Period
to 19 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 772 746 802
Rank change year-on-year -26 +56 -29
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 302 440 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.68% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 264 405 444
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,125 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -20.00%

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 52,968 65,118 70,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.88% 39.52% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 39,944 49,880 52,395
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,565 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019. 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 -39 287 £40,000 +6.67% 65
UK excluding London -1 255 £40,000 +6.67% 60
South East +5 88 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Midlands +8 45 £47,500 +21.02% 20
South West +37 44 £40,000 +53.85% 10
London +40 41 £60,000 +50.00% 10
North of England -6 35 £35,000 -12.50% 14
East Midlands +1 33 £47,500 +26.67% 10
East of England +72 32 £26,500 -1.85% 5
North West +34 18 £36,000 -28.00% 6
Yorkshire -19 17 £19,000 -50.97% 6
West Midlands +35 12 £47,500 -26.92% 10
Scotland +25 10 £42,500 - 3
Wales +2 1 £21,000 +16.67% 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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.

1 163 (53.97%) Retail
2 116 (38.41%) SQL
3 90 (29.80%) Microsoft
4 88 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (28.81%) Problem-Solving
6 75 (24.83%) Windows
7 65 (21.52%) JavaScript
8 58 (19.21%) C#
8 58 (19.21%) Project Management
9 57 (18.87%) .NET
10 53 (17.55%) ITIL
11 50 (16.56%) SQL Server
12 48 (15.89%) Git (software)
13 46 (15.23%) Scrum
14 43 (14.24%) MVC
15 39 (12.91%) React
16 38 (12.58%) Jenkins
16 38 (12.58%) MongoDB
17 37 (12.25%) Vue.js
17 37 (12.25%) HTML
17 37 (12.25%) Unix
17 37 (12.25%) Linux
18 36 (11.92%) NoSQL
19 35 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (11.59%) CSS
20 34 (11.26%) PHP
20 34 (11.26%) Service Management
21 32 (10.60%) MySQL
21 32 (10.60%) E-Commerce
21 32 (10.60%) Azure

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 31 (10.26%) Apache Solr
2 8 (2.65%) IIS
3 5 (1.66%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.32%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.99%) Postilion
4 2 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.60%) Azure
2 24 (7.95%) Office 365
3 4 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.32%) Power Platform
3 4 (1.32%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Flow
4 2 (0.66%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.26%) Extranet
2 5 (1.66%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.66%) WAN
3 4 (1.32%) DHCP
3 4 (1.32%) DNS
3 4 (1.32%) LAN
3 4 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.66%) Firewall
4 2 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.66%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (0.66%) VoIP
5 1 (0.33%) ADSL
5 1 (0.33%) ATM
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.33%) MPLS
5 1 (0.33%) PPP
5 1 (0.33%) Skype
5 1 (0.33%) SSL
5 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.58%) MongoDB
3 36 (11.92%) NoSQL
4 32 (10.60%) MySQL
5 11 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.32%) Electronic Patient Records
9 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.32%) Power BI
12 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.66%) Redis
14 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 38 (12.58%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.31%) JIRA
5 9 (2.98%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.99%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.99%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.66%) Subversion
10 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.33%) Hudson
10 1 (0.33%) JMeter
10 1 (0.33%) Selenium
10 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.33%) Xcode
General
1 163 (53.97%) Retail
2 16 (5.30%) Manufacturing
3 13 (4.30%) Finance
4 6 (1.99%) Advertising
4 6 (1.99%) Back Office
4 6 (1.99%) Marketing
5 4 (1.32%) Banking
5 4 (1.32%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (30.79%) Developer
2 89 (29.47%) Analyst
3 57 (18.87%) Support Analyst
4 31 (10.26%) PHP Developer
5 29 (9.60%) IT Support
6 28 (9.27%) Field Engineer
7 24 (7.95%) IT Analyst
8 23 (7.62%) EPoS Support Analyst
9 22 (7.28%) .NET Developer
9 22 (7.28%) IT Support Analyst
10 19 (6.29%) Software Developer
11 18 (5.96%) Architect
11 18 (5.96%) Field Service Engineer
12 17 (5.63%) Service Analyst
12 17 (5.63%) Software Analyst
12 17 (5.63%) Software Support Analyst
13 16 (5.30%) C# Developer
13 16 (5.30%) Project Manager
13 16 (5.30%) Senior Developer
13 16 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (18.87%) .NET
2 39 (12.91%) React
3 37 (12.25%) HTML
3 37 (12.25%) Vue.js
4 35 (11.59%) CSS
5 31 (10.26%) Laravel
6 26 (8.61%) .NET Framework
7 23 (7.62%) ASP.NET
7 23 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (7.28%) jQuery
9 18 (5.96%) Ajax
10 17 (5.63%) WinForms
11 16 (5.30%) WPF
12 15 (4.97%) Entity Framework
13 13 (4.30%) .NET Core
13 13 (4.30%) AngularJS
14 11 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (3.31%) WCF
16 8 (2.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.64%) Driving Licence
2 14 (4.64%) User Experience
3 11 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.98%) FMCG
5 7 (2.32%) EFT
5 7 (2.32%) Robotics
6 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.66%) Wiki
7 4 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.99%) EMV
8 3 (0.99%) Social Media
8 3 (0.99%) Social Network
9 2 (0.66%) BYOD
9 2 (0.66%) CCTV
9 2 (0.66%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 75 (24.83%) Windows
2 37 (12.25%) Linux
2 37 (12.25%) Unix
3 26 (8.61%) Windows 7
4 24 (7.95%) Windows 10
5 19 (6.29%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.64%) Mac OS
7 11 (3.64%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.32%) Android
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (28.81%) Problem-Solving
3 58 (19.21%) Project Management
4 53 (17.55%) ITIL
5 46 (15.23%) Scrum
6 43 (14.24%) MVC
7 34 (11.26%) Service Management
8 32 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (10.60%) E-Commerce
8 32 (10.60%) Time Management
9 29 (9.60%) Change Management
10 28 (9.27%) CRM
11 21 (6.95%) Customer Requirements
12 18 (5.96%) ERP
12 18 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (4.97%) Break/Fix
13 15 (4.97%) DevOps
14 14 (4.64%) SDLC
15 12 (3.97%) OO
15 12 (3.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (38.41%) SQL
2 65 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 58 (19.21%) C#
4 34 (11.26%) PHP
5 25 (8.28%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.64%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.65%) Delphi
7 8 (2.65%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.32%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.32%) Python
9 6 (1.99%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.99%) Java
11 1 (0.33%) C
11 1 (0.33%) Java 8
11 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.31%) Degree
3 4 (1.32%) CCNA
3 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.99%) CCNP
4 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.99%) MCP
4 3 (0.99%) MCSA
4 3 (0.99%) MCSE
5 2 (0.66%) BICSI RCDD
5 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.66%) RIBA
6 1 (0.33%) CCDA
6 1 (0.33%) CCDP
6 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCITP
6 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.27%) QA
2 8 (2.65%) SLA
3 3 (0.99%) SEPA
4 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.31%) SCCM
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (29.80%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.28%) ServiceNow
3 18 (5.96%) Oracle
4 16 (5.30%) Apple
5 8 (2.65%) Intel
6 7 (2.32%) Borland
7 6 (1.99%) Toshiba
8 5 (1.66%) Lotus
9 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.32%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.99%) Bomgar
10 3 (0.99%) Cisco
10 3 (0.99%) hybris
10 3 (0.99%) SAP
11 2 (0.66%) CODA
11 2 (0.66%) IBM
11 2 (0.66%) IBM Sterling
11 2 (0.66%) Intershop
11 2 (0.66%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.66%) MuleSoft