Period
to 17 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 750 804
Rank change year-on-year -18 +54 +26
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 434 518 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.66% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 448 476 438
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.11% +2.00%
10th Percentile £20,925 £20,900 £20,000
90th Percentile £66,625 £71,875 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% -

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75630 78725 90575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.24% 41.03% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56792 64594 72517
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +14 427 £40,000 -5.88% 17
UK excluding London -20 267 £30,000 -20.00% 15
London +35 165 £50,000 - 4
South East +51 94 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Midlands -1 67 £37,500 - 5
West Midlands +37 45 £42,500 +30.77% 3
North of England +21 42 £21,750 -40.41% 3
East of England +9 40 £27,000 -40.00% 1
South West -1 33 £22,000 -46.67%
North West +6 31 £29,000 +20.83% 1
East Midlands -7 22 £21,500 -44.16% 2
Yorkshire +35 13 £21,750 -13.00% 2
Wales +17 3 £26,250 +13.34%
Scotland -15 3 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £23,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for EPoS.

1 237 (54.61%) Retail
2 81 (18.66%) Windows
3 80 (18.43%) E-Commerce
4 78 (17.97%) SQL
5 75 (17.28%) Microsoft
6 72 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (15.21%) Project Management
7 66 (15.21%) Finance
8 53 (12.21%) CRM
9 47 (10.83%) SQL Server
10 42 (9.68%) .NET
11 41 (9.45%) Oracle
12 40 (9.22%) Java
12 40 (9.22%) JIRA
13 39 (8.99%) Degree
13 39 (8.99%) Scrum
14 36 (8.29%) ITIL
14 36 (8.29%) Active Directory
15 35 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (7.60%) QA
17 31 (7.14%) Marketing
17 31 (7.14%) Confluence
17 31 (7.14%) iPad
18 30 (6.91%) C#
19 29 (6.68%) Linux
19 29 (6.68%) Continuous Delivery
20 28 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
21 26 (5.99%) SLA
21 26 (5.99%) ERP
21 26 (5.99%) Windows 7

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 31 (7.14%) Confluence
2 17 (3.92%) Apache
3 13 (3.00%) IIS
4 8 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Maya
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (5.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.38%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.69%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.30%) Office 365
2 7 (1.61%) SaaS
3 6 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.38%) G Suite
4 4 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
2 20 (4.61%) WAN
3 19 (4.38%) LAN
4 18 (4.15%) ATM
5 14 (3.23%) DHCP
5 14 (3.23%) Firewall
6 13 (3.00%) VoIP
7 12 (2.76%) DNS
7 12 (2.76%) VPN
8 11 (2.53%) Internet
9 9 (2.07%) Network Security
9 9 (2.07%) SAN
9 9 (2.07%) Wireless
10 6 (1.38%) Bluetooth
11 5 (1.15%) FTP
11 5 (1.15%) HTTP
11 5 (1.15%) SMS
11 5 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.69%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.76%) RDBMS
3 12 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.30%) MySQL
5 9 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.92%) Big Data
10 4 (0.92%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 4 (0.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (0.69%) Firebird
11 3 (0.69%) InterBase
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 40 (9.22%) JIRA
2 17 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.00%) Selenium
3 13 (3.00%) WebDriver
4 12 (2.76%) EasyMock
4 12 (2.76%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.76%) jMock
4 12 (2.76%) Mockito
5 11 (2.53%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.15%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.92%) git-flow
8 3 (0.69%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.46%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 237 (54.61%) Retail
2 66 (15.21%) Finance
3 31 (7.14%) Marketing
4 22 (5.07%) German Language
5 18 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.53%) Back Office
6 11 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.30%) Banking
7 10 (2.30%) Electronics
8 9 (2.07%) Games
9 5 (1.15%) Publishing
10 4 (0.92%) Advertising
11 3 (0.69%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (20.97%) Analyst
2 59 (13.59%) Project Manager
3 46 (10.60%) Developer
4 36 (8.29%) Support Analyst
5 29 (6.68%) Delivery Manager
6 28 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 27 (6.22%) Business Analyst
7 27 (6.22%) EPoS Manager
7 27 (6.22%) Field Engineer
7 27 (6.22%) IT Manager
8 26 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (5.53%) Systems Manager
10 22 (5.07%) Field Service Engineer
11 21 (4.84%) IT Support
12 19 (4.38%) Delivery Project Manager
13 18 (4.15%) EPoS Engineer
13 18 (4.15%) Systems Delivery Manager
14 17 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
14 17 (3.92%) Retail Business Analyst
14 17 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.68%) .NET
2 18 (4.15%) HTML
3 16 (3.69%) XML
4 13 (3.00%) J2EE
4 13 (3.00%) Spring
4 13 (3.00%) Spring MVC
5 12 (2.76%) CSS
5 12 (2.76%) Hibernate
5 12 (2.76%) JSP
5 12 (2.76%) Web Services
6 9 (2.07%) SOAP
7 8 (1.84%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.38%) JNI
9 5 (1.15%) WPF
10 4 (0.92%) Node.js
10 4 (0.92%) RESTful
11 3 (0.69%) Django
11 3 (0.69%) EDI
11 3 (0.69%) jQuery
11 3 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.14%) iPad
2 24 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.46%) Fintech
5 10 (2.30%) CCTV
6 9 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.38%) EMV
8 6 (1.38%) Smartcard
9 5 (1.15%) Chip and PIN
9 5 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.92%) Clustering
11 3 (0.69%) Apple TV
11 3 (0.69%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.69%) FMCG
11 3 (0.69%) User Experience
12 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.66%) Windows
2 29 (6.68%) Linux
3 26 (5.99%) Windows 7
4 16 (3.69%) Apple iOS
4 16 (3.69%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.23%) Android
5 14 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.38%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.23%) MVS
12 1 (0.23%) Unix
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (18.43%) E-Commerce
2 72 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (15.21%) Project Management
4 53 (12.21%) CRM
5 39 (8.99%) Scrum
6 36 (8.29%) ITIL
7 35 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (6.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (5.99%) ERP
11 25 (5.76%) Line Management
12 24 (5.53%) Migration
12 24 (5.53%) Software Testing
13 23 (5.30%) BDD
13 23 (5.30%) Service Delivery
14 22 (5.07%) Business Analysis
14 22 (5.07%) OO
15 20 (4.61%) Break/Fix
15 20 (4.61%) Test Automation
16 19 (4.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 78 (17.97%) SQL
2 40 (9.22%) Java
3 30 (6.91%) C#
4 16 (3.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.69%) PowerShell
5 13 (3.00%) C
5 13 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.07%) VB
7 8 (1.84%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.38%) C++
8 6 (1.38%) Embedded C
8 6 (1.38%) Embedded C++
8 6 (1.38%) Python
9 5 (1.15%) VBA
10 4 (0.92%) VB6
11 3 (0.69%) Delphi
12 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (8.99%) Degree
2 13 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.61%) ISEB
3 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.61%) PMP
4 5 (1.15%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.15%) MCP
5 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.23%) HNC
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.60%) QA
2 26 (5.99%) SLA
3 12 (2.76%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.92%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.92%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) SCCM
2 3 (0.69%) Nagios
2 3 (0.69%) Opsview
2 3 (0.69%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.45%) Oracle
3 22 (5.07%) SAP
4 15 (3.46%) Cisco
4 15 (3.46%) VMware
5 12 (2.76%) Demandware
5 12 (2.76%) Google
5 12 (2.76%) hybris
6 11 (2.53%) LANDesk
7 10 (2.30%) Apple
8 9 (2.07%) Cognos
9 7 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.38%) Siebel
10 6 (1.38%) Workday
11 5 (1.15%) Dell
11 5 (1.15%) Juniper
11 5 (1.15%) Sage
11 5 (1.15%) Veeam
11 5 (1.15%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.92%) Sophos