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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 685 667 723
Rank change year-on-year -18 +56  
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 179 274 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 154 234 210
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  

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 35305 41561 44108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.45% 42.19% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28146 33794 34964
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 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
England -14 175 £35,000 -11.39% 30
London +33 58 £56,250 +2.27% 6
South East +65 34 £34,000 -9.33% 7
North West -27 19 £35,000 +42.85% 3
East Midlands +9 18 £30,000 -4.00%
West Midlands +10 17 £35,000 +7.69% 5
South West -2 14 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East of England -14 13 £70,000 +89.18% 6
Hampshire +20 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £27,500 -38.88%
Hertfordshire +3 11 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Wimbledon +37 9 £57,500 +15.00%
Wiltshire +10 9 £35,000 -50.00%
Swindon +8 9 £35,000 -50.00%
Manchester -19 9 £25,500 - 2
Berkshire +32 8 £40,000 +138.80% 7
Derby +5 7 £37,500 +120.58%
Derbyshire +3 7 £37,500 +120.58%
Hemel Hempstead +2 7 £70,000 +55.55%
City of London +32 6 £68,250 +24.09%
Birmingham +14 6 £32,500 +47.72% 3
Leicestershire +6 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Coventry -3 6 £34,500 -42.50%
High Wycombe - 6 £27,000 -
Southampton +7 5 £70,000 +86.66%
Lancashire +5 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Milton Keynes +2 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Fareham - 5 £24,000 -
Surrey +37 4 £50,000 +29.03%
Chorley - 4 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 243 (56.78%) Retail
2 102 (23.83%) Windows
3 84 (19.63%) SQL
4 72 (16.82%) Microsoft
5 58 (13.55%) SQL Server
6 57 (13.32%) ITIL
7 51 (11.92%) E-Commerce
8 45 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (10.28%) PRINCE2
10 42 (9.81%) Finance
10 42 (9.81%) Microsoft Office
10 42 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (9.58%) Wi-Fi
12 38 (8.88%) CRM
12 38 (8.88%) Active Directory
13 34 (7.94%) Project Management
14 31 (7.24%) LAN
14 31 (7.24%) ERP
15 29 (6.78%) Apple iOS
16 28 (6.54%) SAP
16 28 (6.54%) C#
17 27 (6.31%) HTML
17 27 (6.31%) Windows Server
18 26 (6.07%) WAN
18 26 (6.07%) Change Management
18 26 (6.07%) VMware
19 25 (5.84%) Cisco
19 25 (5.84%) .NET
19 25 (5.84%) PCI DSS
19 25 (5.84%) Degree

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 23 (5.37%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (2.57%) IIS
4 9 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.17%) Confluence
8 3 (0.70%) CMS
9 2 (0.47%) Apache
9 2 (0.47%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.47%) Tornado
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (9.81%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.34%) SAP CRM
2 9 (2.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.64%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.93%) Retail-J
6 3 (0.70%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.47%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.67%) Office 365
2 15 (3.50%) SaaS
3 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.47%) G Suite
6 2 (0.47%) GitHub
6 2 (0.47%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.58%) Wi-Fi
2 31 (7.24%) LAN
3 26 (6.07%) WAN
4 22 (5.14%) Wireless
5 18 (4.21%) ATM
5 18 (4.21%) Firewall
6 14 (3.27%) SAN
7 11 (2.57%) Structured Cabling
7 11 (2.57%) VoIP
8 10 (2.34%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.10%) VPN
10 7 (1.64%) IMAP
10 7 (1.64%) SMTP
10 7 (1.64%) VLAN
11 5 (1.17%) DHCP
11 5 (1.17%) DNS
11 5 (1.17%) Internet
12 4 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.47%) Broadband
14 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.10%) MySQL
4 8 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.17%) Big Data
7 4 (0.93%) Power BI
7 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.47%) MS Access
10 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (2.57%) JIRA
2 6 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.93%) Selenium
3 4 (0.93%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.93%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.47%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.47%) gulp
4 2 (0.47%) JMeter
4 2 (0.47%) JUnit
4 2 (0.47%) NUnit
4 2 (0.47%) PHPUnit
4 2 (0.47%) Ranorex
4 2 (0.47%) TestNG
4 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.47%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.23%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 243 (56.78%) Retail
2 42 (9.81%) Finance
3 24 (5.61%) Back Office
4 20 (4.67%) Games
5 14 (3.27%) German Language
5 14 (3.27%) Marketing
6 10 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.10%) French Language
8 8 (1.87%) Banking
9 7 (1.64%) Electronics
10 6 (1.40%) Advertising
11 5 (1.17%) Publishing
11 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.70%) Legal
13 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.47%) Law
14 2 (0.47%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (17.76%) Project Manager
2 73 (17.06%) Analyst
3 59 (13.79%) IT Manager
4 44 (10.28%) IT Project Manager
5 41 (9.58%) Field Engineer
6 40 (9.35%) Developer
6 40 (9.35%) Support Analyst
7 33 (7.71%) Applications Support
7 33 (7.71%) IT Support
8 32 (7.48%) EPoS Engineer
9 29 (6.78%) Field Service Engineer
10 27 (6.31%) EPoS Manager
11 21 (4.91%) Senior Manager
12 20 (4.67%) Senior Project Manager
13 19 (4.44%) IT Analyst
14 18 (4.21%) Architect
15 17 (3.97%) EPoS Field Engineer
15 17 (3.97%) Support Engineer
15 17 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
16 15 (3.50%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.31%) HTML
2 25 (5.84%) .NET
3 24 (5.61%) CSS
4 8 (1.87%) Web Services
5 7 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.64%) MAPI
6 6 (1.40%) CSS3
7 5 (1.17%) Django
7 5 (1.17%) Flask
7 5 (1.17%) React
8 4 (0.93%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.93%) EDI
8 4 (0.93%) Entity Framework
8 4 (0.93%) Laravel
8 4 (0.93%) WPF
9 3 (0.70%) Ajax
9 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.70%) jQuery
9 3 (0.70%) LINQ
9 3 (0.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.44%) Driving Licence
3 14 (3.27%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.80%) iPad
6 11 (2.57%) Chip and PIN
6 11 (2.57%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.57%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.40%) FMCG
7 6 (1.40%) User Experience
8 5 (1.17%) EFT
8 5 (1.17%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.17%) Smartcard
9 4 (0.93%) CCTV
9 4 (0.93%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.93%) Fintech
9 4 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.70%) EMV
10 3 (0.70%) iPhone
10 3 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 102 (23.83%) Windows
2 29 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 27 (6.31%) Windows Server
4 23 (5.37%) Windows 7
5 22 (5.14%) Android
6 20 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (3.50%) Linux
7 15 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.80%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.87%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.17%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) Unix
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (13.32%) ITIL
2 51 (11.92%) E-Commerce
3 45 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (10.28%) PRINCE2
5 38 (8.88%) CRM
6 34 (7.94%) Project Management
7 31 (7.24%) ERP
8 26 (6.07%) Change Management
9 23 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (4.91%) Break/Fix
11 20 (4.67%) Incident Management
11 20 (4.67%) Service Delivery
12 19 (4.44%) Business Transformation
12 19 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (3.97%) DSDM
14 17 (3.97%) Systems Analysis
15 16 (3.74%) ITIL V3
15 16 (3.74%) Mentoring
15 16 (3.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.63%) SQL
2 28 (6.54%) C#
3 24 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (3.50%) Java
5 11 (2.57%) PHP
6 8 (1.87%) VBScript
7 6 (1.40%) C++
7 6 (1.40%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.40%) Python
7 6 (1.40%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.40%) VB
7 6 (1.40%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.93%) VB6
9 3 (0.70%) C
9 3 (0.70%) VBA
9 3 (0.70%) XAML
10 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.23%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (5.84%) Degree
2 9 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.64%) ISEB
4 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.70%) HNC
6 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.47%) MCSE
6 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.47%) PMP
6 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.23%) MCTS
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.23%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.84%) PCI DSS
2 20 (4.67%) SLA
3 14 (3.27%) QA
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.47%) Docker
5 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.93%) SCCM
3 2 (0.47%) cPanel
3 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.54%) SAP
3 26 (6.07%) VMware
4 25 (5.84%) Cisco
5 19 (4.44%) Oracle
6 15 (3.50%) Apple
7 8 (1.87%) hybris
8 7 (1.64%) Adobe
8 7 (1.64%) NetApp
9 6 (1.40%) Dell
9 6 (1.40%) Google
9 6 (1.40%) HP
10 5 (1.17%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (1.17%) Cognos
10 5 (1.17%) Symantec
11 4 (0.93%) Avaya
11 4 (0.93%) EMC
11 4 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.93%) Tableau
12 3 (0.70%) Citrix
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Car, Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Success Appointments
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
human capital ventures ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
human capital ventures ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Penrith, Cumbria
Center Parcs
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
S S P Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
S S P Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Alfen
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension, Car All.
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, car allowance
Posted: 26 days ago