The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 142 119
Rank change year-on-year +21 -23  
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 7 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.36% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.37% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Median salary £30,000 £22,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,665 £19,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,500 £35,360
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -17.14% +16.66%  

EPoS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 707 1078 680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 36.77% 43.71% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 521 654 560
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,960 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing EPoS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in Birmingham

EPoS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing EPoS in Birmingham.

Salary trend for EPoS in Birmingham

EPoS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for EPoS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 11 (84.62%) Retail
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) SAP
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Tableau
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Big Data
5 4 (30.77%) Power BI
6 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) BPR
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) ATM
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) Power BI
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
General
1 11 (84.62%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) German Language
3 1 (7.69%) Polish Language
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Supply Chain Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Zachman Architect
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) BPR
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Case Management
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) CCDA
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Tableau
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto