The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 209 185 183
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 13 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.48% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 19
Average salary £20,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.92% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
EPoS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1714 1756 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.29% 32.67% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1486 1275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,949
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

EPoS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing EPoS across the West Midlands region.

EPoS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

EPoS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EPoS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

EPoS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

EPoS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Birmingham -22 6 £20,500 -40.57% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £27,850 -
Coventry -13 2 £28,750 -40.10%
West Bromwich - 2 £18,750 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £19,000 -
Dudley - 1 £19,000 -
Walsall - 1 £19,000 - 1
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (55.17%) Retail
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Windows
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) SLA
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Magento
6 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (10.34%) WPF
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) People Management
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) .NET
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (55.17%) Retail
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) German Language
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) Head of Technology
4 2 (6.90%) WPF Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Development Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) WPF
2 2 (6.90%) WCF
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (3.45%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) People Management
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) MVVM
5 2 (6.90%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) ATG
2 1 (3.45%) hybris
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
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