0 1 £22,500 -15.09%
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) Retail
2 14 (63.64%) E-Commerce
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) PHP
3 10 (45.45%) MySQL
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) jQuery
4 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) Ajax
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) OO
4 9 (40.91%) Apache
4 9 (40.91%) OO PHP
5 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 8 (36.36%) MVC
6 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) HND
10 3 (13.64%) MCSE
10 3 (13.64%) MCSA
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (40.91%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (72.73%) Retail
2 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) IT Support
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
1 10 (45.45%) jQuery
2 9 (40.91%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (4.55%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 9 (40.91%) OO
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
2 9 (40.91%) OO PHP
3 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 10 (45.45%) PHP
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) HND
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) MCSA
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
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