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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 189 79 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.90% 19.51% 27.65%
As % of the General category 65.63% 45.14% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 171 65 95
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £30,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
288 175 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.04% 43.21% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 252 151 192
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £37,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +17.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 103 (30.38%) SQL
2 87 (25.66%) Microsoft
3 67 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (18.58%) SQL Server
5 50 (14.75%) Windows
6 49 (14.45%) Advertising
6 49 (14.45%) Banking
7 46 (13.57%) Java
8 45 (13.27%) Project Management
9 42 (12.39%) Degree
10 39 (11.50%) MS Excel
11 38 (11.21%) VMware
12 37 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 36 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (10.32%) ETL
14 35 (10.32%) T-SQL
14 35 (10.32%) Retail
15 32 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
16 31 (9.14%) AS400
17 30 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
19 26 (7.67%) Scrum
19 26 (7.67%) Linux
20 25 (7.37%) .NET
20 25 (7.37%) IBM
20 25 (7.37%) WebSphere
20 25 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (7.08%) Business Analysis
21 24 (7.08%) ISEB

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 25 (7.37%) WebSphere
2 18 (5.31%) SAS
3 11 (3.24%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (1.47%) Apache
5 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.18%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.88%) Confluence
6 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.59%) IIS
7 2 (0.59%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.29%) nginx
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.13%) MS Office
3 13 (3.83%) MS Project
4 4 (1.18%) EViews
4 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.18%) SPSS
5 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.88%) Staffware
2 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.60%) SaaS
2 6 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.59%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.31%) Firewall
2 17 (5.01%) HTTP
3 13 (3.83%) DNS
4 10 (2.95%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.95%) DHCP
5 6 (1.77%) Network Security
6 5 (1.47%) VLAN
7 4 (1.18%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.18%) tcpdump
7 4 (1.18%) LAN
7 4 (1.18%) VoIP
7 4 (1.18%) WAN
7 4 (1.18%) VPN
8 3 (0.88%) SSL
8 3 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.88%) VPLS
8 3 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (3.54%) OLTP
8 12 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.95%) DTS
9 10 (2.95%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (2.36%) Data Mining
10 8 (2.36%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.06%) OLAP
12 5 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (1.47%) Base SAS
12 5 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 5 (1.47%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (2.65%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.06%) Selenium
3 4 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.18%) JUnit
3 4 (1.18%) JIRA
4 3 (0.88%) JMeter
4 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.59%) Subversion
5 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.59%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.29%) WATIR
6 1 (0.29%) Toad
6 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
General
1 49 (14.45%) Advertising
1 49 (14.45%) Banking
2 35 (10.32%) Retail
3 14 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.54%) Welsh Language
5 7 (2.06%) Marketing
6 6 (1.77%) Legal
6 6 (1.77%) Automotive
6 6 (1.77%) Electronics
7 5 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.18%) Law
9 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 107 (31.56%) Analyst
2 56 (16.52%) Developer
3 40 (11.80%) Business Analyst
4 27 (7.96%) Test Analyst
5 24 (7.08%) Software Manager
6 23 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 20 (5.90%) Administrator
7 20 (5.90%) Delivery Manager
8 18 (5.31%) SQL Developer
9 15 (4.42%) Java Developer
9 15 (4.42%) Development Manager
10 12 (3.54%) DBA
10 12 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (3.54%) Consultant
10 12 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.54%) Team Leader
10 12 (3.54%) Development Team Leader
11 11 (3.24%) Software Development Manager
11 11 (3.24%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.24%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.37%) .NET
2 20 (5.90%) HTML
2 20 (5.90%) XML
3 17 (5.01%) Web Services
4 15 (4.42%) Spring
5 11 (3.24%) Hibernate
5 11 (3.24%) SOAP
6 10 (2.95%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.95%) CSS
6 10 (2.95%) jQuery
7 9 (2.65%) LINQ
7 9 (2.65%) LINQ to SQL
7 9 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (2.06%) REST
8 7 (2.06%) J2EE
8 7 (2.06%) Java EE
9 6 (1.77%) HTML5
10 5 (1.47%) JSON
11 3 (0.88%) MDX
11 3 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.14%) AS400
2 25 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.06%) Credit Risk
4 6 (1.77%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (1.77%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.77%) iSeries
5 5 (1.47%) Open Source
5 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.47%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.88%) Economics
7 3 (0.88%) Statistics
7 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.59%) User Experience
8 2 (0.59%) GIS
9 1 (0.29%) PMI
9 1 (0.29%) DTV
9 1 (0.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.75%) Windows
2 26 (7.67%) Linux
3 21 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (3.54%) UNIX
5 11 (3.24%) OS/400
5 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.36%) CentOS
8 6 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.77%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.18%) Solaris
9 4 (1.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (13.27%) Project Management
3 37 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (10.32%) ETL
6 29 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (7.67%) Scrum
8 24 (7.08%) Business Analysis
9 19 (5.60%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.31%) Waterfall
11 17 (5.01%) ITIL
12 16 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (4.42%) PRINCE2
13 15 (4.42%) CRM
13 15 (4.42%) Change Management
14 14 (4.13%) Kimball Methodology
15 13 (3.83%) Configuration Management
16 12 (3.54%) Test Strategy
16 12 (3.54%) Unit Testing
17 11 (3.24%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.38%) SQL
2 46 (13.57%) Java
3 35 (10.32%) T-SQL
4 19 (5.60%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.01%) C++
6 12 (3.54%) Perl
7 10 (2.95%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.65%) Python
8 9 (2.65%) RPG
9 7 (2.06%) C#
10 5 (1.47%) C
10 5 (1.47%) PHP
11 4 (1.18%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.18%) Ruby
11 4 (1.18%) R
12 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.88%) VB
12 3 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.59%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 42 (12.39%) Degree
2 24 (7.08%) ISEB
3 17 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (3.24%) VCP5
6 10 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.65%) MCDBA
8 8 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.36%) Security Cleared
9 7 (2.06%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.06%) MCSE
10 6 (1.77%) CCNA
11 5 (1.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (1.18%) PMP
12 4 (1.18%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.18%) CCNP
12 4 (1.18%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.18%) CCSA
12 4 (1.18%) CCSE
13 3 (0.88%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.54%) QA
2 10 (2.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.29%) Basel II
System Software
1 22 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.18%) Nmap
4 3 (0.88%) XenServer
5 2 (0.59%) vSphere
5 2 (0.59%) KVM
6 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.77%) Nessus
2 4 (1.18%) Puppet
2 4 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.18%) Nagios
3 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 87 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.21%) VMware
3 25 (7.37%) IBM
4 16 (4.72%) Oracle
5 12 (3.54%) Cognos
5 12 (3.54%) Cisco
6 11 (3.24%) SAP
7 6 (1.77%) Google
8 4 (1.18%) SonicWALL
8 4 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.18%) F5
8 4 (1.18%) Blue Coat
8 4 (1.18%) Casewise
8 4 (1.18%) Juniper
8 4 (1.18%) Nokia
8 4 (1.18%) Lotus
9 3 (0.88%) Apple
9 3 (0.88%) Sage
9 3 (0.88%) BEA
10 2 (0.59%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive basic + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: Basic plus commission
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
DP Connect
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
DP Connect
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago