The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 6.06% 5.08% 11.76%
As % of the General category 30.77% 11.54% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Wales

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

General Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 19.70% 44.07% 68.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 28
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Finance
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Finance Salary Trend in North Wales

Finance
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in North Wales

Finance
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gwynedd +1 3 £27,500 -21.42%
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Veeam
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
2 3 (37.50%) Red Gate
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) ERP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Market Research
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) MCSA
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Barracuda Networks
1 3 (37.50%) Veeam
1 3 (37.50%) Red Gate
2 1 (12.50%) Talend
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft