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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 345 226 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.36% 20.75% 14.15%
As % of the General category 63.54% 55.67% 48.18%
Number of salaries quoted 317 193 132
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 South Wales region.

General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
543 406 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.06% 37.28% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 486 365 288
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Finance
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Finance Salary Trend in South Wales

Finance
Salary Histogram in South Wales

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

Finance Salary Histogram in South Wales

Finance
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 Finance within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Cardiff +2 263 £39,000 +11.42% 23
Newport +3 66 £37,000 -22.71% 2
Monmouthshire - 8 £46,250 - 1
Gwent -1 6 £37,000 -17.77%
Bridgend -1 4 £20,000 -51.51%
Neath Port Talbot +2 2 £34,250 -8.66%
Torfaen 0 1 £40,000 -
Glamorgan - 1 £32,500 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 144 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (22.31%) Microsoft
3 125 (19.78%) SQL
4 100 (15.82%) Project Management
5 89 (14.08%) PRINCE2
6 85 (13.45%) Business Analysis
7 81 (12.82%) Windows
8 80 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
8 80 (12.66%) Banking
8 80 (12.66%) Degree
9 72 (11.39%) ISEB
10 71 (11.23%) SQL Server
11 67 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 65 (10.28%) Advertising
12 65 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
13 64 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (9.97%) SDLC
15 59 (9.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 54 (8.54%) VMware
17 49 (7.75%) Telecoms
18 48 (7.59%) Migration
19 47 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
19 47 (7.44%) Active Directory
20 46 (7.28%) MS Office
20 46 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
21 45 (7.12%) MS Excel
22 44 (6.96%) Java
22 44 (6.96%) Back Office
23 43 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (6.65%) PRINCE

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 9 (1.42%) WebSphere
2 6 (0.95%) Apache
2 6 (0.95%) IIS
3 5 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.63%) Node.js
4 4 (0.63%) IBM Notes
4 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.32%) SAS
6 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (7.28%) MS Office
2 45 (7.12%) MS Excel
3 27 (4.27%) MS Project
4 20 (3.16%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.79%) INSURE/90
3 3 (0.47%) Sage ERP X3
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.11%) SaaS
2 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.32%) PaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Sage Pay
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.54%) DHCP
1 35 (5.54%) Internet
2 31 (4.91%) DNS
3 10 (1.58%) Firewall
4 9 (1.42%) HTTP
5 7 (1.11%) WAN
5 7 (1.11%) LAN
6 6 (0.95%) SAN
6 6 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.79%) Wireless
8 4 (0.63%) MPLS
9 3 (0.47%) VPN
10 2 (0.32%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (0.32%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.32%) BGP
10 2 (0.32%) OSPF
10 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.32%) VLAN
10 2 (0.32%) VPLS
11 1 (0.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 67 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (9.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (2.53%) DTS
6 16 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.37%) OLTP
8 11 (1.74%) DB2
9 10 (1.58%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.27%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.95%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.79%) MySQL
14 4 (0.63%) Big Data
15 3 (0.47%) Data Mart
15 3 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (2.06%) SoapUI
2 11 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.11%) Maven
4 7 (1.11%) JUnit
4 7 (1.11%) ClearQuest
5 6 (0.95%) Hudson
5 6 (0.95%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.95%) NetBeans
6 5 (0.79%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.47%) Selenium
7 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.16%) Subversion
8 1 (0.16%) NUnit
8 1 (0.16%) JMeter
8 1 (0.16%) MSTest
8 1 (0.16%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 80 (12.66%) Banking
2 65 (10.28%) Advertising
3 49 (7.75%) Telecoms
4 44 (6.96%) Back Office
5 22 (3.48%) Retail
5 22 (3.48%) Marketing
6 21 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.53%) Legal
8 14 (2.22%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.22%) Electronics
9 11 (1.74%) Law
10 10 (1.58%) Welsh Language
11 5 (0.79%) Automotive
12 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Games
14 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 216 (34.18%) Analyst
2 124 (19.62%) Developer
3 103 (16.30%) Business Analyst
4 74 (11.71%) Project Manager
5 53 (8.39%) Administrator
6 49 (7.75%) Architect
7 38 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
9 32 (5.06%) Test Analyst
10 29 (4.59%) Developer Analyst
11 25 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 24 (3.80%) Support Analyst
13 22 (3.48%) Senior Manager
13 22 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (3.48%) Financial Business Analyst
14 21 (3.32%) Consultant
15 20 (3.16%) Programme Manager
15 20 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
15 20 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
15 20 (3.16%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.49%) .NET
2 37 (5.85%) SOAP
3 33 (5.22%) Web Services
4 29 (4.59%) HTML
5 22 (3.48%) ASP.NET
6 21 (3.32%) CSS
7 20 (3.16%) XML
8 17 (2.69%) Spring
8 17 (2.69%) HTML5
9 13 (2.06%) WinForms
9 13 (2.06%) AngularJS
9 13 (2.06%) REST
10 10 (1.58%) Sass
10 10 (1.58%) LESS
11 9 (1.42%) Java EE
11 9 (1.42%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.42%) J2EE
11 9 (1.42%) CSS3
12 8 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.27%) AS400
3 24 (3.80%) Mainframe
4 17 (2.69%) DTV
5 16 (2.53%) iSeries
6 13 (2.06%) User Experience
7 10 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.42%) Data Extraction
8 9 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.27%) Learning Management System
9 8 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.11%) PMI
11 5 (0.79%) Statistics
12 4 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.63%) iPad
12 4 (0.63%) BYOD
12 4 (0.63%) iPhone
12 4 (0.63%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 81 (12.82%) Windows
2 47 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (4.11%) Linux
5 21 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.90%) OS/400
8 11 (1.74%) UNIX
9 9 (1.42%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.63%) Android
11 2 (0.32%) Solaris
11 2 (0.32%) AIX
11 2 (0.32%) CentOS
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) HPUX
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (15.82%) Project Management
3 89 (14.08%) PRINCE2
4 85 (13.45%) Business Analysis
5 80 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
6 64 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (9.97%) SDLC
8 48 (7.59%) Migration
9 46 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (6.65%) PRINCE
11 40 (6.33%) ITIL
12 39 (6.17%) Scrum
13 33 (5.22%) Business Transformation
14 30 (4.75%) Kimball Methodology
15 29 (4.59%) Test Scripting
16 28 (4.43%) MVC
16 28 (4.43%) Programme Management
17 27 (4.27%) Waterfall
18 26 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
19 25 (3.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (19.78%) SQL
2 44 (6.96%) Java
3 31 (4.91%) C#
4 29 (4.59%) T-SQL
5 23 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.06%) RPG
7 12 (1.90%) RPG IV
8 8 (1.27%) PHP
9 7 (1.11%) VB
9 7 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.95%) C++
11 5 (0.79%) COBOL
11 5 (0.79%) RPG/400
12 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.47%) Perl
13 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.32%) Python
14 1 (0.16%) C
14 1 (0.16%) VBScript
14 1 (0.16%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 80 (12.66%) Degree
2 72 (11.39%) ISEB
3 26 (4.11%) APMP
4 25 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (1.90%) VCP5
7 11 (1.74%) ISEB Practitioner
7 11 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.11%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.79%) CISA
11 5 (0.79%) MCSE
11 5 (0.79%) CISSP
11 5 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.63%) PMP
12 4 (0.63%) CCNP
12 4 (0.63%) CISM
13 3 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.01%) SLA
2 9 (1.42%) QA
3 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.95%) COBIT
5 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.32%) COSO
System Software
1 47 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 141 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.54%) VMware
3 36 (5.70%) IBM
4 23 (3.64%) Oracle
5 19 (3.01%) SAP
6 14 (2.22%) Cognos
7 11 (1.74%) Xamarin
8 10 (1.58%) Unisys
9 9 (1.42%) Casewise
10 6 (0.95%) Cisco
11 4 (0.63%) Lotus
12 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.47%) Sage
13 2 (0.32%) PayPal
13 2 (0.32%) Remedy
13 2 (0.32%) BMC
14 1 (0.16%) Zend
14 1 (0.16%) DevExpress
14 1 (0.16%) Blue Coat
14 1 (0.16%) Telerik
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £200.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Monmouthshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + pension, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago