The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 143 162 158
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 20 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 0.60% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 6
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,400 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £100,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
EPoS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1217 1328 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.52% 36.47% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 768 875 773
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

EPoS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

EPoS Salary Trend in Scotland

EPoS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EPoS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

EPoS Salary Histogram in Scotland

EPoS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
Edinburgh +17 17 £28,500 -8.06% 2
West Lothian - 2 £35,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £35,000 -
EPoS
UK

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) HNC
2 7 (31.82%) HND
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Subversion
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) iPhone
6 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
6 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
6 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (13.64%) Xamarin
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) Degree

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.55%) FogBugz
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) EPoS Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) EPoS Field Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (13.64%) JSON
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) WinForms
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) OOP
3 3 (13.64%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
3 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 2 (9.09%) System Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Kanban
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
5 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) HNC
1 7 (31.82%) HND
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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