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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 225 211
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Permanent jobs citing EPoS 23 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 15
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -15.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £59,850
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 1931 2309 1936
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.51% 36.99% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1667 1600
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Coventry -2 8 £34,625 +6.53% 1
Birmingham +12 5 £35,000 +53.84% 1
West Bromwich - 4 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +18 1 £45,000 -16.27% 2
Shropshire +5 1 £45,000 +100.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £45,000 -
EPoS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 22 (57.89%) Retail
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 13 (34.21%) Oracle
5 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 10 (26.32%) VMware
7 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
7 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (23.68%) ISEB
7 9 (23.68%) SAN
8 8 (21.05%) Cisco
8 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
9 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
9 6 (15.79%) QA
9 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.79%) JIRA
10 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
10 5 (13.16%) SCCM
10 5 (13.16%) LANDesk
10 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.16%) CRM
10 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (13.16%) Big Data
11 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (10.53%) Tableau
11 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
11 4 (10.53%) Power BI
11 4 (10.53%) Windows Server

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 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) ColdFusion
2 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) DHCP
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) SMS
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.53%) Power BI
5 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.63%) FogBugz
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (57.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) German Language
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Polish Language
3 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Business Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Packager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) EPoS Manager
6 2 (5.26%) EPoS Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) CSS
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) COM
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) Java EE
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.16%) CRM
2 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.53%) ETL
3 4 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.89%) DNA
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.26%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) Terminal Server
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) LANDesk
5 4 (10.53%) Tableau
6 2 (5.26%) Google
6 2 (5.26%) Lotus
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
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