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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 142 132 169
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +37
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 3 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.94% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 2.23% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 11
Median salary £23,600 £28,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.19% -8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,920 £17,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,720 £42,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
945 1388 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.49% 41.91% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 544 820 877
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,976 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 1 £23,600 -17.19%
Fife - 1 £27,500 -
Highlands - 1 £21,500 -
EPoS
UK

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) ATM
4 2 (18.18%) B2B
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Field Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Field Service Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) ATM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) PC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) ATG
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle