The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFTPOS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EFTPOS over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale (EFTPOS)
Rank 899 841 884
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +43
Permanent jobs citing EFTPOS 4 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.024% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.009% 0.063% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 21
Average salary £27,850 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.58% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £60,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-53.58% +93.54%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42991 41377 45814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.64% 38.87% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33576 33579 38542
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

EFTPOS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing EFTPOS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EFTPOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EFTPOS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing EFTPOS within the UK.

EFTPOS Salary Trend in the UK

EFTPOS
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EFTPOS within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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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
England -60 4 £27,850 -53.58%
London -21 2 - -
South East -39 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £27,850 -
Nuneaton - 1 £27,850 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,850 -

EFTPOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing EFTPOS 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 EFTPOS.

1 20 (86.96%) Retail
2 16 (69.57%) EFT
3 13 (56.52%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) Chip and PIN
5 10 (43.48%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (43.48%) EPoS
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) MVNO
7 6 (26.09%) QA
7 6 (26.09%) Smartcard
7 6 (26.09%) Mobile Commerce
7 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) IBM
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) DB2
8 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) VeriFone
9 4 (17.39%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 4 (17.39%) ISO 8583
10 3 (13.04%) BASE24
10 3 (13.04%) Java
11 2 (8.70%) C++
11 2 (8.70%) OOP
11 2 (8.70%) ATM
12 1 (4.35%) B2B
12 1 (4.35%) EMV

EFTPOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing EFTPOS 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 EFTPOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Tuxedo
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) MVNO
2 2 (8.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Informix
General
1 20 (86.96%) Retail
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.35%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.35%) Russian Language
3 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Account Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Trainee
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Java Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) C Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) EFT
2 11 (47.83%) Chip and PIN
3 10 (43.48%) EPoS
3 10 (43.48%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (26.09%) Smartcard
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.35%) EMV
6 1 (4.35%) APACS
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile Commerce
2 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) IBM
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 4 (17.39%) VeriFone
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) VocaLink
3 1 (4.35%) TSYS
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce