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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 198 193 189
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4  
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 15 49 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.80% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 2.22% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 26
Median salary £33,250 £27,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.81% -20.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,750 £24,475
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £61,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £24,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -26.15% +8.33%  

EPoS is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1667 2212 1661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.30% 36.02% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1641 1415
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

EPoS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing EPoS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 4 £23,263 -35.82% 2
Coventry +11 4 £33,875 -12.01%
Staffordshire -11 4 £36,500 +32.72% 2
Walsall - 2 £50,000 -
Solihull -13 1 £22,500 -8.16%
Shropshire - 1 £20,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £20,000 -
EPoS
England

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 26 (61.90%) Retail
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) Finance
4 8 (19.05%) PHP
5 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (14.29%) SAP
6 6 (14.29%) SQL
6 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.90%) CRM
7 5 (11.90%) HTML
7 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.90%) CSS
7 5 (11.90%) Web Services
7 5 (11.90%) BPR
7 5 (11.90%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Games
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) Marketing
8 4 (9.52%) MySQL
8 4 (9.52%) Windows
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.14%) DNA
9 3 (7.14%) WAN
9 3 (7.14%) Oracle
9 3 (7.14%) ISEB
9 3 (7.14%) Cisco
9 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.14%) ColdFusion
9 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS

EPoS
Top Related 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 3 (7.14%) ColdFusion
2 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
1 3 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) ATM
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) IPsec
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Power BI
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.38%) FogBugz
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (61.90%) Retail
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Games
4 4 (9.52%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Banking
6 1 (2.38%) French Language
6 1 (2.38%) German Language
6 1 (2.38%) Polish Language
6 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Project Manager
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 8 (19.05%) IT Manager
3 8 (19.05%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Installations Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Lead PHP Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Supply Chain Architect
7 3 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Zachman Architect
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Cabling Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) CSS
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Laravel
3 1 (2.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.90%) BPR
4 5 (11.90%) CRM
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
5 4 (9.52%) MVC
6 3 (7.14%) DNA
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 3 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (4.76%) B2B
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) PHP
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) CCDA
2 1 (2.38%) CCDP
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) CCNP
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Zend
3 2 (4.76%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) Lotus
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) F5
4 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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