Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 744 741 814
Rank change year-on-year -3 +73 -76
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 473 472 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.66% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 473 497 449
UK median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -5.11%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,450 £19,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% +8.33%

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 72,656 70,988 89,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.70% 40.65% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57,054 58,029 71,630
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 -14 432 £37,500 +11.94% 61
UK excluding London -23 299 £35,000 +12.90% 52
London +44 169 £45,000 +5.88% 12
South East +24 116 £40,000 +40.35% 17
Midlands -39 63 £35,000 -6.67% 17
East of England +17 52 £27,000 -22.86% 6
West Midlands +3 36 £37,500 - 14
East Midlands -20 26 £27,500 -26.67% 3
Scotland -25 26 £45,500 +92.80% 2
North of England +1 24 £27,500 +22.22% 6
North West -18 15 £41,250 +77.04% 4
South West -21 14 £24,000 -12.73% 3
Yorkshire +15 9 £22,000 +4.76% 2
Wales +5 7 £21,000 -2.33% 1
Northern Ireland -19 1 £22,000 +15.79%

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 281 (59.41%) Retail
2 113 (23.89%) Microsoft
3 94 (19.87%) Windows
4 85 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (16.49%) E-Commerce
6 74 (15.64%) SQL
7 71 (15.01%) .NET
8 66 (13.95%) Active Directory
9 60 (12.68%) C#
10 55 (11.63%) Finance
11 52 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
12 51 (10.78%) SQL Server
13 44 (9.30%) ITIL
13 44 (9.30%) Test Automation
14 43 (9.09%) Office 365
15 39 (8.25%) HTML
16 37 (7.82%) CRM
17 34 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (6.98%) JavaScript
18 33 (6.98%) Windows 7
19 32 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
19 32 (6.77%) Java
19 32 (6.77%) Windows 10
20 31 (6.55%) BDD
21 30 (6.34%) SLA
21 30 (6.34%) QA
22 29 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
23 28 (5.92%) HTML5
23 28 (5.92%) Android

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 12 (2.54%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.90%) Anypoint
2 9 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.85%) Apache
4 4 (0.85%) Confluence
5 3 (0.63%) CMS
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) Site Server
7 1 (0.21%) Tornado
Applications
1 52 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Maya
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.90%) SAP SD
2 8 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.06%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.42%) BASE24
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.42%) Postilion
6 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.09%) Office 365
2 18 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 9 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.69%) SaaS
6 5 (1.06%) G Suite
6 5 (1.06%) Sage Pay
7 4 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.21%) GitHub
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.92%) LAN
1 28 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
2 25 (5.29%) WAN
3 21 (4.44%) ATM
4 18 (3.81%) VPN
5 16 (3.38%) DHCP
6 15 (3.17%) DNS
7 12 (2.54%) Skype
7 12 (2.54%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.90%) Firewall
8 9 (1.90%) VoIP
9 8 (1.69%) Internet
10 7 (1.48%) Network Security
11 5 (1.06%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (1.06%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.85%) HTTP
12 4 (0.85%) SAN
13 3 (0.63%) FTP
13 3 (0.63%) POP3
13 3 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.38%) Data Mining
3 12 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.48%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.85%) Firebird
7 4 (0.85%) MySQL
8 3 (0.63%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 3 (0.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (0.63%) InterBase
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.42%) Big Data
9 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.42%) OLTP
9 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (5.29%) Selenium
2 17 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.38%) Cucumber
3 16 (3.38%) WebDriver
4 12 (2.54%) SoapUI
5 11 (2.33%) JIRA
6 10 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.90%) Maven
8 7 (1.48%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.48%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.48%) JMeter
8 7 (1.48%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.63%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.42%) EasyMock
10 2 (0.42%) git-flow
10 2 (0.42%) jMock
10 2 (0.42%) Mockito
11 1 (0.21%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 281 (59.41%) Retail
2 55 (11.63%) Finance
3 16 (3.38%) Marketing
4 12 (2.54%) Games
5 9 (1.90%) Back Office
6 8 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.48%) Banking
7 7 (1.48%) German Language
8 6 (1.27%) Billing
9 4 (0.85%) French Language
10 3 (0.63%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (21.78%) Analyst
2 57 (12.05%) Developer
3 41 (8.67%) Field Engineer
4 35 (7.40%) Project Manager
5 31 (6.55%) Support Analyst
6 30 (6.34%) Field Service Engineer
7 28 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (5.29%) EPoS Manager
9 24 (5.07%) IT Manager
10 23 (4.86%) Applications Support
11 21 (4.44%) IT Support
12 20 (4.23%) Business Analyst
13 19 (4.02%) C# Developer
13 19 (4.02%) Junior
13 19 (4.02%) Service Analyst
14 18 (3.81%) EPoS Engineer
15 17 (3.59%) .NET Developer
16 15 (3.17%) IT Analyst
16 15 (3.17%) Support Engineer
17 14 (2.96%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.01%) .NET
2 39 (8.25%) HTML
3 28 (5.92%) CSS
3 28 (5.92%) HTML5
4 24 (5.07%) ASP.NET
5 23 (4.86%) Web Services
6 20 (4.23%) XML
7 19 (4.02%) AngularJS
8 18 (3.81%) jQuery
9 17 (3.59%) Node.js
10 14 (2.96%) CSS3
10 14 (2.96%) WPF
11 13 (2.75%) RESTful
12 12 (2.54%) Angular 2
12 12 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (2.54%) SOAP
13 11 (2.33%) .NET Framework
13 11 (2.33%) REST
14 10 (2.11%) J2EE
15 9 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.02%) Driving Licence
2 19 (4.02%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.38%) CCTV
4 14 (2.96%) FMCG
4 14 (2.96%) iPad
5 13 (2.75%) iPhone
6 11 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
6 11 (2.33%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.11%) Handset
7 10 (2.11%) User Experience
8 9 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.69%) EFT
10 7 (1.48%) Chip and PIN
10 7 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.48%) EMV
10 7 (1.48%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.27%) EFTPOS
11 6 (1.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.87%) Windows
2 33 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 32 (6.77%) Windows 10
3 32 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (5.92%) Android
6 24 (5.07%) Windows Server
7 19 (4.02%) Apple iOS
8 18 (3.81%) Mac OS X
9 13 (2.75%) Windows Phone
10 9 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.06%) Linux
12 5 (1.06%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (16.49%) E-Commerce
3 44 (9.30%) ITIL
3 44 (9.30%) Test Automation
4 37 (7.82%) CRM
5 34 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (6.55%) BDD
7 28 (5.92%) ERP
7 28 (5.92%) Service Delivery
7 28 (5.92%) Software Engineering
8 27 (5.71%) Scrum
9 26 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (5.50%) Project Management
9 26 (5.50%) Software Testing
10 25 (5.29%) Break/Fix
11 24 (5.07%) Service Management
12 23 (4.86%) Test Scripting
13 22 (4.65%) TDD
14 21 (4.44%) User Stories
15 20 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 74 (15.64%) SQL
2 60 (12.68%) C#
3 33 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 32 (6.77%) Java
5 10 (2.11%) C
6 9 (1.90%) Groovy
7 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.63%) C++
9 3 (0.63%) Delphi
9 3 (0.63%) Python
9 3 (0.63%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.42%) PHP
10 2 (0.42%) VB
10 2 (0.42%) VB6
11 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (4.65%) Degree
2 12 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.48%) MCP
5 6 (1.27%) A+ Certification
5 6 (1.27%) MCSA
5 6 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.85%) MCSE
8 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.63%) ISEB
9 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.21%) CCNA
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.21%) HNC
10 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.34%) QA
1 30 (6.34%) SLA
2 17 (3.59%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.27%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.85%) GDPR
6 3 (0.63%) PMO
6 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.42%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.42%) PSD2
8 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 66 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.11%) Docker
2 10 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (5.07%) SCCM
2 12 (2.54%) AirWatch
3 10 (2.11%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (1.27%) DameWare
5 3 (0.63%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) Puppet
7 1 (0.21%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 113 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.07%) Oracle
3 21 (4.44%) Apple
3 21 (4.44%) VMware
4 19 (4.02%) SAP
5 16 (3.38%) Google
6 15 (3.17%) MuleSoft
7 12 (2.54%) Ivanti
8 11 (2.33%) Cisco
9 10 (2.11%) Adobe
9 10 (2.11%) Sage
9 10 (2.11%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.48%) Cognos
10 7 (1.48%) FIS
10 7 (1.48%) Telerik
10 7 (1.48%) VeriFone
10 7 (1.48%) Wincor Nixdorf
11 6 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.06%) Juniper
12 5 (1.06%) Thales