Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 701 744 753
Rank change year-on-year +43 +9 +23
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 129 386 496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 114 342 496
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £19,800 £22,750 £19,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £61,125 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +22.95%

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 30,881 57,668 69,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.07% 39.14% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,902 43,300 53,720
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing EPoS.

Salary trend for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing EPoS over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Top 14 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 6 July 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 +37 123 £40,000 - 13
UK excluding London +34 98 £37,500 -6.25% 8
South East +66 47 £45,000 +5.88% 3
London +154 28 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Midlands +44 15 £28,750 -17.86% 2
East of England +76 13 £37,500 +41.51% 1
East Midlands +30 12 £26,000 -25.71%
North of England +129 10 £26,750 +7.00% 2
South West +79 10 £22,500 -43.75%
Work from Home +43 10 £55,000 +37.50%
North West +94 9 £21,000 -47.50% 2
Scotland +75 3 £45,000 +35.34%
West Midlands +70 3 £47,500 - 2
Yorkshire +102 1 £55,000 +129.17%

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 70 (54.26%) Retail
2 39 (30.23%) SQL
3 31 (24.03%) Windows
3 31 (24.03%) Microsoft
4 28 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (19.38%) C#
6 24 (18.60%) JavaScript
7 20 (15.50%) Office 365
8 19 (14.73%) .NET
8 19 (14.73%) Active Directory
8 19 (14.73%) ERP
9 18 (13.95%) Windows 10
10 17 (13.18%) E-Commerce
11 16 (12.40%) Project Management
11 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (12.40%) DevOps
12 15 (11.63%) CRM
13 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
13 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
13 14 (10.85%) Azure
13 14 (10.85%) Node.js
14 13 (10.08%) Git (software)
14 13 (10.08%) QA
14 13 (10.08%) TDD
14 13 (10.08%) Apple
14 13 (10.08%) HTML
14 13 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (9.30%) Analytics

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 8 (6.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.88%) CMS
3 2 (1.55%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.55%) Confluence
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.55%) WordPress
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) Magento
2 2 (1.55%) Sage 50
2 2 (1.55%) Shopify
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.50%) Office 365
2 14 (10.85%) Azure
3 11 (8.53%) AWS
4 7 (5.43%) Power Platform
5 5 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.88%) SaaS
5 5 (3.88%) Serverless
6 4 (3.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.55%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.55%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.78%) G Suite
8 1 (0.78%) GCP
8 1 (0.78%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.78%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) WAN
2 10 (7.75%) LAN
3 9 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (5.43%) Firewall
4 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.88%) ATM
5 5 (3.88%) DNS
5 5 (3.88%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (3.10%) DHCP
7 3 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.55%) ADSL
8 2 (1.55%) Extranet
8 2 (1.55%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.55%) SAN
8 2 (1.55%) SNMP
8 2 (1.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2017
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.43%) MySQL
5 7 (5.43%) Power BI
6 5 (3.88%) Redis
7 3 (2.33%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.55%) Big Data
8 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.43%) Selenium
4 4 (3.10%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.33%) JMeter
5 3 (2.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.55%) JIRA
6 2 (1.55%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (54.26%) Retail
2 8 (6.20%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.43%) Finance
4 6 (4.65%) Back Office
5 5 (3.88%) Marketing
6 2 (1.55%) Billing
6 2 (1.55%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Developer
2 28 (21.71%) Analyst
3 22 (17.05%) IT Engineer
4 19 (14.73%) Field Engineer
5 13 (10.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Backend Developer
6 10 (7.75%) EPoS Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) IT Support
6 10 (7.75%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Junior
8 8 (6.20%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Administrator
9 7 (5.43%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.65%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.65%) EPoS Field Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.73%) .NET
2 14 (10.85%) Node.js
3 13 (10.08%) HTML
4 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.65%) WPF
6 5 (3.88%) .NET Core
6 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET Core
6 5 (3.88%) CSS
6 5 (3.88%) JSON
6 5 (3.88%) MEAN Stack
6 5 (3.88%) XML
7 4 (3.10%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.33%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (2.33%) Web Services
9 2 (1.55%) HTML5
9 2 (1.55%) Laravel
9 2 (1.55%) React
9 2 (1.55%) Vue.js
9 2 (1.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (9.30%) iPad
2 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (4.65%) Pricing Data
3 5 (3.88%) CCTV
3 5 (3.88%) Digital Signage
3 5 (3.88%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.10%) iPhone
4 4 (3.10%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.33%) User Experience
6 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.55%) mPOS
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.03%) Windows
2 18 (13.95%) Windows 10
3 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (5.43%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.10%) Android
8 4 (3.10%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.33%) Linux
9 3 (2.33%) Unix
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.73%) ERP
3 17 (13.18%) E-Commerce
4 16 (12.40%) DevOps
4 16 (12.40%) Project Management
5 15 (11.63%) CRM
6 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (10.08%) TDD
8 12 (9.30%) Analytics
8 12 (9.30%) Scrum
9 10 (7.75%) OO
10 9 (6.98%) ITIL
10 9 (6.98%) SDLC
10 9 (6.98%) SOLID
11 7 (5.43%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.43%) Data Analytics
11 7 (5.43%) OOD
11 7 (5.43%) Regression Testing
11 7 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.23%) SQL
2 25 (19.38%) C#
3 24 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.20%) Java
5 7 (5.43%) PHP
6 5 (3.88%) Go
6 5 (3.88%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.88%) Python
6 5 (3.88%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.33%) Java 8
8 2 (1.55%) C
8 2 (1.55%) VB
8 2 (1.55%) VBScript
9 1 (0.78%) Delphi
9 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) ISEB
2 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.78%) MCITP
3 1 (0.78%) MCSA
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) SLA
3 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (14.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.20%) Docker
3 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.55%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.55%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) SCCM
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.10%) WSUS
3 1 (0.78%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.08%) Apple
3 10 (7.75%) Meraki
4 7 (5.43%) VMware
5 6 (4.65%) Adobe
6 5 (3.88%) Cisco
6 5 (3.88%) Veeam
7 3 (2.33%) Ingenico
7 3 (2.33%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.33%) VeriFone
7 3 (2.33%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.55%) Aruba
8 2 (1.55%) Concur
8 2 (1.55%) Sage
8 2 (1.55%) WooCommerce
9 1 (0.78%) Google
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.78%) Lotus
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle