The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 19 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 4.69% 2.04% 3.76%
As % of the General category 42.86% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £20,000 £58,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-65.51% +16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

General Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 10.94% 6.12% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 10
Average salary £36,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £42,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £50,000 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Finance
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Bridgend region.

Finance Salary Trend in Bridgend

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper
1 2 (25.00%) BMC
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy
1 2 (25.00%) F5
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft