The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 156 160
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 3 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.74% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1055 1210 1197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.57% 42.32% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 675 560 720
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £69,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

EPoS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for EPoS in Scotland

EPoS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for EPoS in Scotland

EPoS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Edinburgh -11 2 £40,000 -
Highlands - 1 £55,000 -
EPoS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) ATM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) CCTV
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) ATM
2 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CCTV
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft