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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 152 157 165
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 9 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
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
1357 1131 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.75% 36.40% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 804 685 737
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,668 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
Edinburgh +5 6 £41,500 +3.75%
Glasgow -20 2 £16,500 -19.11%
Stirling - 1 - -
EPoS
UK

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) SaaS
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
4 6 (26.09%) Replication
4 6 (26.09%) MySQL
4 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) HNC
6 4 (17.39%) HND
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Dell
7 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu
7 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.04%) Informatics
7 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) VMware

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Field Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Health Informatics
2 3 (13.04%) Informatics
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
3 3 (13.04%) User Stories
3 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) B2B
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.70%) UML
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
1 4 (17.39%) HNC
1 4 (17.39%) HND
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Dell
2 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Apple