Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 285 305
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 -5
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 17 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 1.15% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 53 45
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.94% +30.77% +18.18%
10th Percentile £21,400 £30,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £57,500 £49,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +3.13%

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 3,539 3,901 4,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.93% 39.42% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,542 3,100 3,300
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,550 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 -6 8 £97,500 +116.67%
Coventry -8 3 £20,250 -49.38% 2
Staffordshire +17 2 £36,500 -18.89% 4
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 - 2
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Wireless
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Break/Fix
6 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) CMDB
7 2 (11.76%) WordPress
7 2 (11.76%) Android
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) SLA
7 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
7 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 1 (5.88%) MCP
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2

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 (11.76%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
2 1 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (76.47%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
4 3 (17.65%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Technical Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) CMDB
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) SDLC
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Break/Fix
4 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) DNA
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Epicor
2 1 (5.88%) Infor
2 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.88%) Meraki
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sage
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) VMware