The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 667 573 656
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +83
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 252 318 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.89% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 211 246 218
Average salary £40,500 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37178 35593 38853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.59% 32.69% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29538 28849 32915
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -85 240 £40,500 +12.50% 42
London -55 87 £50,000 - 12
South East -49 78 £36,250 +11.53% 8
Hampshire -18 30 £23,500 -14.54% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 23 £35,000 +40.00% 3
East of England -12 21 £40,000 +36.75% 9
Fareham -6 17 £36,250 -
North West -1 14 £37,500 +15.38% 2
West Midlands +16 13 £37,832 -5.42% 4
City of London -9 13 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Hertfordshire -25 13 £38,750 +32.47% 4
Milton Keynes -11 12 £31,000 +24.00% 1
East Midlands -22 12 £47,500 +48.43% 3
South West -35 11 £42,500 +24.08% 3
High Wycombe - 11 £37,500 - 2
Berkshire +9 8 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Southampton -11 8 £20,000 -27.27% 1
Surrey +5 7 £100,000 +185.71% 1
Reading +1 7 £50,000 +44.92%
Scotland -20 7 £40,000 -12.08%
Gloucestershire +3 6 £22,000 -2.22%
Cheshire 0 5 £41,250 +83.33% 1
Liverpool -1 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Merseyside -2 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Somerset -27 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Gloucester - 5 £22,000 -
Manchester +8 4 £48,750 +65.25%
Birmingham +4 4 £43,164 +7.90% 4
Coventry +3 4 £59,250 +18.50%
Nottinghamshire +3 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 350 (68.23%) Retail
2 135 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 133 (25.93%) Windows
4 98 (19.10%) SQL
5 92 (17.93%) Project Management
6 89 (17.35%) E-Commerce
7 81 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 77 (15.01%) ITIL
9 72 (14.04%) SAP
10 69 (13.45%) MS Office
11 67 (13.06%) SQL Server
12 64 (12.48%) Finance
13 62 (12.09%) ERP
14 61 (11.89%) PRINCE2
15 57 (11.11%) CRM
16 49 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 49 (9.55%) .NET
16 49 (9.55%) Degree
17 48 (9.36%) Active Directory
18 46 (8.97%) C#
19 43 (8.38%) Windows XP
20 39 (7.60%) Business Analysis
21 37 (7.21%) Service Delivery
22 36 (7.02%) QA
23 33 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
24 31 (6.04%) Linux
25 30 (5.85%) Scrum
25 30 (5.85%) Incident Management
26 29 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
26 29 (5.65%) MS Exchange

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 29 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.56%) Apache
4 8 (1.56%) IIS
5 6 (1.17%) Confluence
6 5 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.58%) CMS
9 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 81 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 69 (13.45%) MS Office
3 9 (1.75%) MS Project
4 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.39%) GIMP
7 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (2.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (2.53%) SAP CRM
3 8 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.17%) OpenWorks
4 6 (1.17%) Magento
5 5 (0.97%) assyst
6 4 (0.78%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.58%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.39%) BASE24
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.95%) SaaS
2 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.58%) Office 365
4 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 2 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.90%) VoIP
1 20 (3.90%) Wireless
2 17 (3.31%) LAN
3 15 (2.92%) Internet
4 14 (2.73%) WAN
5 12 (2.34%) Firewall
5 12 (2.34%) ADSL
5 12 (2.34%) SAN
6 9 (1.75%) VPN
6 9 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.17%) Intranet
7 6 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.17%) Network Security
7 6 (1.17%) IP Telephony
8 5 (0.97%) NFC
8 5 (0.97%) DNS
8 5 (0.97%) DHCP
9 4 (0.78%) Broadband
10 2 (0.39%) ATM
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.14%) MySQL
3 10 (1.95%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.95%) DB2
4 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.97%) CouchDB
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.58%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.39%) QlikView
9 1 (0.19%) Informix
9 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (3.31%) Subversion
1 17 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.53%) JIRA
3 11 (2.14%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.95%) SpecFlow
4 10 (1.95%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.17%) FxCop
6 6 (1.17%) StyleCop
6 6 (1.17%) ReSharper
7 5 (0.97%) NUnit
7 5 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.78%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.58%) QARun
9 3 (0.58%) WinRunner
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.19%) Selenium
11 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 350 (68.23%) Retail
2 64 (12.48%) Finance
3 19 (3.70%) Back Office
3 19 (3.70%) Games
4 17 (3.31%) Marketing
5 14 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.95%) Advertising
7 8 (1.56%) French Language
8 6 (1.17%) Dutch Language
8 6 (1.17%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.17%) Norwegian Language
8 6 (1.17%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 141 (27.49%) Analyst
2 85 (16.57%) Project Manager
3 53 (10.33%) Business Analyst
4 46 (8.97%) Support Analyst
5 36 (7.02%) Developer
6 33 (6.43%) Team Leader
7 26 (5.07%) IT Support
8 25 (4.87%) 1st Line Support
9 22 (4.29%) Field Engineer
9 22 (4.29%) IT Project Manager
10 21 (4.09%) Applications Manager
11 20 (3.90%) Help Desk Support
12 19 (3.70%) Systems Manager
13 18 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
13 18 (3.51%) Service Analyst
13 18 (3.51%) Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (2.73%) IT Support Analyst
15 13 (2.53%) Administrator
15 13 (2.53%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.53%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.55%) .NET
2 26 (5.07%) XML
3 22 (4.29%) CSS
4 21 (4.09%) WCF
4 21 (4.09%) HTML
5 20 (3.90%) WPF
6 16 (3.12%) jQuery
7 15 (2.92%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.14%) EDI
9 10 (1.95%) RESTful
10 9 (1.75%) Ajax
10 9 (1.75%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.75%) WinForms
11 7 (1.36%) Web Services
12 6 (1.17%) Middleware
13 5 (0.97%) .NET Remoting
13 5 (0.97%) MSMQ
13 5 (0.97%) COM
13 5 (0.97%) ADO.NET
13 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 22 (4.29%) FMCG
3 20 (3.90%) EFT
4 18 (3.51%) EFTPOS
5 13 (2.53%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.14%) Chip and PIN
8 8 (1.56%) EMV
9 7 (1.36%) Smartcard
10 6 (1.17%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.17%) CCTV
11 5 (0.97%) PDA
11 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.97%) Social Media
12 4 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.78%) Ergonomics
13 3 (0.58%) Tandem
13 3 (0.58%) iPhone
13 3 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 133 (25.93%) Windows
2 43 (8.38%) Windows XP
3 31 (6.04%) Linux
4 27 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 18 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.14%) Windows 2000
7 10 (1.95%) Windows 8
7 10 (1.95%) UNIX
7 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.36%) Android
10 5 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (17.93%) Project Management
2 89 (17.35%) E-Commerce
3 77 (15.01%) ITIL
4 62 (12.09%) ERP
5 61 (11.89%) PRINCE2
6 57 (11.11%) CRM
7 49 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (7.60%) Business Analysis
9 37 (7.21%) Service Delivery
10 33 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (5.85%) Scrum
11 30 (5.85%) Incident Management
12 29 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (5.26%) Time Management
14 25 (4.87%) Test Scripting
15 24 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (4.09%) MVC
17 19 (3.70%) Software Engineering
18 18 (3.51%) Software Distribution
19 16 (3.12%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 98 (19.10%) SQL
2 46 (8.97%) C#
3 25 (4.87%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.48%) Java
5 21 (4.09%) VB
6 18 (3.51%) C++
7 14 (2.73%) PHP
8 12 (2.34%) C
9 11 (2.14%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.36%) VB6
11 6 (1.17%) Ruby
12 5 (0.97%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.97%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (0.78%) VBScript
13 4 (0.78%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.78%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.58%) Python
14 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.39%) Golang
15 2 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 49 (9.55%) Degree
2 25 (4.87%) ISEB
3 22 (4.29%) A+ Certification
4 16 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.34%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.75%) MCSA
8 7 (1.36%) MCSE
8 7 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.36%) CCNA
9 6 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.97%) MCDST
10 5 (0.97%) HP AIS
10 5 (0.97%) IBM Certification
11 4 (0.78%) PMP
12 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.02%) QA
2 22 (4.29%) SLA
3 16 (3.12%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.58%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 48 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.92%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.97%) XenApp
3 5 (0.97%) vSphere
4 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.39%) XenServer
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.58%) SCCM
3 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.19%) DameWare
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 135 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 72 (14.04%) SAP
3 22 (4.29%) IBM
4 16 (3.12%) HP
5 14 (2.73%) Oracle
5 14 (2.73%) Cisco
6 12 (2.34%) Retalix
7 9 (1.75%) Dell
7 9 (1.75%) Citrix
7 9 (1.75%) VMware
8 7 (1.36%) Cognos
8 7 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.17%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.97%) ATG
10 5 (0.97%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.97%) DataCore
11 4 (0.78%) Venda
11 4 (0.78%) VeriFone
11 4 (0.78%) Epicor
11 4 (0.78%) Wincor Nixdorf
Watford, Hertfordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Chatsworth
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: £45k - £50k + (15-20% bonus) + benefits (healthcare, Pension, life ins
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19500 per annum + pension, BUPA, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Medical, Pension, Clothing Allowance, Company discount
Posted: 9 days ago