Period
to 13 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term mPOS in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited mPOS over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS)
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 761 1091 1178
Rank change year-on-year +330 +87 +30
Permanent jobs citing mPOS 5 4 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.020% 0.007% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% +37.50% -39.62%
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year -25.00% - -

mPOS 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 24,631 55,392 66,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.23% 38.93% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19,094 41,507 50,922
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

mPOS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing mPOS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for mPOS in the UK

mPOS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing mPOS.

Salary trend for mPOS in the UK

mPOS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing mPOS over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for mPOS in the UK

mPOS
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing mPOS within the UK over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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 +326 4 £75,000 +36.36%
UK excluding London +285 4 £41,250 -25.00%
South East +197 2 - -
London +201 1 £75,000 +20.97%
Work from Home +57 1 £75,000 +36.36%
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT jobs citing mPOS 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 mPOS.

1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
1 3 (60.00%) PMO
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (40.00%) Backlog Management
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Gathering
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) EPoS
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring

mPOS
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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Writer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Payments Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Presales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Backlog Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Gathering
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) PSD2