The 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 59 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Banking 35 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.13% 2.44% 2.97%
As % of the General category 8.60% 8.51% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 20
Average salary £30,565 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £17,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £55,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Banking
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
407 329 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 36.44% 28.68% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 361 286 250
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +3 35 £30,565 -5.95% 9
Banking
Wales

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 72 (69.90%) Telecoms
2 66 (64.08%) Degree
3 59 (57.28%) Unit Testing
4 46 (44.66%) SQL
5 39 (37.86%) Java
5 39 (37.86%) Finance
6 37 (35.92%) J2EE
7 35 (33.98%) HTML
7 35 (33.98%) Web Services
7 35 (33.98%) XML
7 35 (33.98%) Hibernate
8 24 (23.30%) RPG
8 24 (23.30%) RPG IV
9 20 (19.42%) Spring
10 16 (15.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (15.53%) CSS
10 16 (15.53%) Struts
10 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
10 16 (15.53%) Eclipse
10 16 (15.53%) IBM
10 16 (15.53%) Billing
10 16 (15.53%) WebSphere
10 16 (15.53%) Guidewire
11 15 (14.56%) Relational Database
12 14 (13.59%) ISEB
13 13 (12.62%) JSP
13 13 (12.62%) RDBMS
13 13 (12.62%) ISTQB
14 12 (11.65%) DB2
14 12 (11.65%) RAD

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (15.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
1 16 (15.53%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.91%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Project
1 3 (2.91%) MS Office
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.65%) INSURE/90
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.62%) RDBMS
3 12 (11.65%) DB2
4 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.65%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (3.88%) JMeter
4 2 (1.94%) Maven
4 2 (1.94%) JIRA
4 2 (1.94%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.94%) Ant
4 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.94%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.97%) JBehave
5 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.97%) JUnit
5 1 (0.97%) WATIR
5 1 (0.97%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 72 (69.90%) Telecoms
2 39 (37.86%) Finance
3 16 (15.53%) Billing
4 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (73.79%) Analyst
2 51 (49.51%) Senior Analyst
3 24 (23.30%) Analyst Programmer
3 24 (23.30%) Programmer
3 24 (23.30%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 24 (23.30%) Senior Programmer
4 12 (11.65%) Test Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.91%) IT Security Officer
8 3 (2.91%) Security Officer
9 2 (1.94%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (1.94%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (1.94%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (1.94%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (1.94%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.92%) J2EE
2 35 (33.98%) HTML
2 35 (33.98%) Web Services
2 35 (33.98%) XML
2 35 (33.98%) Hibernate
3 20 (19.42%) Spring
4 16 (15.53%) CSS
4 16 (15.53%) Struts
5 13 (12.62%) JSP
6 4 (3.88%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (3.88%) JPA
6 4 (3.88%) JSF
6 4 (3.88%) Ajax
6 4 (3.88%) Java EE
6 4 (3.88%) REST
7 3 (2.91%) HTML5
7 3 (2.91%) JSON
7 3 (2.91%) SOAP
8 2 (1.94%) RESTful
9 1 (0.97%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.91%) Open Source
1 3 (2.91%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (1.94%) AS400
2 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.94%) Windows
1 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
1 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
1 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.28%) Unit Testing
2 12 (11.65%) Data Migration
2 12 (11.65%) RAD
2 12 (11.65%) ETL
2 12 (11.65%) Migration
3 11 (10.68%) Scrum
4 9 (8.74%) Automation Testing
5 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.77%) Validation
6 7 (6.80%) Project Management
7 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.88%) Load Testing
7 4 (3.88%) Web Development
7 4 (3.88%) TDD
7 4 (3.88%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.88%) User Stories
7 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.91%) Test Automation
8 3 (2.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.66%) SQL
2 39 (37.86%) Java
3 24 (23.30%) RPG
3 24 (23.30%) RPG IV
4 12 (11.65%) RPG/400
5 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.94%) VBA
7 1 (0.97%) Groovy
7 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (64.08%) Degree
2 14 (13.59%) ISEB
3 13 (12.62%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.91%) CISSP
4 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) APMP
5 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 16 (15.53%) IBM
1 16 (15.53%) Guidewire
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) T-Plan
4 2 (1.94%) Citrix
4 2 (1.94%) VMware
5 1 (0.97%) Teradata
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