Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 599 819 746
Rank change year-on-year +220 -73 +19
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 169 214 401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.44% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 225 391
Median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,950 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £60,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

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 24,468 48,411 60,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.49% 38.51% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19,003 37,653 46,274
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,314 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.36% - +4.65%

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 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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
UK excluding London +190 123 £40,000 +11.11% 19
Scotland +104 77 - - 10
England +131 68 £40,000 +9.59% 11
London +181 23 £35,000 -36.36% 3
South East +112 18 £45,000 +38.46% 4
North of England +71 15 £50,000 +51.52% 1
North West +71 14 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Midlands +72 7 £37,500 +15.38% 2
East of England +99 6 £37,500 +36.36%
East Midlands +48 4 £37,500 +3.45%
West Midlands +82 3 £31,250 +4.17% 2
Work from Home -89 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire +42 1 £40,000 +100.00%
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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.

1 117 (69.23%) Marketing
2 114 (67.46%) Mobile App
3 66 (39.05%) C#
4 61 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (35.50%) Problem-Solving
6 44 (26.04%) DevOps
7 43 (25.44%) SQL
7 43 (25.44%) SQL Server
8 41 (24.26%) SDLC
9 39 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 38 (22.49%) Docker
11 35 (20.71%) Microsoft
12 34 (20.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
14 29 (17.16%) Azure
15 28 (16.57%) Selenium
15 28 (16.57%) User Experience
15 28 (16.57%) BDD
15 28 (16.57%) TDD
16 27 (15.98%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (15.38%) Microservices
17 26 (15.38%) JavaScript
18 25 (14.79%) Windows
19 24 (14.20%) .NET
19 24 (14.20%) RabbitMQ
20 23 (13.61%) MySQL
21 21 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
22 20 (11.83%) Kubernetes
22 20 (11.83%) Management Information System
23 19 (11.24%) Microsoft Office

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 14 (8.28%) ColdFusion
2 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.18%) WordPress
3 1 (0.59%) Drupal
3 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.16%) Azure
2 15 (8.88%) SaaS
3 4 (2.37%) Office 365
4 1 (0.59%) AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.06%) Wi-Fi
2 16 (9.47%) DNS
3 15 (8.88%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.28%) WAN
5 5 (2.96%) DHCP
6 4 (2.37%) Firewall
6 4 (2.37%) LAN
7 3 (1.78%) VPN
8 1 (0.59%) Network Security
8 1 (0.59%) RFID
8 1 (0.59%) VoIP
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.61%) MySQL
3 13 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.92%) Redis
5 7 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.78%) OLAP
7 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 34 (20.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (16.57%) Selenium
4 17 (10.06%) MSTest
4 17 (10.06%) NUnit
5 14 (8.28%) Postman
5 14 (8.28%) SpecFlow
5 14 (8.28%) WebDriver
6 12 (7.10%) Cypress.io
7 10 (5.92%) JIRA
8 1 (0.59%) GCC
General
1 117 (69.23%) Marketing
2 17 (10.06%) Retail
3 14 (8.28%) Finance
4 7 (4.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.78%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (26.63%) Development Engineer
1 45 (26.63%) Software Development Engineer
1 45 (26.63%) Software Engineer
2 25 (14.79%) Developer
3 19 (11.24%) Senior Development Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Senior Software Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Software Test Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Test Development Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Test Engineer
4 15 (8.88%) Field Engineer
4 15 (8.88%) Field Service Engineer
5 10 (5.92%) Analyst
5 10 (5.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (5.92%) iOS Developer
5 10 (5.92%) React Developer
5 10 (5.92%) SCCM Engineer
6 9 (5.33%) Automation Tester
6 9 (5.33%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.20%) .NET
1 24 (14.20%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (9.47%) CSS
3 15 (8.88%) HTML
4 14 (8.28%) .NET Core
4 14 (8.28%) Swagger
5 12 (7.10%) Jest
5 12 (7.10%) Redux
5 12 (7.10%) Sass
6 10 (5.92%) Core Data
6 10 (5.92%) Memcached
6 10 (5.92%) RESTful
7 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.59%) COM
8 1 (0.59%) React
8 1 (0.59%) Symfony
8 1 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.59%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 114 (67.46%) Mobile App
2 28 (16.57%) User Experience
3 21 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (11.83%) Management Information System
5 15 (8.88%) Driving Licence
6 12 (7.10%) Data Centre
6 12 (7.10%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.78%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.78%) FMCG
7 3 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.59%) CCTV
9 1 (0.59%) IPTV
9 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.59%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.59%) mPOS
9 1 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.79%) Windows
2 13 (7.69%) Linux
3 12 (7.10%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.18%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.50%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (26.04%) DevOps
4 41 (24.26%) SDLC
5 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
6 28 (16.57%) BDD
6 28 (16.57%) TDD
7 27 (15.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (15.38%) Microservices
9 19 (11.24%) SDET
10 18 (10.65%) Analytics
10 18 (10.65%) Decision-Making
11 17 (10.06%) Regression Testing
11 17 (10.06%) Software Testing
12 16 (9.47%) API Development
13 15 (8.88%) Incident Management
13 15 (8.88%) Mentoring
14 14 (8.28%) Coaching
14 14 (8.28%) Load Testing
14 14 (8.28%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.05%) C#
2 43 (25.44%) SQL
3 26 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.65%) PowerShell
5 16 (9.47%) PHP
6 13 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 10 (5.92%) Apple Swift
7 10 (5.92%) Objective-C
7 10 (5.92%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.78%) Java
10 2 (1.18%) C++
10 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (10.06%) ISEB
1 17 (10.06%) ISTQB
1 17 (10.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.92%) MCITP
3 10 (5.92%) MCSA
4 2 (1.18%) Degree
4 2 (1.18%) OCP
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.06%) QA
2 5 (2.96%) SLA
3 3 (1.78%) GDPR
3 3 (1.78%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (22.49%) Docker
2 15 (8.88%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (11.83%) Kubernetes
2 12 (7.10%) ZABBIX
3 10 (5.92%) SCCM
3 10 (5.92%) SCOM
3 10 (5.92%) WMI
4 6 (3.55%) Graylog
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 35 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.92%) Apple
3 4 (2.37%) Oracle
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco
4 2 (1.18%) VMware
4 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.59%) Aruba
5 1 (0.59%) Facebook
5 1 (0.59%) Google
5 1 (0.59%) HP
5 1 (0.59%) Sage
5 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.59%) Zend