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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 150 154 135
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 6 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.15% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.39% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Average salary £40,000 £22,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,040 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
1060 1281 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.32% 39.46% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 689 776 605
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +9 4 £40,000 - 5
Glasgow +11 1 £20,400 -7.27%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
EPoS
UK

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) User Stories
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) FogBugz
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Social Media
5 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) UML
5 3 (16.67%) B2B

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
1 4 (22.22%) Bugzilla
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) FogBugz
3 1 (5.56%) Appium
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) EPoS Field Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Quality Manager
5 2 (11.11%) QA Manager
5 2 (11.11%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SignalR
3 1 (5.56%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
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