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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 215 230 238
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 13 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 12
Median salary £24,500 £31,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.60% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
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
2205 2305 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.30% 37.82% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1833 1885
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +32 6 £23,500 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Merseyside +9 2 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Manchester 0 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £24,500 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 22 (68.75%) Retail
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
5 7 (21.88%) ISEB
6 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
7 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) Finance
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) SLA
8 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.50%) MS Office
8 4 (12.50%) HP
8 4 (12.50%) Dell
8 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (9.38%) Broadband
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Fiddler
2 2 (6.25%) Firebug
2 2 (6.25%) MSTest
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 22 (68.75%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) IT Support
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Manager
6 3 (9.38%) EPoS Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) IT Support Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) JSON
1 3 (9.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Contactless
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) W3C
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) Health Informatics
4 1 (3.13%) Informatics
4 1 (3.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Information Assurance
3 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Defect Management
6 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Graceful Degradation
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) RPG
3 1 (3.13%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
1 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Dell
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Mitel
4 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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