Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 609 618 800
Rank change year-on-year +9 +182 -56
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 410 55 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.34% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 130 51 238
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £24,750 £30,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £58,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £36,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +6.67%

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

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 45,683 16,163 44,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.99% 35.56% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27,746 13,454 34,603
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +3.77%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.50% +3.81%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in England

EPoS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing EPoS in England.

Salary trend for EPoS in England

EPoS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing EPoS in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for EPoS in England

EPoS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the England region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England -35 100 £25,500 -51.43% 15
South East -84 88 £37,500 +3.45% 12
Midlands -67 75 £26,000 -25.71% 16
London -221 60 £46,750 +18.35% 9
West Midlands -44 56 £52,500 +90.91% 12
South West - 52 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire - 46 £25,500 - 1
North West -61 43 £35,500 -32.38% 12
East of England -72 29 £41,500 +30.71% 1
East Midlands -49 19 £20,000 -42.86% 4
North East - 11 £25,000 - 2
EPoS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 288 (70.24%) Retail
2 254 (61.95%) Social Skills
3 194 (47.32%) Strategic Management
4 105 (25.61%) Microsoft
5 102 (24.88%) Problem-Solving
6 87 (21.22%) Microsoft Office
7 62 (15.12%) Self-Motivation
7 62 (15.12%) Organisational Skills
8 57 (13.90%) Service Delivery
9 54 (13.17%) Google
9 54 (13.17%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 48 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (11.71%) Wi-Fi
11 44 (10.73%) Microsoft 365
12 43 (10.49%) Windows
13 42 (10.24%) Marketing
14 36 (8.78%) Decision-Making
15 32 (7.80%) Mobile App
15 32 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (7.80%) E-Commerce
16 30 (7.32%) Advertising
17 28 (6.83%) Finance
18 25 (6.10%) Waterfall
19 24 (5.85%) Project Management
20 21 (5.12%) ERP
21 20 (4.88%) Active Directory
21 20 (4.88%) SQL Server
22 19 (4.63%) Degree
22 19 (4.63%) Driving Licence
23 18 (4.39%) Windows 10

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (2.20%) CMS
2 8 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.73%) Headless CMS
4 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 87 (21.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.73%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (2.44%) SaaS
3 5 (1.22%) Azure
4 4 (0.98%) AWS
5 3 (0.73%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.49%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.49%) Datadog
6 2 (0.49%) GitHub
6 2 (0.49%) GitHub Actions
6 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 2 (0.49%) PaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Serverless
6 2 (0.49%) Snowflake
6 2 (0.49%) Stripe
7 1 (0.24%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.71%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (3.66%) Structured Cabling
3 12 (2.93%) Network Security
3 12 (2.93%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.44%) Firewall
5 8 (1.95%) LAN
5 8 (1.95%) VoIP
6 7 (1.71%) DNS
7 5 (1.22%) VPN
8 4 (0.98%) VLAN
8 4 (0.98%) Wireless
9 3 (0.73%) DHCP
9 3 (0.73%) SNMP
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.49%) HTTP
10 2 (0.49%) MPLS
10 2 (0.49%) PBX
10 2 (0.49%) Skype
10 2 (0.49%) WAN
11 1 (0.24%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.95%) MySQL
3 3 (0.73%) MS Access
3 3 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.49%) Redis
5 1 (0.24%) Power BI
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (3.66%) JIRA
2 14 (3.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.73%) MSTest
3 3 (0.73%) NUnit
3 3 (0.73%) Selenium
3 3 (0.73%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.49%) PhpStorm
4 2 (0.49%) Postman
4 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 288 (70.24%) Retail
2 254 (61.95%) Social Skills
3 62 (15.12%) Organisational Skills
4 42 (10.24%) Marketing
5 32 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (7.32%) Advertising
7 28 (6.83%) Finance
8 14 (3.41%) Presentation Skills
9 11 (2.68%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.95%) Influencing Skills
11 5 (1.22%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.73%) Legal
13 2 (0.49%) Back Office
13 2 (0.49%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 197 (48.05%) Consultant
2 34 (8.29%) Analyst
2 34 (8.29%) IT Engineer
3 33 (8.05%) IT Support
3 33 (8.05%) Support Engineer
4 29 (7.07%) IT Support Engineer
5 27 (6.59%) Developer
6 24 (5.85%) Field Engineer
7 20 (4.88%) Field Service Engineer
8 16 (3.90%) IT Manager
9 15 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (3.66%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.17%) Business IT Analyst
10 13 (3.17%) IT Analyst
10 13 (3.17%) IT Business Analyst
10 13 (3.17%) Project Manager
11 12 (2.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 12 (2.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (2.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.90%) HTML
2 12 (2.93%) .NET
3 11 (2.68%) CSS
4 9 (2.20%) Laravel
5 8 (1.95%) JSON
5 8 (1.95%) React
5 8 (1.95%) WPF
6 7 (1.71%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.71%) Vue.js
7 4 (0.98%) Core Data
7 4 (0.98%) LINQ
7 4 (0.98%) Web Services
7 4 (0.98%) XML
8 3 (0.73%) HTML5
8 3 (0.73%) RESTful
9 2 (0.49%) CSS3
9 2 (0.49%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.49%) jQuery
9 2 (0.49%) Node.js
9 2 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.12%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (7.80%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.63%) Driving Licence
4 12 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.95%) mPOS
6 4 (0.98%) FMCG
6 4 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (0.98%) Social Media
7 3 (0.73%) Digital Signage
8 2 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.49%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.49%) iPad
8 2 (0.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.24%) Analogue Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) CCTV
9 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.49%) Windows
2 18 (4.39%) Windows 10
3 10 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.22%) Linux
6 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (0.98%) CentOS
7 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (47.32%) Strategic Management
2 102 (24.88%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (13.90%) Service Delivery
4 54 (13.17%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 48 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (8.78%) Decision-Making
7 32 (7.80%) E-Commerce
8 25 (6.10%) Waterfall
9 24 (5.85%) Project Management
10 21 (5.12%) ERP
11 17 (4.15%) Order Management
12 15 (3.66%) Scrum
13 14 (3.41%) Supplier Management
14 13 (3.17%) B2C
14 13 (3.17%) Business Analysis
14 13 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
15 11 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (2.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 11 (2.68%) Project Delivery
15 11 (2.68%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.39%) JavaScript
2 15 (3.66%) C#
3 13 (3.17%) SQL
4 10 (2.44%) PHP
5 9 (2.20%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.95%) TypeScript
7 4 (0.98%) Apple Swift
7 4 (0.98%) Objective-C
7 4 (0.98%) Python
7 4 (0.98%) XAML
8 3 (0.73%) C
9 1 (0.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (4.63%) Degree
2 4 (0.98%) A+ Certification
2 4 (0.98%) MCSA
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (0.73%) ISEB
3 3 (0.73%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.49%) CCNA
4 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (0.49%) JNCIA
4 2 (0.49%) MCDST
4 2 (0.49%) MCITP
4 2 (0.49%) MCSE
4 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.68%) SLA
2 7 (1.71%) GDPR
3 5 (1.22%) PMO
4 4 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 20 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.98%) Docker
3 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 105 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 54 (13.17%) Google
3 8 (1.95%) VMware
4 6 (1.46%) Cisco
5 3 (0.73%) Apple
5 3 (0.73%) Aruba
5 3 (0.73%) ATG
5 3 (0.73%) hybris
5 3 (0.73%) Meraki
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle
6 2 (0.49%) Fortinet
6 2 (0.49%) Intel
6 2 (0.49%) Juniper
6 2 (0.49%) Mitel
6 2 (0.49%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (0.49%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.49%) Xero
7 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.24%) SAP
7 1 (0.24%) Xamarin