The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 61 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Banking 35 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.06% 2.30% 2.29%
As % of the General category 8.33% 8.52% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 16
Average salary £30,565 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £16,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £49,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
420 305 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 36.75% 27.04% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 367 265 226
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Banking
Wales

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Banking
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Banking Salary Trend in South Wales

Banking
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in South Wales

Banking
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Cardiff -1 35 £30,565 -5.95% 8
Banking
Wales

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Banking 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 Banking.

1 70 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 65 (66.33%) Degree
3 58 (59.18%) Unit Testing
4 47 (47.96%) SQL
5 38 (38.78%) Java
6 36 (36.73%) J2EE
7 34 (34.69%) HTML
7 34 (34.69%) Web Services
7 34 (34.69%) XML
7 34 (34.69%) Finance
7 34 (34.69%) Hibernate
8 24 (24.49%) RPG
8 24 (24.49%) RPG IV
9 19 (19.39%) Spring
10 16 (16.33%) Billing
10 16 (16.33%) WebSphere
10 16 (16.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (16.33%) CSS
10 16 (16.33%) Tomcat
10 16 (16.33%) Struts
10 16 (16.33%) Eclipse
10 16 (16.33%) IBM
10 16 (16.33%) Guidewire
10 16 (16.33%) Relational Database
11 13 (13.27%) RDBMS
11 13 (13.27%) JSP
12 12 (12.24%) DB2
12 12 (12.24%) ETL
12 12 (12.24%) RAD
12 12 (12.24%) INSURE/90

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing Banking 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (16.33%) WebSphere
1 16 (16.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 16 (16.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.08%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS Project
2 3 (3.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) INSURE/90
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (13.27%) RDBMS
3 12 (12.24%) DB2
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Eclipse
2 12 (12.24%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (4.08%) JMeter
4 2 (2.04%) Ant
4 2 (2.04%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.02%) JBehave
5 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.02%) Selenium
5 1 (1.02%) JIRA
5 1 (1.02%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.02%) Subversion
5 1 (1.02%) JUnit
General
1 70 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 34 (34.69%) Finance
3 16 (16.33%) Billing
4 3 (3.06%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (73.47%) Analyst
2 49 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 24 (24.49%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 24 (24.49%) Senior Programmer
3 24 (24.49%) Analyst Programmer
3 24 (24.49%) Programmer
4 10 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Specialist
7 3 (3.06%) IT Security Officer
7 3 (3.06%) Security Officer
7 3 (3.06%) Developer
8 2 (2.04%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.04%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.04%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.04%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (1.02%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.73%) J2EE
2 34 (34.69%) HTML
2 34 (34.69%) Web Services
2 34 (34.69%) XML
2 34 (34.69%) Hibernate
3 19 (19.39%) Spring
4 16 (16.33%) CSS
4 16 (16.33%) Struts
5 13 (13.27%) JSP
6 4 (4.08%) JSF
6 4 (4.08%) Ajax
6 4 (4.08%) Java EE
6 4 (4.08%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (4.08%) JPA
7 3 (3.06%) REST
7 3 (3.06%) SOAP
8 2 (2.04%) JSON
8 2 (2.04%) HTML5
9 1 (1.02%) RESTful
9 1 (1.02%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.06%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (2.04%) AS400
2 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.04%) Open Source
3 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
1 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
1 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
1 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Unit Testing
2 12 (12.24%) ETL
2 12 (12.24%) RAD
2 12 (12.24%) Migration
2 12 (12.24%) Data Migration
3 9 (9.18%) Scrum
3 9 (9.18%) Automation Testing
4 8 (8.16%) Validation
5 7 (7.14%) Project Management
6 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.08%) Web Development
8 4 (4.08%) Load Testing
8 4 (4.08%) User Stories
9 3 (3.06%) Analytics
9 3 (3.06%) Business Analytics
9 3 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.06%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.96%) SQL
2 38 (38.78%) Java
3 24 (24.49%) RPG
3 24 (24.49%) RPG IV
4 12 (12.24%) RPG/400
5 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.06%) VBA
7 1 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 65 (66.33%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) ISTQB
2 11 (11.22%) ISEB
3 3 (3.06%) APMP
3 3 (3.06%) CISSP
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) IBM
1 16 (16.33%) Guidewire
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Citrix
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) T-Plan
5 1 (1.02%) Teradata
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