The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 63 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.52% 1.40% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 4.91% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +71.05%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +12.06%
EPoS
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
232 163 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 40.07% 28.60% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 171 140 176
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,556
% change year-on-year
- +3.74%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

EPoS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

EPoS Salary Trend in Slough

EPoS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Product Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft