Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 773 801
Rank change year-on-year +16 +28 -3
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 469 486 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 483 455 449
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,200 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +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 77777 77328 91200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.93% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58681 63584 73079
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +15 452 £40,000 +6.67% 23
UK excluding London -10 301 £35,000 -6.67% 20
London +48 164 £47,500 +2.15% 4
South East +35 107 £36,250 -3.33% 10
Midlands -7 78 £37,500 -6.25% 6
West Midlands +18 52 £41,250 +10.00% 2
East of England +21 48 £27,000 -42.55% 1
North of England +30 38 £22,000 -12.00% 2
South West +6 29 £22,000 -23.48%
North West +15 25 £32,500 +30.00% 1
East Midlands -11 25 £21,500 -46.58% 4
Yorkshire +26 15 £21,875 +4.17% 1
Scotland -19 12 £60,000 +118.18% 1
Wales +17 3 £26,250 +13.34%
Northern Ireland - 1 £23,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 279 (59.49%) Retail
2 86 (18.34%) SQL
2 86 (18.34%) E-Commerce
2 86 (18.34%) Microsoft
3 83 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (16.42%) Windows
5 67 (14.29%) Finance
6 65 (13.86%) Project Management
7 59 (12.58%) CRM
8 55 (11.73%) .NET
8 55 (11.73%) SQL Server
9 45 (9.59%) Active Directory
9 45 (9.59%) QA
10 40 (8.53%) Degree
11 39 (8.32%) C#
12 38 (8.10%) ITIL
13 37 (7.89%) Java
13 37 (7.89%) JIRA
14 36 (7.68%) Oracle
15 35 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (7.04%) Scrum
17 31 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (6.40%) iPad
18 30 (6.40%) ERP
18 30 (6.40%) SAP
18 30 (6.40%) Software Testing
19 29 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
20 28 (5.97%) HTML
20 28 (5.97%) Marketing
21 27 (5.76%) Business Analysis

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 27 (5.76%) Confluence
2 16 (3.41%) Apache
3 9 (1.92%) IIS
4 5 (1.07%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) Maya
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.71%) SAP SD
4 6 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.64%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.12%) Office 365
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.07%) SaaS
3 4 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (0.85%) G Suite
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.48%) ATM
1 21 (4.48%) WAN
2 20 (4.26%) LAN
3 18 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (3.20%) DHCP
5 14 (2.99%) Firewall
6 13 (2.77%) DNS
7 12 (2.56%) VoIP
7 12 (2.56%) VPN
8 9 (1.92%) Internet
8 9 (1.92%) Network Security
8 9 (1.92%) SAN
9 6 (1.28%) Bluetooth
10 5 (1.07%) FTP
10 5 (1.07%) HTTP
10 5 (1.07%) SMS
10 5 (1.07%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (1.07%) Wireless
11 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.64%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.71%) MySQL
7 8 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.85%) Big Data
10 4 (0.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 4 (0.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (0.64%) Firebird
11 3 (0.64%) InterBase
11 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (7.89%) JIRA
2 17 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.41%) Selenium
3 16 (3.41%) WebDriver
4 14 (2.99%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.56%) EasyMock
5 12 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.56%) jMock
5 12 (2.56%) Mockito
6 5 (1.07%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.85%) git-flow
8 3 (0.64%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.43%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.21%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 279 (59.49%) Retail
2 67 (14.29%) Finance
3 28 (5.97%) Marketing
4 17 (3.62%) German Language
5 15 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.56%) Back Office
7 11 (2.35%) Banking
8 9 (1.92%) Games
8 9 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.71%) Electronics
10 6 (1.28%) Advertising
10 6 (1.28%) Publishing
11 2 (0.43%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 99 (21.11%) Analyst
2 61 (13.01%) Project Manager
3 55 (11.73%) Developer
4 36 (7.68%) Support Analyst
5 31 (6.61%) Applications Support
5 31 (6.61%) EPoS Manager
6 29 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (6.18%) Business Analyst
7 28 (5.97%) Field Engineer
8 26 (5.54%) IT Manager
9 24 (5.12%) Delivery Manager
9 24 (5.12%) Field Service Engineer
10 22 (4.69%) Systems Manager
11 21 (4.48%) EPoS Engineer
12 18 (3.84%) IT Support
13 17 (3.62%) Consultant
13 17 (3.62%) Retail Business Analyst
14 16 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (3.41%) Systems Delivery Manager
15 15 (3.20%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.73%) .NET
2 28 (5.97%) HTML
3 20 (4.26%) CSS
4 16 (3.41%) Web Services
5 15 (3.20%) XML
6 13 (2.77%) Spring
6 13 (2.77%) Spring MVC
7 12 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 12 (2.56%) Hibernate
7 12 (2.56%) J2EE
7 12 (2.56%) JSP
7 12 (2.56%) Node.js
8 11 (2.35%) jQuery
9 9 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.92%) Angular 2
9 9 (1.92%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.92%) HTML5
9 9 (1.92%) SOAP
10 7 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (1.49%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.40%) iPad
2 25 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.41%) CCTV
3 16 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.77%) Fintech
4 13 (2.77%) FMCG
5 9 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.28%) EMV
7 6 (1.28%) Smartcard
8 5 (1.07%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.85%) Clustering
9 4 (0.85%) User Experience
10 3 (0.64%) Apple TV
10 3 (0.64%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.64%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.42%) Windows
2 26 (5.54%) Linux
3 23 (4.90%) Windows 7
4 19 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.41%) Android
5 16 (3.41%) Windows 10
6 14 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.77%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.85%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.21%) MVS
13 1 (0.21%) Unix
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.34%) E-Commerce
2 83 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (13.86%) Project Management
4 59 (12.58%) CRM
5 38 (8.10%) ITIL
6 35 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (7.04%) Scrum
8 31 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (6.40%) ERP
9 30 (6.40%) Software Testing
10 29 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (5.76%) Business Analysis
11 27 (5.76%) MVC
12 26 (5.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (5.54%) Line Management
13 24 (5.12%) BDD
13 24 (5.12%) Break/Fix
13 24 (5.12%) Migration
14 23 (4.90%) Test Automation
15 22 (4.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 86 (18.34%) SQL
2 39 (8.32%) C#
3 37 (7.89%) Java
4 27 (5.76%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.20%) PowerShell
6 14 (2.99%) C
7 13 (2.77%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.71%) VB
9 7 (1.49%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.28%) C++
10 6 (1.28%) Embedded C
10 6 (1.28%) Embedded C++
10 6 (1.28%) Python
11 5 (1.07%) VBA
12 3 (0.64%) Delphi
12 3 (0.64%) VB6
13 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.43%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (8.53%) Degree
2 13 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.49%) ISEB
4 7 (1.49%) MCP
4 7 (1.49%) PMP
5 5 (1.07%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.64%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CCNA
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.21%) HNC
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.59%) QA
2 25 (5.33%) SLA
3 12 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.85%) GDPR
6 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.85%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (2.35%) SCCM
2 3 (0.64%) Nagios
2 3 (0.64%) Opsview
2 3 (0.64%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.68%) Oracle
3 30 (6.40%) SAP
4 17 (3.62%) VMware
5 13 (2.77%) Cisco
5 13 (2.77%) Google
6 12 (2.56%) Demandware
6 12 (2.56%) hybris
7 10 (2.13%) LANDesk
8 9 (1.92%) Cognos
9 7 (1.49%) Apple
9 7 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.49%) Telerik
10 6 (1.28%) Siebel
10 6 (1.28%) Workday
11 5 (1.07%) Juniper
11 5 (1.07%) Sage
11 5 (1.07%) Veeam
11 5 (1.07%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.85%) SonicWALL