Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 337 340
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +16
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 31 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 12
North West median annual salary £29,000 £25,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -39.39% +17.86%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5064 4879 4756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.61% 40.07% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3970 4099 3789
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 19 October 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 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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
Manchester +6 23 £21,750 +6.10% 1
Lancashire +4 4 £32,500 +30.00%
Cheshire -26 3 £42,500 +80.08%
Merseyside +9 1 £55,000 -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 21 (67.74%) Retail
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
5 9 (29.03%) ERP
5 9 (29.03%) SAP
5 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 8 (25.81%) VB
6 8 (25.81%) .NET
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 7 (22.58%) CRM
7 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) OO
8 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
9 5 (16.13%) Electronics
9 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
9 5 (16.13%) Chip and PIN
9 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.13%) VBA
9 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) XML
9 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
9 5 (16.13%) Migration

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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Business One
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) G Suite
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) ATM
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Broadband
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) git-flow
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.45%) Zephyr
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (67.74%) Retail
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Electronics
3 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.68%) Games
5 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Implementation Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Graduate
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) VB Developer
6 2 (6.45%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) XML
4 4 (12.90%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) ActiveX
5 2 (6.45%) COM
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.23%) LINQ
6 1 (3.23%) Node.js
6 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (12.90%) Driving Licence
4 3 (9.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
2 9 (29.03%) ERP
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) CRM
3 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
4 6 (19.35%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) Coaching
5 5 (16.13%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) People Management
5 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.13%) Time Management
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) SEO
7 3 (9.68%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.45%) Break/Fix
8 2 (6.45%) Business Development
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) VB
3 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
4 6 (19.35%) VB.NET
5 5 (16.13%) VBA
6 3 (9.68%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) VB6
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Master's Degree
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) SAP
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (12.90%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Cognos
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Samsung
5 1 (3.23%) Xamarin