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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 142 156 149
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 30 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 0.67% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 8
Average salary £28,500 £31,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.06% -32.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,400 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £100,000 £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
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
1367 1340 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.00% 36.23% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 831 884 729
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,689 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 +24 28 £24,250 -21.77% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
EPoS
UK

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (43.75%) HNC
1 14 (43.75%) HND
1 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 7 (21.88%) .NET
6 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
7 6 (18.75%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) ISEB
8 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.50%) QA
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum
9 4 (12.50%) Subversion
9 4 (12.50%) Ruby
10 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
10 3 (9.38%) Wiki
10 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) JSON
10 3 (9.38%) Android
10 3 (9.38%) iPhone
10 3 (9.38%) Git (software)

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.13%) FogBugz
4 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Web Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) PC Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) EPoS Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) EPoS Field Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
3 3 (9.38%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) WinForms
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Wiki
3 3 (9.38%) iPhone
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) OOP
5 3 (9.38%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile Development
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.25%) User Stories
6 2 (6.25%) System Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Kanban
7 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) HNC
1 14 (43.75%) HND
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago