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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 84 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 3 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.37% 1.21% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 2.54% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 5
Average salary £25,500 £19,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.46% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £18,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £37,000 £29,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
316 433 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.16% 47.74% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 256 400 310
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 May 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Acronis
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) EDI
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Back Office
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) BAPI
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) EPoS Installation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
1 1 (11.11%) BAPI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Acronis