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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 211 203 188
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 33 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 1.39% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 16
Median salary £32,500 £38,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,800 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
2316 1877 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.45% 34.86% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1585 1472
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Staffordshire +14 10 £32,500 +27.32%
Solihull - 6 £32,500 -
Coventry -3 4 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Birmingham -19 4 £22,500 -33.33%
Shropshire - 3 £22,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £24,500 - 1
Dudley - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £67,500 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 34 (50.00%) Retail
2 15 (22.06%) Finance
3 14 (20.59%) ITIL
4 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.65%) Marketing
6 11 (16.18%) Windows
7 10 (14.71%) CSS
7 10 (14.71%) HTML
7 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
7 10 (14.71%) HP
7 10 (14.71%) Web Development
7 10 (14.71%) MVC
7 10 (14.71%) RESTful
8 8 (11.76%) MS Office
9 7 (10.29%) Project Management
9 7 (10.29%) Dell
9 7 (10.29%) EFTPOS
9 7 (10.29%) Back Office
9 7 (10.29%) Supplier Management
9 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.29%) Health Informatics
9 7 (10.29%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
9 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
9 7 (10.29%) Fujitsu
9 7 (10.29%) JIRA
9 7 (10.29%) Resource Management
9 7 (10.29%) Informatics
10 6 (8.82%) CMS

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 6 (8.82%) CMS
2 5 (7.35%) WordPress
3 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) 3G
1 3 (4.41%) 4G
1 3 (4.41%) ATM
1 3 (4.41%) VoIP
2 2 (2.94%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) LAN
2 2 (2.94%) WAN
2 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.94%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) MS Access
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) JIRA
General
1 34 (50.00%) Retail
2 15 (22.06%) Finance
3 12 (17.65%) Marketing
4 7 (10.29%) Back Office
5 4 (5.88%) Banking
6 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.94%) Law
8 1 (1.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) IT Support
3 10 (14.71%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Field Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) IT Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) EPoS Support Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Applications Support
6 7 (10.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) IT Support Technician
6 7 (10.29%) IT Technician
6 7 (10.29%) Support Technician
7 6 (8.82%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.35%) Junior
8 5 (7.35%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.35%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) CSS
1 10 (14.71%) HTML
1 10 (14.71%) RESTful
2 6 (8.82%) .NET
3 5 (7.35%) Ajax
3 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (7.35%) CodeIgniter
3 5 (7.35%) HTML5
3 5 (7.35%) jQuery
3 5 (7.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) EFTPOS
1 7 (10.29%) Health Informatics
1 7 (10.29%) Informatics
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) iPhone
3 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.47%) EFT
4 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.71%) MVC
3 10 (14.71%) Web Development
4 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
4 7 (10.29%) Resource Management
4 7 (10.29%) Supplier Management
5 5 (7.35%) Analytics
5 5 (7.35%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (7.35%) SEO
5 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.41%) Budget Control
6 3 (4.41%) Data Management
6 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.94%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.94%) Scrum
7 2 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) C#
1 5 (7.35%) Java
1 5 (7.35%) PHP
2 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) CCNP
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (7.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) HP
3 7 (10.29%) Dell
3 7 (10.29%) Fujitsu
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco
4 5 (7.35%) Google
5 4 (5.88%) VMware
6 3 (4.41%) Juniper
7 2 (2.94%) IBM
7 2 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (1.47%) AirMagnet
8 1 (1.47%) Aruba
8 1 (1.47%) Epicor
8 1 (1.47%) NCR
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle