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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 214 202 219
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 23 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.01% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 11
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £44,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.44%
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
2183 1779 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.86% 33.12% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1422 1615
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -17 10 £35,000 -9.09%
Staffordshire -5 6 £31,250 +13.63%
Coventry +1 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 24 (55.81%) Retail
2 12 (27.91%) Finance
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) Windows
4 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) EDI
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.95%) Java
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (11.63%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) VMware
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
8 4 (9.30%) SAP
8 4 (9.30%) CRM
8 4 (9.30%) Back Office
8 4 (9.30%) Banking
8 4 (9.30%) Marketing
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
9 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
9 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
9 3 (6.98%) MVC
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco
9 3 (6.98%) B2B
9 3 (6.98%) ColdFusion

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) ColdFusion
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.33%) Retail-J
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) ATM
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) IPsec
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) MPLS
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (55.81%) Retail
2 12 (27.91%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Back Office
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.65%) Games
6 1 (2.33%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) Product Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) IT Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) EPoS Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Field Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Server Support
5 3 (6.98%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) EDI
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) Symfony
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) CCTV
3 1 (2.33%) EFT
3 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
2 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) B2B
5 3 (6.98%) BPR
5 3 (6.98%) MVC
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Product Management
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.33%) OO
7 1 (2.33%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) PHP
3 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CCNA
1 1 (2.33%) CCNP
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.65%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) arcserve
5 2 (4.65%) Lotus
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto