Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 728 753 731
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22 +83
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 474 442 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 430 471 543
UK median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18,963 £19,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +23.33% -11.76% +13.33%

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 74,550 73,761 87,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.31% 42.86% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58,043 58,731 70,653
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,570
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.20% +5.59%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for EPoS in the UK

EPoS
Top 16 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 19 June 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 +19 447 £37,500 +2.74% 54
UK excluding London -4 293 £37,000 +23.33% 53
London +34 170 £36,000 -28.00% 8
South East +7 106 £37,500 +20.97% 12
Midlands -4 67 £35,000 +0.72% 9
North of England +8 51 £35,000 +55.56% 21
East Midlands -5 41 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Yorkshire +39 27 £37,500 +70.45% 13
South West -3 27 £45,000 +63.64% 3
West Midlands +5 26 £32,500 -14.47% 6
East of England +5 26 £37,500 +38.89% 1
North West -16 23 £22,500 -33.33% 8
Scotland -33 9 £27,500 +14.58% 7
Wales +13 7 £37,000 +60.87%
Northern Ireland +7 1 £22,000 +15.79%
North East -20 1 £21,500 -4.44%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 315 (66.46%) Retail
2 124 (26.16%) Microsoft
3 110 (23.21%) SQL
4 86 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (16.88%) Microsoft Office
6 78 (16.46%) Windows
7 72 (15.19%) E-Commerce
8 69 (14.56%) .NET
9 65 (13.71%) C#
10 56 (11.81%) Active Directory
11 51 (10.76%) Finance
12 47 (9.92%) SQL Server
13 46 (9.70%) Project Management
14 45 (9.49%) Driving Licence
15 43 (9.07%) JavaScript
16 41 (8.65%) ERP
17 40 (8.44%) ASP.NET
18 38 (8.02%) HTML
19 35 (7.38%) Java
19 35 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (7.38%) Test Automation
20 34 (7.17%) Software Engineering
21 33 (6.96%) ITIL
21 33 (6.96%) Firewall
21 33 (6.96%) Office 365
22 32 (6.75%) SDLC
23 31 (6.54%) Git (software)
23 31 (6.54%) WPF
24 30 (6.33%) HTML5
24 30 (6.33%) Dynamics NAV

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 (2.95%) Anypoint
1 14 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.05%) Apache Solr
4 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.84%) OpenEdge
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.42%) Apache
6 2 (0.42%) CMS
6 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.42%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) Tornado
Applications
1 80 (16.88%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Maya
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (6.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 26 (5.49%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.63%) BASE24
5 3 (0.63%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.63%) Postilion
6 2 (0.42%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.21%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.96%) Office 365
2 24 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.11%) G Suite
4 10 (2.11%) SaaS
5 8 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 6 (1.27%) Sage Pay
7 4 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.63%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.96%) Firewall
2 22 (4.64%) Wireless
3 21 (4.43%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (3.59%) DNS
4 17 (3.59%) VPN
5 15 (3.16%) ATM
5 15 (3.16%) DHCP
6 14 (2.95%) LAN
7 13 (2.74%) TCP/IP
7 13 (2.74%) WAN
8 11 (2.32%) VoIP
9 10 (2.11%) Skype
10 5 (1.05%) SSL
10 5 (1.05%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.84%) Extranet
11 4 (0.84%) Internet
11 4 (0.84%) SAN
12 3 (0.63%) HTTP
12 3 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.16%) MongoDB
2 15 (3.16%) MySQL
2 15 (3.16%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.84%) OLTP
6 4 (0.84%) Power BI
7 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.21%) Firebird
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.38%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.38%) Selenium
3 14 (2.95%) Maven
4 11 (2.32%) SpecFlow
5 10 (2.11%) Artifactory
5 10 (2.11%) Bitbucket
5 10 (2.11%) JMeter
5 10 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 8 (1.69%) JIRA
7 4 (0.84%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.21%) GitLab
10 1 (0.21%) NUnit
10 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 315 (66.46%) Retail
2 51 (10.76%) Finance
3 17 (3.59%) Games
4 12 (2.53%) Advertising
4 12 (2.53%) Back Office
5 10 (2.11%) Marketing
6 7 (1.48%) Banking
6 7 (1.48%) French Language
6 7 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.27%) Billing
7 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.05%) German Language
9 4 (0.84%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (25.74%) Analyst
2 61 (12.87%) Field Engineer
3 52 (10.97%) Support Analyst
4 50 (10.55%) Developer
5 48 (10.13%) Field Service Engineer
6 39 (8.23%) Business Analyst
7 38 (8.02%) Project Manager
8 32 (6.75%) IT Support
9 28 (5.91%) Support Engineer
10 27 (5.70%) EPoS Engineer
11 25 (5.27%) C# Developer
12 21 (4.43%) Technical Manager
13 19 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (4.01%) Consultant
14 18 (3.80%) IT Analyst
15 17 (3.59%) .NET Developer
15 17 (3.59%) Architect
15 17 (3.59%) EPoS Business Analyst
15 17 (3.59%) IT Engineer
16 16 (3.38%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.56%) .NET
2 40 (8.44%) ASP.NET
3 38 (8.02%) HTML
4 31 (6.54%) WPF
5 30 (6.33%) HTML5
6 25 (5.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (5.06%) REST
8 20 (4.22%) CSS
8 20 (4.22%) SOAP
8 20 (4.22%) WCF
9 17 (3.59%) JSON
10 16 (3.38%) .NET Framework
10 16 (3.38%) React
10 16 (3.38%) XML
11 15 (3.16%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 15 (3.16%) WinForms
12 14 (2.95%) ActiveMQ
12 14 (2.95%) RESTful
13 13 (2.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.49%) Driving Licence
2 29 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.22%) CCTV
4 12 (2.53%) EFT
5 11 (2.32%) iPhone
5 11 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.11%) EMV
7 9 (1.90%) iPad
7 9 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.69%) Chip and PIN
8 8 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.69%) EFTPOS
8 8 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.69%) Smartcard
8 8 (1.69%) User Experience
9 7 (1.48%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.48%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.27%) FMCG
10 6 (1.27%) Graphic Design
10 6 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.46%) Windows
2 28 (5.91%) Android
3 23 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 21 (4.43%) Windows 10
5 19 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.80%) Mac OS X
7 17 (3.59%) Windows Server
8 11 (2.32%) Linux
8 11 (2.32%) Mac OS
9 8 (1.69%) Windows Phone
10 7 (1.48%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.27%) Unix
12 5 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.21%) CentOS
15 1 (0.21%) Debian
15 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (15.19%) E-Commerce
3 46 (9.70%) Project Management
4 41 (8.65%) ERP
5 35 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (7.38%) Test Automation
6 34 (7.17%) Software Engineering
7 33 (6.96%) ITIL
8 32 (6.75%) SDLC
9 29 (6.12%) MVC
9 29 (6.12%) Scrum
10 26 (5.49%) CRM
11 25 (5.27%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (4.85%) Business Analysis
12 23 (4.85%) DevOps
13 22 (4.64%) Pair Programming
13 22 (4.64%) TDD
14 20 (4.22%) BDD
14 20 (4.22%) Unit Testing
15 18 (3.80%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 110 (23.21%) SQL
2 65 (13.71%) C#
3 43 (9.07%) JavaScript
4 35 (7.38%) Java
5 18 (3.80%) C
6 16 (3.38%) PHP
7 14 (2.95%) Groovy
8 11 (2.32%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.48%) C++
10 7 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.05%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.05%) VB
13 3 (0.63%) Ruby
13 3 (0.63%) XAML
14 2 (0.42%) Python
15 1 (0.21%) Delphi
15 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (4.22%) Degree
2 13 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.27%) A+ Certification
4 6 (1.27%) MCP
4 6 (1.27%) MCSA
4 6 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.84%) CCNA
6 4 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.84%) MCSE
6 4 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.21%) AAT
8 1 (0.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.21%) VCP5
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.64%) SLA
2 8 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.48%) ISO 8583
4 5 (1.05%) QA
5 4 (0.84%) GDPR
5 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.84%) PSD2
6 2 (0.42%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.21%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 56 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.95%) Docker
3 6 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.63%) XenApp
6 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.42%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (4.22%) SCCM
2 7 (1.48%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.27%) Jamf Pro
4 5 (1.05%) DameWare
5 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) SCSM
5 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.21%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 124 (26.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.33%) Apple
3 25 (5.27%) Oracle
4 22 (4.64%) MuleSoft
5 14 (2.95%) Google
6 13 (2.74%) VMware
7 11 (2.32%) Ivanti
8 10 (2.11%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 9 (1.90%) VeriFone
9 9 (1.90%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.69%) FIS
10 8 (1.69%) Sage
10 8 (1.69%) WorldPay
11 7 (1.48%) Cisco
11 7 (1.48%) TSYS
12 6 (1.27%) Adobe
12 6 (1.27%) Elavon
12 6 (1.27%) Ingenico
12 6 (1.27%) SAP
12 6 (1.27%) VocaLink