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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 203 180 189
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 15 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.65% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 2.02% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 16
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -18.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £26,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,300 £41,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
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
1619 1687 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.21% 32.28% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1404 1282
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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
Coventry -10 4 £60,625 +40.98%
Warwickshire - 4 £30,000 -
Birmingham -37 3 £35,000 +2.94% 1
West Bromwich - 3 £18,500 -
Worcestershire +5 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Wolverhampton - 1 £19,000 -
Dudley - 1 £19,000 -
Walsall - 1 £19,000 - 2
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 11 (47.83%) Retail
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) Back Office
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.70%) SLA
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Retail-J
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 11 (47.83%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Field Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XHTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (4.35%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.35%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) ATG
3 1 (4.35%) hybris
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