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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 239 217 232
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 17 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.01% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 13
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.04%
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
1899 1878 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.57% 26.39% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1552 1672
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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
Merseyside +1 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Cheshire -16 5 £41,250 +65.00%
Manchester -4 3 £50,000 +138.09%
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (68.97%) Retail
2 14 (48.28%) E-Commerce
3 10 (34.48%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) PHP
3 10 (34.48%) MySQL
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
4 9 (31.03%) OO PHP
4 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 9 (31.03%) OO
4 9 (31.03%) Apache
4 9 (31.03%) Ajax
4 9 (31.03%) TDD
4 9 (31.03%) MVC
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) B2B
8 4 (13.79%) SLA
8 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
8 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.79%) EDI
8 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.34%) Windows 8

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (31.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) Broadband
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (68.97%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Team Leader
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) EPoS Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
1 10 (34.48%) jQuery
2 9 (31.03%) Ajax
3 4 (13.79%) EDI
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) E-Commerce
2 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
2 9 (31.03%) OO PHP
2 9 (31.03%) OO
2 9 (31.03%) TDD
2 9 (31.03%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) B2B
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
1 10 (34.48%) PHP
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Dell
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
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