The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 80 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 6 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.70% 3.28% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 8.58% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 11
Average salary £20,000 £22,600 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% -19.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
EPoS
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
333 338 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.86% 38.24% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 300 320 315
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

EPoS
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

EPoS Salary Trend in Southampton

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (93.75%) Retail
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) MS Office
3 13 (81.25%) SAP
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (75.00%) Wireless
5 11 (68.75%) VoIP
5 11 (68.75%) A+ Certification
5 11 (68.75%) ITIL
5 11 (68.75%) Software Distribution
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) Back Office
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (6.25%) QA
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
8 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (6.25%) ISEB
8 1 (6.25%) EMV
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) XML

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 13 (81.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Wireless
2 11 (68.75%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (93.75%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Help Desk Support
1 11 (68.75%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (56.25%) Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Security Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
1 11 (68.75%) Software Distribution
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) SAP
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft