Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EPoS over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 293 288
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 +20
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 53 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.19% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 57 60 21
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +36.36% +7.97%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £49,000 £55,375 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3782 4193 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.31% 36.52% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 3086 2794
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing EPoS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for EPoS in the West Midlands

EPoS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for EPoS in the West Midlands

EPoS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EPoS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for EPoS in the West Midlands

EPoS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EPoS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +23 14 £42,500 +21.43%
Coventry +17 14 £42,500 +13.33%
Warwickshire +1 6 £37,500 -
Walsall - 4 £42,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 4 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +4 2 £45,000 +44.00%
Wolverhampton - 2 £45,000 -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing EPoS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 39 (73.58%) Retail
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
5 10 (18.87%) Windows
6 9 (16.98%) .NET
6 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
6 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
7 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
8 7 (13.21%) SCCM
8 7 (13.21%) LANDesk
8 7 (13.21%) VMware
8 7 (13.21%) SAN
9 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.43%) ISEB
10 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.43%) SMS
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle
11 4 (7.55%) IIS
11 4 (7.55%) C
11 4 (7.55%) DHCP
11 4 (7.55%) DNS
11 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
11 4 (7.55%) Dell
11 4 (7.55%) EMC

EPoS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (7.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) SAN
2 5 (9.43%) SMS
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) Wireless
4 2 (3.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 39 (73.58%) Retail
2 4 (7.55%) Advertising
2 4 (7.55%) Back Office
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Support Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Business Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Packager
7 3 (5.66%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) ERP Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) ERP Support
8 2 (3.77%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) CCTV
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.89%) EFT
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
2 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.55%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (7.55%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.66%) Content Management
6 3 (5.66%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.66%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.77%) Channel Management
7 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.77%) ERP
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.77%) IT Strategy
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.55%) C
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.55%) Terminal Server
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) LANDesk
2 7 (13.21%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Aruba
4 4 (7.55%) Dell
4 4 (7.55%) EMC
4 4 (7.55%) SonicWALL
4 4 (7.55%) Sophos
5 2 (3.77%) NCR
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco