Period
to

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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 946 554 765
Rank change year-on-year -392 +211 +12
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 257 370 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 1.08% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 181 72 146
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £20,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £47,500 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +28.38% -7.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £50,938
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +31.94% -10.00%

EPoS is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,611 34,247 34,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 45.29% 38.19% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32,447 23,263 27,269
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +1.85%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -200 206 £42,500 -10.53% 46
England -212 201 £42,500 -10.53% 49
Work from Home -198 102 £47,500 -24.00% 11
South East -74 60 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Midlands -41 47 £45,000 -16.28% 11
West Midlands -20 46 £45,000 -21.74% 7
North of England -71 41 £36,000 -17.71% 14
South West -12 23 £28,500 -12.31% 4
Scotland -181 22 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Yorkshire -31 21 £37,000 -7.50% 7
North West -72 20 £28,000 -41.05% 7
London -284 16 £56,250 +25.00% 6
East of England -71 12 £32,000 -28.89% 4
Wales - 1 £25,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 107 (41.63%) Agile
2 100 (38.91%) Retail
3 66 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 60 (23.35%) Windows
5 58 (22.57%) SQL
6 57 (22.18%) C#
7 43 (16.73%) .NET
8 41 (15.95%) Marketing
8 41 (15.95%) Mobile App
9 40 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 37 (14.40%) Microsoft 365
11 35 (13.62%) E-Commerce
11 35 (13.62%) Software Engineering
12 33 (12.84%) Git (software)
12 33 (12.84%) AWS
12 33 (12.84%) Social Skills
13 32 (12.45%) Test Automation
14 31 (12.06%) CSS
15 28 (10.89%) HTML
15 28 (10.89%) User Experience
16 27 (10.51%) Active Directory
17 26 (10.12%) Azure
18 25 (9.73%) Mentoring
18 25 (9.73%) Scrum
19 24 (9.34%) Finance
19 24 (9.34%) QA
19 24 (9.34%) Vue.js
19 24 (9.34%) TypeScript
20 23 (8.95%) Windows Server
20 23 (8.95%) Postman

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 10 (3.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.33%) ColdFusion
3 4 (1.56%) Confluence
3 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.78%) Magento
4 2 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.40%) Microsoft 365
2 33 (12.84%) AWS
3 26 (10.12%) Azure
4 17 (6.61%) Serverless
5 12 (4.67%) SaaS
6 11 (4.28%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 11 (4.28%) AWS Step Functions
7 4 (1.56%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.56%) Trello
8 2 (0.78%) Boomi
8 2 (0.78%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.39%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.39%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.78%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (7.39%) LAN
3 16 (6.23%) WAN
4 12 (4.67%) Internet
5 11 (4.28%) HTTP
5 11 (4.28%) Network Security
6 7 (2.72%) DHCP
6 7 (2.72%) DNS
6 7 (2.72%) Firewall
7 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.33%) Wireless
8 4 (1.56%) VLAN
9 3 (1.17%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.17%) VoIP
9 3 (1.17%) VPN
10 2 (0.78%) DSL
10 2 (0.78%) ISDN
10 2 (0.78%) PSTN
10 2 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.45%) NoSQL
2 12 (4.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (3.89%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.11%) MySQL
5 4 (1.56%) Redis
6 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.78%) Power BI
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.78%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) MS Access
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL Workbench
8 1 (0.39%) SQLite
8 1 (0.39%) UniData
Development Applications
1 33 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.95%) Postman
3 12 (4.67%) SoapUI
4 11 (4.28%) Cypress.io
4 11 (4.28%) TeamCity
5 10 (3.89%) JIRA
6 7 (2.72%) Selenium
7 6 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.33%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.95%) PhpStorm
9 4 (1.56%) Moq
10 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.78%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.39%) JUnit
12 1 (0.39%) Mockito
General
1 100 (38.91%) Retail
2 41 (15.95%) Marketing
3 33 (12.84%) Social Skills
4 24 (9.34%) Finance
5 18 (7.00%) Back Office
6 15 (5.84%) Advertising
6 15 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.06%) Manufacturing
8 12 (4.67%) Games
9 10 (3.89%) Multimedia
10 8 (3.11%) Organisational Skills
11 7 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (1.17%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.39%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 81 (31.52%) Developer
2 60 (23.35%) Analyst
3 24 (9.34%) Business Analyst
4 23 (8.95%) C# Developer
5 22 (8.56%) Backend Developer
6 21 (8.17%) IT Manager
7 18 (7.00%) IT Analyst
8 15 (5.84%) Test Analyst
9 14 (5.45%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.06%) .NET Developer
10 13 (5.06%) Field Engineer
10 13 (5.06%) IT Support
10 13 (5.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (5.06%) Software Engineer
10 13 (5.06%) Technical Support
11 12 (4.67%) EPoS Engineer
12 11 (4.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (4.28%) PHP Developer
13 10 (3.89%) C# Software Developer
13 10 (3.89%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.73%) .NET
2 31 (12.06%) CSS
3 28 (10.89%) HTML
4 24 (9.34%) Vue.js
5 19 (7.39%) ASP.NET
5 19 (7.39%) Sass
6 16 (6.23%) .NET Core
6 16 (6.23%) Laravel
6 16 (6.23%) RESTful
7 15 (5.84%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.06%) React
8 13 (5.06%) REST
9 12 (4.67%) Jest
9 12 (4.67%) Node.js
9 12 (4.67%) SOAP
10 11 (4.28%) CodeIgniter
10 11 (4.28%) Redux
10 11 (4.28%) WPF
11 9 (3.50%) HTML5
11 9 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.95%) Mobile App
2 28 (10.89%) User Experience
3 17 (6.61%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.89%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.11%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.72%) iPad
7 4 (1.56%) mPOS
8 3 (1.17%) NHS
9 2 (0.78%) CCTV
9 2 (0.78%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
10 1 (0.39%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.39%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.39%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.35%) Windows
2 23 (8.95%) Windows Server
3 21 (8.17%) Apple iOS
4 17 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.23%) Android
5 16 (6.23%) Linux
5 16 (6.23%) Windows 10
6 14 (5.45%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.89%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (3.50%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.95%) CentOS
11 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (41.63%) Agile
2 35 (13.62%) E-Commerce
2 35 (13.62%) Software Engineering
3 32 (12.45%) Test Automation
4 25 (9.73%) Mentoring
4 25 (9.73%) Scrum
5 23 (8.95%) Project Management
5 23 (8.95%) Web Development
6 22 (8.56%) Full Stack Development
6 22 (8.56%) Microservices
6 22 (8.56%) TDD
7 21 (8.17%) CRM
8 20 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (7.00%) MVC
10 17 (6.61%) API Development
11 16 (6.23%) Business Analysis
11 16 (6.23%) Front End Development
12 15 (5.84%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.45%) IT Strategy
13 14 (5.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.68%) JavaScript
2 58 (22.57%) SQL
3 57 (22.18%) C#
4 24 (9.34%) TypeScript
5 23 (8.95%) PHP
6 15 (5.84%) Java
7 13 (5.06%) Kotlin
8 11 (4.28%) Python
9 4 (1.56%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.17%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) C++
12 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (6.23%) Degree
2 12 (4.67%) CCNA
2 12 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.89%) MCP
3 10 (3.89%) MCSE
4 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.39%) APMG
5 1 (0.39%) CCNP
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.39%) MCITP
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.34%) QA
2 8 (3.11%) SLA
3 5 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.17%) GDPR
5 2 (0.78%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 27 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.00%) Docker
3 9 (3.50%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.72%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.33%) SCCM
2 6 (2.33%) SCOM
3 4 (1.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.67%) Cisco
3 11 (4.28%) VMware
4 10 (3.89%) Meraki
4 10 (3.89%) Sage
5 6 (2.33%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.95%) Dell
6 5 (1.95%) SAP
7 4 (1.56%) Oracle
8 3 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.78%) HP
9 2 (0.78%) Veeam
10 1 (0.39%) Aruba
10 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.39%) Avaya
10 1 (0.39%) Ubiquiti