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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 4.84% 16.98% 15.79%
As % of the General category 10.34% 25.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +42.85%
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
29 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 46.77% 66.04% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 18
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
Denbighshire -3 2 £36,000 -28.00%
Wrexham - 1 £50,000 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) VB6
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (42.86%) OOD
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RIP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPLS
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Storage Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) WinForms
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Compact Framework
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) DTV
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) VB6
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCIP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp