Period
to 13 December 2019

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

Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1032 1149 1191
Rank change year-on-year +117 +42 +22
Permanent jobs citing mPOS 3 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% 0.005% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 18
UK median annual salary £47,000 £57,500 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.26% -3.36% -15.00%
10th Percentile £40,600 £51,250 £46,750
90th Percentile £53,400 £59,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 - £65,000

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 51,442 63,174 71,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.69% 39.66% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 39,243 48,194 53,718
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,405 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

mPOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for mPOS in the UK

mPOS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing mPOS.

Salary trend for mPOS in the UK

mPOS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing mPOS over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for mPOS in the UK

mPOS
Top 4 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 December 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 +98 3 £47,000 -18.26%
UK excluding London - 2 £47,000 -
South East - 2 £47,000 -
London +82 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (33.33%) Technology Roadmap
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) EMV
2 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Sales Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Sales Support
1 1 (33.33%) Sales Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (33.33%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Technology Roadmap
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle