The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 618 539 599
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +60
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 292 368 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.89% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 251 310 289
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
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%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EPoS
Salary Trend

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

EPoS Salary Trend in the UK

EPoS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EPoS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

EPoS Salary Histogram in the UK

EPoS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -82 271 £37,500 +15.38% 46
London -39 101 £47,500 -5.00% 8
South East -41 92 £37,500 +25.00% 20
Buckinghamshire +24 32 £29,500 +18.00%
East Midlands -2 21 £35,000 +7.69%
City of London +5 20 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +10 19 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Hampshire -57 17 £19,125 -25.72% 6
Milton Keynes +5 16 £47,500 +90.00%
East of England -48 16 £37,500 +50.00% 4
North West -19 15 £35,000 +7.69% 3
High Wycombe - 15 £28,000 -
Surrey +9 14 £58,000 +28.88% 10
West Midlands -21 12 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Scotland -11 11 £31,000 -32.60% 1
South West -27 11 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Hertfordshire -28 9 £32,500 +80.55% 3
Liverpool +7 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Merseyside +3 8 £35,000 +7.69%
Nottinghamshire +2 8 £28,000 -13.17%
Gloucestershire +2 7 £27,500 +17.02% 3
Wales - 7 £40,000 - 2
South Wales - 7 £40,000 - 2
Nottingham -2 6 £26,000 -19.37%
Birmingham -15 6 £22,220 -31.63%
Fareham -20 6 - -
Reading -2 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Watford -4 5 £31,000 -1.58%
Northamptonshire -19 5 £55,000 +120.00%
Leicester +10 4 £23,000 -38.66%

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 369 (69.75%) Retail
2 130 (24.57%) Microsoft
3 127 (24.01%) Windows
4 123 (23.25%) Project Management
5 99 (18.71%) E-Commerce
6 96 (18.15%) SQL
7 85 (16.07%) PRINCE2
8 74 (13.99%) ERP
9 70 (13.23%) ITIL
9 70 (13.23%) Finance
10 67 (12.67%) MS Office
11 66 (12.48%) MS Excel
12 64 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (11.53%) CRM
14 57 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 56 (10.59%) SAP
16 49 (9.26%) SQL Server
17 46 (8.70%) Active Directory
18 44 (8.32%) Business Analysis
18 44 (8.32%) Degree
19 39 (7.37%) Service Delivery
20 38 (7.18%) Windows XP
21 33 (6.24%) .NET
21 33 (6.24%) C#
21 33 (6.24%) QA
22 32 (6.05%) Management Information System
23 30 (5.67%) ISEB
24 28 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
25 27 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
26 26 (4.91%) Mentoring

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (4.54%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.08%) IIS
2 11 (2.08%) Apache
3 9 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.76%) CMS
7 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (0.57%) Confluence
9 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.38%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 67 (12.67%) MS Office
2 66 (12.48%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.76%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) GIMP
6 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 14 (2.65%) SAP CRM
2 13 (2.46%) Magento
3 8 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.13%) OpenWorks
5 3 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.38%) BASE24
6 2 (0.38%) assyst
6 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.89%) SaaS
2 4 (0.76%) PaaS
2 4 (0.76%) IaaS
3 3 (0.57%) Office 365
4 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.78%) VPN
2 17 (3.21%) Firewall
2 17 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (3.21%) LAN
3 16 (3.02%) VoIP
4 15 (2.84%) ADSL
4 15 (2.84%) WAN
5 12 (2.27%) Wireless
6 8 (1.51%) SAN
7 7 (1.32%) ATM
7 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.13%) Internet
9 5 (0.95%) DHCP
9 5 (0.95%) Intranet
9 5 (0.95%) DNS
10 4 (0.76%) Broadband
10 4 (0.76%) VLAN
10 4 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.57%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.65%) MySQL
3 12 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.76%) DB2
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.38%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.38%) QlikView
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.19%) MS Access
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.70%) JIRA
3 8 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.95%) Subversion
4 5 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.76%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.76%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.57%) ReSharper
6 3 (0.57%) QARun
6 3 (0.57%) WinRunner
6 3 (0.57%) FxCop
6 3 (0.57%) StyleCop
7 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.38%) FogBugz
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.38%) Selenium
7 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.38%) NUnit
General
1 369 (69.75%) Retail
2 70 (13.23%) Finance
3 15 (2.84%) Games
4 13 (2.46%) Marketing
5 9 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.51%) Back Office
7 7 (1.32%) Italian Language
7 7 (1.32%) French Language
7 7 (1.32%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.13%) Advertising
8 6 (1.13%) Norwegian Language
8 6 (1.13%) Dutch Language
9 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.57%) Legal
12 2 (0.38%) Automotive
12 2 (0.38%) Banking
12 2 (0.38%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 146 (27.60%) Analyst
2 103 (19.47%) Project Manager
3 61 (11.53%) Business Analyst
4 46 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 40 (7.56%) IT Support
6 36 (6.81%) Developer
7 23 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 22 (4.16%) Field Engineer
9 21 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (3.97%) Service Analyst
9 21 (3.97%) Team Leader
10 20 (3.78%) IT Project Manager
10 20 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (3.59%) Applications Manager
12 18 (3.40%) Systems Manager
13 17 (3.21%) Service Manager
13 17 (3.21%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.21%) Business Manager
14 16 (3.02%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 16 (3.02%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.24%) .NET
2 22 (4.16%) XML
3 21 (3.97%) CSS
4 20 (3.78%) HTML
5 15 (2.84%) WPF
6 14 (2.65%) WCF
7 13 (2.46%) jQuery
8 10 (1.89%) Ajax
8 10 (1.89%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.70%) WinForms
10 8 (1.51%) Middleware
11 7 (1.32%) EDI
11 7 (1.32%) Web Services
12 6 (1.13%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.13%) RESTful
13 5 (0.95%) SOAP
14 4 (0.76%) JMS
14 4 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 3 (0.57%) XHTML
16 2 (0.38%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.05%) Management Information System
2 27 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.97%) Blackberry
4 15 (2.84%) Chip and PIN
5 14 (2.65%) FMCG
6 13 (2.46%) EFT
7 8 (1.51%) EFTPOS
7 8 (1.51%) User Experience
7 8 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.76%) Open Source
8 4 (0.76%) PMI
8 4 (0.76%) Clustering
9 3 (0.57%) Tandem
9 3 (0.57%) AS400
9 3 (0.57%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.57%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.38%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 127 (24.01%) Windows
2 38 (7.18%) Windows XP
3 25 (4.73%) Windows 7
4 21 (3.97%) Linux
5 19 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (2.46%) Windows 8
7 12 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.51%) UNIX
10 7 (1.32%) Android
11 6 (1.13%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (23.25%) Project Management
2 99 (18.71%) E-Commerce
3 85 (16.07%) PRINCE2
4 74 (13.99%) ERP
5 70 (13.23%) ITIL
6 64 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (11.53%) CRM
8 57 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (8.32%) Business Analysis
10 39 (7.37%) Service Delivery
11 28 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (4.91%) Mentoring
13 24 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (4.35%) Scrum
15 19 (3.59%) OO
16 17 (3.21%) MVC
16 17 (3.21%) Service Management
16 17 (3.21%) People Management
16 17 (3.21%) Time Management
17 16 (3.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 96 (18.15%) SQL
2 33 (6.24%) C#
3 20 (3.78%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.59%) PHP
5 18 (3.40%) Java
6 16 (3.02%) VB
7 10 (1.89%) C++
8 7 (1.32%) C
9 6 (1.13%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.76%) VBScript
11 4 (0.76%) VB6
11 4 (0.76%) Ruby
11 4 (0.76%) Python
12 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.38%) Golang
13 2 (0.38%) XAML
13 2 (0.38%) Delphi
13 2 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (8.32%) Degree
2 30 (5.67%) ISEB
3 15 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (2.46%) A+ Certification
5 11 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.13%) CCNA
9 6 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.57%) CISSP
10 3 (0.57%) MCSA
10 3 (0.57%) HND
10 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.57%) PMP
10 3 (0.57%) APMP
11 2 (0.38%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.24%) QA
2 25 (4.73%) SLA
3 15 (2.84%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.76%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 46 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.40%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.38%) XenApp
6 2 (0.38%) XenServer
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.38%) Sysprep
2 2 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) DameWare
3 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 130 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.59%) SAP
3 12 (2.27%) Retalix
4 11 (2.08%) VMware
5 10 (1.89%) Cisco
5 10 (1.89%) HP
6 9 (1.70%) Citrix
6 9 (1.70%) IBM
7 8 (1.51%) Oracle
7 8 (1.51%) ATG
8 7 (1.32%) McAfee
8 7 (1.32%) hybris
9 6 (1.13%) Cognos
9 6 (1.13%) Dell
10 4 (0.76%) Avaya
10 4 (0.76%) Sun
10 4 (0.76%) Symantec
10 4 (0.76%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 4 (0.76%) WatchGuard
10 4 (0.76%) VeriFone
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Newport, Gwent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Headmasters
Salary: £28-£30k
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Van + Petrol Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Van + Petrol Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + FE Car + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16000 to £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago