The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 88 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.60% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 1.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.51%  
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -26.15% +8.33%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 430 607 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.46% 45.26% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 284 386 258
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £59,400 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

EPoS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for EPoS in Edinburgh

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) UML
2 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 7 (58.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) B2B
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) SLA
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) ISEB
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) UML
2 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 7 (58.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) B2B
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) VMware