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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale (EFTPOS)
Rank 887 854 865
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Permanent jobs citing EFTPOS 7 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.024% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.020% 0.073% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 21
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £60,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +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
35506 35771 39354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.98% 33.08% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27862 28926 33187
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EFTPOS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

EFTPOS Salary Histogram in the UK

EFTPOS
Top 8 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 27 August 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 -71 7 £40,000 -33.33%
South East -39 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £40,000 -33.33%
High Wycombe -14 2 £40,000 -33.33%
London -18 2 - -
Nuneaton - 1 £27,850 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,850 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,850 -

EFTPOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (88.89%) Retail
2 17 (62.96%) EFT
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 13 (48.15%) EPoS
5 12 (44.44%) Chip and PIN
5 12 (44.44%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) QA
7 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.93%) MVNO
8 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) DB2
8 7 (25.93%) Smartcard
8 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.93%) IBM
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (22.22%) Mobile Commerce
10 4 (14.81%) ISO 8583
10 4 (14.81%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 4 (14.81%) VeriFone
11 3 (11.11%) BASE24
11 3 (11.11%) C++
11 3 (11.11%) Java
12 2 (7.41%) Linux
12 2 (7.41%) OOP
12 2 (7.41%) C
12 2 (7.41%) ATM
13 1 (3.70%) B2B

EFTPOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.70%) Tuxedo
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) MVNO
2 2 (7.41%) ATM
3 1 (3.70%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.93%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Informix
General
1 24 (88.89%) Retail
2 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (3.70%) Russian Language
3 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Account Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Trainee
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Lead Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) C Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) EFT
2 13 (48.15%) EPoS
3 12 (44.44%) Chip and PIN
3 12 (44.44%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (25.93%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.70%) APACS
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
2 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
3 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 6 (22.22%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) B2B
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C++
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) C
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) IBM
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 4 (14.81%) VeriFone
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) VocaLink
3 1 (3.70%) TSYS
3 1 (3.70%) Sage
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce