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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 186 158 162
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 21 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.91% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 2.90% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 34
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,290 £32,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £55,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
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
1352 1380 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.93% 31.29% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1126 1266
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -21 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Coventry -12 6 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Warwickshire -4 3 £55,000 -15.38%
Worcestershire +3 1 £32,500 +58.53% 3
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 10 (28.57%) SAP
2 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) IBM
4 7 (20.00%) ISEB
4 7 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (11.43%) Chip and PIN
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) ERP
6 4 (11.43%) Windows
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Magento
7 3 (8.57%) Retail-J
7 3 (8.57%) Line Management
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) SAP Retail
8 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
8 2 (5.71%) MS Excel

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) GIMP
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Retail-J
1 3 (8.57%) Magento
2 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
General
1 14 (40.00%) Retail
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Solutions Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Field Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Retail Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) EPoS Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) XHTML
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) Zend Framework
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Line Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Logistics
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) SAP
2 7 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Sage
4 1 (2.86%) ATG
4 1 (2.86%) Zend
4 1 (2.86%) hybris
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Triple Seven
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + growing company
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Triple Seven
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 13 days ago