Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 762 800
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38 +34
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 419 539 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.66% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 415 504 470
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,750 £20,613
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75705 82161 89580
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.79% 41.66% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 57774 67209 71350
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 0 410 £37,500 -6.25% 27
UK excluding London -5 267 £32,500 -7.14% 15
London +11 143 £47,500 -5.00% 12
South East +62 95 £30,000 -20.00% 7
Midlands -4 74 £35,500 +9.23% 4
North of England -1 43 £21,750 -11.22% 2
West Midlands +15 41 £40,000 +23.08% 1
North West -10 36 £24,750 +4.21% 2
South West -13 35 £24,000 -40.00% 1
East Midlands -9 33 £22,500 -30.77% 3
East of England -34 27 £36,250 -9.38% 1
Yorkshire +24 9 £21,500 -28.33%
Scotland +3 4 £55,000 +46.67%
Wales +17 2 £21,000 -9.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 £23,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 244 (58.23%) Retail
2 88 (21.00%) Windows
3 86 (20.53%) SQL
4 70 (16.71%) E-Commerce
5 63 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (14.80%) CRM
7 61 (14.56%) Microsoft
8 60 (14.32%) Project Management
9 59 (14.08%) Finance
10 57 (13.60%) SQL Server
11 50 (11.93%) ITIL
12 45 (10.74%) Degree
13 41 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (9.07%) JIRA
15 37 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (8.83%) Oracle
15 37 (8.83%) Java
16 34 (8.11%) Active Directory
17 32 (7.64%) .NET
17 32 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
18 30 (7.16%) Scrum
18 30 (7.16%) Linux
18 30 (7.16%) PRINCE2
18 30 (7.16%) QA
18 30 (7.16%) iPad
19 29 (6.92%) ERP
20 28 (6.68%) Confluence
21 27 (6.44%) Marketing
21 27 (6.44%) Systems Analysis
22 26 (6.21%) 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 28 (6.68%) Confluence
2 16 (3.82%) IIS
2 16 (3.82%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.58%) Apache
4 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.72%) CMS
6 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) Maya
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.48%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.48%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.53%) Office 365
2 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.63%) SaaS
4 4 (0.95%) G Suite
5 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.48%) GitHub
5 2 (0.48%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.49%) WAN
2 22 (5.25%) LAN
3 19 (4.53%) ATM
3 19 (4.53%) Firewall
4 16 (3.82%) Wireless
5 14 (3.34%) SAN
5 14 (3.34%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (2.86%) VoIP
7 9 (2.15%) VPN
8 7 (1.67%) DHCP
8 7 (1.67%) DNS
9 6 (1.43%) Bluetooth
9 6 (1.43%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.19%) Internet
11 4 (0.95%) SMS
11 4 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (0.72%) IMAP
12 3 (0.72%) Network Security
12 3 (0.72%) SMTP
12 3 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.63%) MySQL
4 11 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.39%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.43%) Big Data
8 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.95%) Power BI
11 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.48%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 2 (0.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (9.07%) JIRA
2 14 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.39%) EasyMock
3 10 (2.39%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.39%) jMock
3 10 (2.39%) Mockito
4 5 (1.19%) Selenium
4 5 (1.19%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.95%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.48%) git-flow
6 2 (0.48%) gulp
6 2 (0.48%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.24%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.24%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 244 (58.23%) Retail
2 59 (14.08%) Finance
3 27 (6.44%) Marketing
4 21 (5.01%) German Language
5 16 (3.82%) Games
6 15 (3.58%) Back Office
7 14 (3.34%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.39%) Electronics
10 9 (2.15%) Banking
11 7 (1.67%) Publishing
12 4 (0.95%) Advertising
12 4 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.72%) French Language
13 3 (0.72%) Law
13 3 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (21.00%) Analyst
2 69 (16.47%) Project Manager
3 38 (9.07%) Developer
4 35 (8.35%) Support Analyst
5 34 (8.11%) IT Manager
6 31 (7.40%) Applications Support
6 31 (7.40%) EPoS Manager
7 29 (6.92%) IT Support
8 25 (5.97%) Business Analyst
8 25 (5.97%) Field Engineer
9 24 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (5.25%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (5.01%) EPoS Engineer
12 20 (4.77%) EPoS Project Manager
12 20 (4.77%) Systems Manager
13 18 (4.30%) Consultant
13 18 (4.30%) Senior Manager
13 18 (4.30%) Senior Project Manager
14 17 (4.06%) Delivery Project Manager
14 17 (4.06%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.64%) .NET
2 20 (4.77%) HTML
3 13 (3.10%) XML
4 12 (2.86%) CSS
5 11 (2.63%) J2EE
5 11 (2.63%) Web Services
6 10 (2.39%) Hibernate
6 10 (2.39%) JSP
6 10 (2.39%) Spring
6 10 (2.39%) Spring MVC
7 8 (1.91%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.43%) JNI
9 5 (1.19%) SOAP
10 4 (0.95%) Ajax
10 4 (0.95%) CSS3
10 4 (0.95%) EDI
10 4 (0.95%) Node.js
10 4 (0.95%) React
11 3 (0.72%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.16%) iPad
3 17 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.86%) Fintech
5 11 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.91%) Chip and PIN
7 8 (1.91%) EMV
7 8 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.91%) Smartcard
8 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.19%) CCTV
9 5 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.95%) Clustering
10 4 (0.95%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.72%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.72%) NHS
11 3 (0.72%) User Experience
12 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 88 (21.00%) Windows
2 30 (7.16%) Linux
3 26 (6.21%) Windows 7
4 19 (4.53%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.10%) Android
6 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.39%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.15%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) Unix
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.24%) MVS
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (16.71%) E-Commerce
2 63 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (14.80%) CRM
4 60 (14.32%) Project Management
5 50 (11.93%) ITIL
6 37 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (7.16%) PRINCE2
7 30 (7.16%) Scrum
8 29 (6.92%) ERP
9 27 (6.44%) Systems Analysis
10 26 (6.21%) Line Management
11 25 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (5.49%) Migration
14 20 (4.77%) Service Delivery
15 18 (4.30%) Business Analysis
15 18 (4.30%) Change Management
16 17 (4.06%) Break/Fix
16 17 (4.06%) Programme Management
17 16 (3.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 86 (20.53%) SQL
2 37 (8.83%) Java
3 23 (5.49%) C#
4 18 (4.30%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.58%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.63%) VB
6 11 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.91%) C++
8 7 (1.67%) C
9 6 (1.43%) Embedded C
9 6 (1.43%) Embedded C++
9 6 (1.43%) Python
10 5 (1.19%) VBA
11 4 (0.95%) VB6
12 3 (0.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (10.74%) Degree
2 13 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (3.10%) ISEB
3 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.43%) PMP
5 5 (1.19%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.72%) MCP
7 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MCTS
9 1 (0.24%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.16%) QA
2 17 (4.06%) SLA
3 12 (2.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.95%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (1.91%) SCCM
2 5 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.72%) Nagios
3 3 (0.72%) Opsview
4 2 (0.48%) cPanel
5 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.83%) Oracle
3 26 (6.21%) SAP
4 24 (5.73%) VMware
5 20 (4.77%) Cisco
6 12 (2.86%) Apple
6 12 (2.86%) hybris
7 11 (2.63%) LANDesk
8 10 (2.39%) Demandware
9 7 (1.67%) EMC
9 7 (1.67%) Google
9 7 (1.67%) WorldPay
10 6 (1.43%) Cognos
10 6 (1.43%) Dell
10 6 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.43%) Siebel
10 6 (1.43%) Workday
11 5 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (1.19%) Symantec
12 4 (0.95%) Tableau