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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 260 174 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.62% 26.32% 15.97%
As % of the General category 68.42% 71.90% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 235 149 69
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,360 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,000
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 Cardiff region.

General Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
380 242 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.76% 36.61% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 337 214 149
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,270 £26,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Finance
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Finance Salary Trend in Cardiff

Finance
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

1 107 (21.88%) Microsoft
1 107 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (18.00%) Project Management
3 79 (16.16%) Banking
4 74 (15.13%) SQL
5 70 (14.31%) Degree
6 65 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (13.29%) PRINCE2
7 61 (12.47%) Business Analysis
8 58 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (11.86%) SDLC
9 56 (11.45%) Advertising
9 56 (11.45%) ISEB
10 52 (10.63%) SQL Server
11 48 (9.82%) Windows
12 44 (9.00%) Back Office
13 43 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (8.59%) PRINCE
14 42 (8.59%) Java
15 41 (8.38%) MS Excel
16 40 (8.18%) VMware
17 38 (7.77%) Telecoms
18 37 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
19 36 (7.36%) Active Directory
20 35 (7.16%) Migration
21 34 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 34 (6.95%) Internet
21 34 (6.95%) SOAP
22 33 (6.75%) DHCP
22 33 (6.75%) Business Transformation

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (1.64%) WebSphere
2 4 (0.82%) Node.js
2 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
2 4 (0.82%) Apache
2 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (0.41%) IIS
4 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.91%) MS Office
3 23 (4.70%) MS Project
4 20 (4.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.02%) INSURE/90
2 3 (0.61%) Sage ERP X3
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.43%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) GitHub
3 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.95%) Internet
2 33 (6.75%) DHCP
3 29 (5.93%) DNS
4 9 (1.84%) Firewall
5 7 (1.43%) LAN
5 7 (1.43%) WAN
6 6 (1.23%) HTTP
7 5 (1.02%) SAN
7 5 (1.02%) Wireless
8 4 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.82%) MPLS
9 3 (0.61%) VPN
10 2 (0.41%) OSPF
10 2 (0.41%) BGP
10 2 (0.41%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.41%) VLAN
10 2 (0.41%) VPLS
10 2 (0.41%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (0.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (3.27%) DTS
8 15 (3.07%) OLTP
8 15 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.25%) DB2
10 8 (1.64%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.43%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.23%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.61%) MS Access
16 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.41%) MySQL
16 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (2.45%) SoapUI
2 10 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.43%) JUnit
5 6 (1.23%) Hudson
5 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.23%) NetBeans
5 6 (1.23%) Maven
6 5 (1.02%) ClearQuest
6 5 (1.02%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.41%) Selenium
7 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.20%) Subversion
8 1 (0.20%) JMeter
General
1 79 (16.16%) Banking
2 56 (11.45%) Advertising
3 44 (9.00%) Back Office
4 38 (7.77%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.09%) Retail
6 16 (3.27%) Legal
7 11 (2.25%) Law
8 10 (2.04%) Marketing
8 10 (2.04%) Welsh Language
9 9 (1.84%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.64%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.02%) Automotive
11 5 (1.02%) Electronics
12 4 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Games
14 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (31.90%) Analyst
2 78 (15.95%) Business Analyst
3 74 (15.13%) Developer
4 56 (11.45%) Project Manager
5 45 (9.20%) Architect
5 45 (9.20%) Administrator
6 35 (7.16%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (6.34%) Test Analyst
8 30 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (4.50%) Support Analyst
10 20 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (4.09%) Senior Manager
11 19 (3.89%) Programme Manager
12 18 (3.68%) Service Manager
12 18 (3.68%) Senior Project Manager
12 18 (3.68%) Portfolio Manager
13 17 (3.48%) Consultant
13 17 (3.48%) DBA
14 16 (3.27%) SQL DBA
15 14 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.95%) SOAP
2 31 (6.34%) Web Services
3 26 (5.32%) HTML
4 25 (5.11%) .NET
5 17 (3.48%) Spring
6 16 (3.27%) CSS
6 16 (3.27%) XML
6 16 (3.27%) HTML5
7 13 (2.66%) AngularJS
8 12 (2.45%) REST
8 12 (2.45%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.84%) CSS3
9 9 (1.84%) Sass
9 9 (1.84%) LESS
9 9 (1.84%) J2EE
9 9 (1.84%) Java EE
10 8 (1.64%) Hibernate
10 8 (1.64%) jQuery
11 7 (1.43%) DWR
12 5 (1.02%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.70%) Mainframe
3 16 (3.27%) AS400
4 12 (2.45%) iSeries
5 9 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.84%) Data Extraction
6 8 (1.64%) Learning Management System
7 7 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.43%) PMI
7 7 (1.43%) User Experience
8 6 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.02%) DTV
10 4 (0.82%) Statistics
10 4 (0.82%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.82%) BYOD
11 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.61%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.82%) Windows
2 37 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 31 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.66%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.45%) Linux
6 11 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.64%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.43%) UNIX
9 3 (0.61%) OS/400
10 2 (0.41%) CentOS
10 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) HPUX
11 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (18.00%) Project Management
3 65 (13.29%) PRINCE2
3 65 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (12.47%) Business Analysis
5 58 (11.86%) SDLC
6 43 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 42 (8.59%) PRINCE
8 35 (7.16%) Migration
9 33 (6.75%) Business Transformation
10 31 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (6.13%) Scrum
12 25 (5.11%) Software Delivery
13 23 (4.70%) Change Management
14 22 (4.50%) B2B
14 22 (4.50%) Target Operating Model
15 21 (4.29%) Coaching
15 21 (4.29%) Test Scripting
15 21 (4.29%) ITIL
16 19 (3.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 74 (15.13%) SQL
2 42 (8.59%) Java
3 21 (4.29%) T-SQL
4 18 (3.68%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.48%) C#
6 12 (2.45%) RPG
7 11 (2.25%) RPG IV
8 6 (1.23%) C++
8 6 (1.23%) VB
9 5 (1.02%) COBOL
9 5 (1.02%) RPG/400
9 5 (1.02%) PHP
10 4 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.41%) Python
11 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (14.31%) Degree
2 56 (11.45%) ISEB
3 25 (5.11%) APMP
4 11 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.84%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.02%) MCSE
9 5 (1.02%) CISA
10 4 (0.82%) CISM
10 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.82%) CCNP
10 4 (0.82%) CISSP
10 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.61%) PMP
11 3 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.27%) SLA
2 6 (1.23%) COBIT
2 6 (1.23%) QA
3 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) COSO
System Software
1 36 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 107 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.18%) VMware
3 25 (5.11%) IBM
4 17 (3.48%) Oracle
5 14 (2.86%) Cognos
6 10 (2.04%) Unisys
7 9 (1.84%) Casewise
8 8 (1.64%) SAP
9 5 (1.02%) Cisco
10 4 (0.82%) Lotus
11 3 (0.61%) Sage
11 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.20%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.20%) F5
12 1 (0.20%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.20%) HP
12 1 (0.20%) EMC
12 1 (0.20%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.20%) NetApp
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £24225 - £34200 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + pension, bouns
Posted: Yesterday
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Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £200.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + pension, benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago