Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 810 754 762
Rank change year-on-year -56 +8 -18
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 211 377 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.63% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 189 334 480
UK median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.12% +14.09% +14.62%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £68,250 £63,375 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +12.90%

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 47,000 59,604 67,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.58% 39.61% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36,156 45,131 53,110
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +2.35%

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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Top 13 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 23 February 2020. 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 -43 198 £36,500 -14.12% 70
UK excluding London -28 157 £36,000 -10.00% 61
South East +8 58 £36,000 -4.00% 14
London +41 47 £52,184 +15.96% 13
North of England +60 31 £35,000 -6.67% 12
South West +46 30 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North West +51 26 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Midlands -18 24 £30,000 -45.45% 15
East Midlands +2 20 £30,000 -40.00% 8
Scotland +31 7 £44,000 +46.67% 4
East of England +22 7 £37,500 -18.48% 10
Yorkshire +43 5 £20,000 -46.67% 2
West Midlands +4 4 £47,500 -26.92% 7

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for EPoS.

1 126 (59.72%) Retail
2 81 (38.39%) SQL
3 55 (26.07%) Microsoft
4 52 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (21.33%) JavaScript
6 42 (19.91%) Windows
7 41 (19.43%) Project Management
8 37 (17.54%) E-Commerce
9 36 (17.06%) .NET
9 36 (17.06%) Git (software)
10 35 (16.59%) C#
11 30 (14.22%) Office 365
11 30 (14.22%) Jenkins
11 30 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (13.27%) MVC
13 27 (12.80%) Scrum
13 27 (12.80%) PHP
13 27 (12.80%) Active Directory
14 26 (12.32%) MySQL
14 26 (12.32%) CRM
14 26 (12.32%) Vue.js
15 25 (11.85%) MongoDB
15 25 (11.85%) HTML
15 25 (11.85%) SQL Server
16 23 (10.90%) React
17 22 (10.43%) Linux
17 22 (10.43%) Unix
17 22 (10.43%) Time Management
18 21 (9.95%) ERP

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 20 (9.48%) Apache Solr
2 6 (2.84%) CMS
2 6 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.42%) Confluence
4 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.42%) Magento
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.95%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.22%) Office 365
2 20 (9.48%) Azure
3 12 (5.69%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (4.74%) AWS
5 8 (3.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 7 (3.32%) Power Platform
6 7 (3.32%) SaaS
7 5 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.37%) Serverless
8 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Flow
9 2 (0.95%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.48%) Extranet
2 9 (4.27%) LAN
2 9 (4.27%) WAN
3 6 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.90%) ATM
4 4 (1.90%) Firewall
4 4 (1.90%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.42%) DHCP
5 3 (1.42%) DNS
5 3 (1.42%) VoIP
6 2 (0.95%) ADSL
6 2 (0.95%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.32%) MySQL
2 25 (11.85%) MongoDB
2 25 (11.85%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.48%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.27%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.32%) Power BI
7 6 (2.84%) Electronic Patient Records
7 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.37%) Firebird
8 5 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.37%) Redis
8 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2017
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.22%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.27%) JIRA
4 6 (2.84%) Subversion
5 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.37%) Xcode
6 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.47%) Selenium
8 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 126 (59.72%) Retail
2 14 (6.64%) Finance
3 8 (3.79%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.37%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.90%) Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Billing
5 4 (1.90%) Publishing
6 3 (1.42%) Advertising
6 3 (1.42%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (28.44%) Developer
2 54 (25.59%) Analyst
3 25 (11.85%) Field Engineer
4 23 (10.90%) Support Analyst
5 20 (9.48%) PHP Developer
6 18 (8.53%) IT Engineer
7 15 (7.11%) Business Analyst
8 14 (6.64%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.69%) Administrator
9 12 (5.69%) Field Service Engineer
9 12 (5.69%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.74%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.74%) Applications Support
10 10 (4.74%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.74%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (4.27%) EPoS Engineer
11 9 (4.27%) IT Support
11 9 (4.27%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.79%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.06%) .NET
2 26 (12.32%) Vue.js
3 25 (11.85%) HTML
4 23 (10.90%) React
5 20 (9.48%) Laravel
6 15 (7.11%) .NET Framework
6 15 (7.11%) CSS
7 13 (6.16%) WPF
8 11 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (4.74%) WinForms
9 10 (4.74%) XML
10 9 (4.27%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.27%) jQuery
10 9 (4.27%) Node.js
11 8 (3.79%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.79%) JSON
12 7 (3.32%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.84%) Ajax
13 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (2.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.16%) Driving Licence
2 13 (6.16%) iPad
3 12 (5.69%) User Experience
4 11 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.79%) iPhone
5 8 (3.79%) Mobile Computing
5 8 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.84%) Pricing Data
7 5 (2.37%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.42%) BYOD
9 3 (1.42%) Robotics
9 3 (1.42%) Social Media
9 3 (1.42%) Social Network
10 2 (0.95%) CCTV
10 2 (0.95%) Digital Signage
10 2 (0.95%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.91%) Windows
2 22 (10.43%) Linux
2 22 (10.43%) Unix
3 21 (9.95%) Windows 10
4 13 (6.16%) Apple iOS
5 12 (5.69%) Android
5 12 (5.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.79%) Windows Phone
7 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.43%) Project Management
3 37 (17.54%) E-Commerce
4 30 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (13.27%) MVC
6 27 (12.80%) Scrum
7 26 (12.32%) CRM
8 22 (10.43%) Time Management
9 21 (9.95%) ERP
10 20 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.00%) ITIL
12 15 (7.11%) Web Development
13 12 (5.69%) Business Analysis
13 12 (5.69%) Fintech
14 11 (5.21%) Analytics
14 11 (5.21%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (4.74%) Multichannel Retail
15 10 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (4.27%) DevOps
16 9 (4.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.39%) SQL
2 45 (21.33%) JavaScript
3 35 (16.59%) C#
4 27 (12.80%) PHP
5 9 (4.27%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.84%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.37%) Go
7 5 (2.37%) Java
7 5 (2.37%) Python
8 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (4.74%) Degree
2 3 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) CCNA
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) QA
2 7 (3.32%) SLA
3 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.95%) SEPA
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
1 11 (5.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (26.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.11%) Apple
3 10 (4.74%) Adobe
4 6 (2.84%) Oracle
4 6 (2.84%) Toshiba
4 6 (2.84%) VMware
5 5 (2.37%) Meraki
5 5 (2.37%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.42%) Google
6 3 (1.42%) Veeam
7 2 (0.95%) HP
7 2 (0.95%) hybris
7 2 (0.95%) IBM
7 2 (0.95%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (0.95%) Intershop
7 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.95%) Jitterbit
7 2 (0.95%) Lotus
7 2 (0.95%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com