The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 221 231
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10  
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 16 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.63% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 16
Median salary £35,000 £24,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -18.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2461 2229 2368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.99% 38.66% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 1820 1889
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

EPoS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for EPoS in the North West

EPoS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for EPoS in the North West

EPoS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Manchester -23 8 £35,000 -24.32% 3
Lancashire +1 5 £22,500 -
Merseyside -2 2 £46,250 +21.71%
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 11 (50.00%) Retail
2 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 5 (22.73%) ATM
3 5 (22.73%) Electronics
3 5 (22.73%) Games
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 4 (18.18%) Mechatronics
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (18.18%) Avaya
4 4 (18.18%) MS Office
4 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
5 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) ISEB
6 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.09%) QA
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium
6 2 (9.09%) Windows

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Business One
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) ATM
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Broadband
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
1 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
2 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Electronics
2 5 (22.73%) Games
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Field Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Field Service Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) IT Support
3 4 (18.18%) Field Service Technician
3 4 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Cabling Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blog
2 1 (4.55%) Podcast
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Mechatronics
2 4 (18.18%) Validation
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Samsung
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