Period
to 16 November 2019

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

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 262 281 269
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12 +31
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 8 14 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.16% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.41% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 59
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.85% +52.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,325 £21,100 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £97,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.94% -1.90%

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 2,839 3,380 3,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.69% 39.69% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,120 2,406 2,917
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,938 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 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
Birmingham +26 3 £26,625 -69.57% 3
Coventry +12 2 - -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EPoS.

1 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) CODA
4 2 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Tableau
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) CODA
1 2 (25.00%) Lotus
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Tableau