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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 287 189 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.22% 17.34% 11.80%
As % of the General category 58.93% 42.95% 50.20%
Number of salaries quoted 264 143 103
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £27,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,200 £53,000
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
487 440 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.10% 40.37% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 411 354 219
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +3 226 £40,000 +4.57% 21
Newport -2 40 £36,000 -28.00%
Torfaen - 8 £36,000 -
Monmouthshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Caerphilly -2 2 £40,000 +42.85%
Bridgend -2 1 £21,250 -63.04% 1
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 153 (25.89%) SQL
2 139 (23.52%) Microsoft
3 112 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (17.77%) SQL Server
5 91 (15.40%) Project Management
6 90 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
7 87 (14.72%) Windows
8 74 (12.52%) Banking
9 71 (12.01%) PRINCE2
10 70 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 65 (11.00%) Business Analysis
11 65 (11.00%) Degree
12 63 (10.66%) AS400
12 63 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 59 (9.98%) MS Excel
13 59 (9.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 57 (9.64%) VMware
15 56 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
16 54 (9.14%) Oracle
17 53 (8.97%) SDLC
18 50 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
18 50 (8.46%) Advertising
19 49 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
20 45 (7.61%) IBM
20 45 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
21 44 (7.45%) Linux
22 42 (7.11%) .NET
23 39 (6.60%) XML
24 38 (6.43%) Cognos
24 38 (6.43%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (5.92%) WebSphere
2 18 (3.05%) IBM HTTP Server
3 12 (2.03%) IIS
4 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.68%) CMS
5 4 (0.68%) Commerce Server
5 4 (0.68%) SAS
5 4 (0.68%) Apache
6 3 (0.51%) Node.js
6 3 (0.51%) Confluence
6 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) nginx
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.91%) MS Office
3 21 (3.55%) MS Project
4 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) EViews
6 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (4.74%) Oracle 11i
1 28 (4.74%) Oracle Applications
1 28 (4.74%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (4.57%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 27 (4.57%) Oracle Financials
3 17 (2.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 17 (2.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 17 (2.88%) Oracle Assets
3 17 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.85%) INSURE/90
5 5 (0.85%) Staffware
6 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.34%) Sage ERP X3
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.37%) SaaS
2 6 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
4 2 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.34%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.58%) HTTP
2 31 (5.25%) Internet
3 22 (3.72%) Firewall
3 22 (3.72%) DNS
4 19 (3.21%) DHCP
5 13 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (0.85%) SSL
6 5 (0.85%) SAN
7 4 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.51%) VLAN
8 3 (0.51%) LAN
8 3 (0.51%) WAN
9 2 (0.34%) Wireless
9 2 (0.34%) VoIP
10 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.17%) VPLS
10 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 70 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (9.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (5.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (4.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 27 (4.57%) Oracle Discoverer
9 22 (3.72%) DTS
10 21 (3.55%) OLTP
11 16 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.86%) DB2
13 8 (1.35%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.18%) Big Data
14 7 (1.18%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.85%) MySQL
17 4 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Selenium
2 7 (1.18%) JUnit
3 6 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.68%) JMeter
5 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.51%) Moq
6 3 (0.51%) MSTest
6 3 (0.51%) Subversion
6 3 (0.51%) NUnit
6 3 (0.51%) JIRA
7 2 (0.34%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.34%) Maven
8 1 (0.17%) GitLab
8 1 (0.17%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (12.52%) Banking
2 50 (8.46%) Advertising
3 37 (6.26%) Telecoms
4 36 (6.09%) Manufacturing
5 23 (3.89%) Retail
6 22 (3.72%) Back Office
7 15 (2.54%) Marketing
8 13 (2.20%) Welsh Language
9 12 (2.03%) Legal
10 8 (1.35%) Electronics
10 8 (1.35%) Automotive
10 8 (1.35%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.02%) Law
12 4 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (36.38%) Analyst
2 94 (15.91%) Developer
3 86 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 56 (9.48%) Project Manager
5 40 (6.77%) Administrator
6 31 (5.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (5.08%) Architect
8 29 (4.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 28 (4.74%) Oracle Analyst
9 28 (4.74%) DBA
10 24 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (3.89%) SQL DBA
12 22 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.55%) Test Analyst
13 21 (3.55%) Consultant
14 18 (3.05%) Developer Analyst
15 17 (2.88%) RPG Programmer
15 17 (2.88%) Programmer
16 16 (2.71%) Analyst Programmer
16 16 (2.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.11%) .NET
2 39 (6.60%) XML
3 19 (3.21%) Web Services
4 15 (2.54%) Spring
4 15 (2.54%) CSS
4 15 (2.54%) WinForms
5 14 (2.37%) HTML
6 13 (2.20%) HTML5
6 13 (2.20%) .NET Framework
6 13 (2.20%) ASP.NET
7 12 (2.03%) J2EE
7 12 (2.03%) Java EE
8 11 (1.86%) SOAP
8 11 (1.86%) Hibernate
9 7 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.18%) Sass
9 7 (1.18%) LESS
9 7 (1.18%) REST
9 7 (1.18%) jQuery
9 7 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.66%) AS400
2 56 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.74%) iSeries
4 14 (2.37%) User Experience
5 13 (2.20%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.03%) DTV
7 11 (1.86%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.35%) PMI
8 8 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.18%) Statistics
10 5 (0.85%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.85%) Data Extraction
10 5 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.68%) Clustering
11 4 (0.68%) iPhone
11 4 (0.68%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.68%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.72%) Windows
2 49 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (7.45%) Linux
4 27 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (4.57%) OS/400
5 25 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.54%) UNIX
7 7 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.85%) CentOS
9 4 (0.68%) Android
10 3 (0.51%) AIX
10 3 (0.51%) Solaris
11 2 (0.34%) Debian
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (15.40%) Project Management
3 90 (15.23%) Business Intelligence
4 71 (12.01%) PRINCE2
5 65 (11.00%) Business Analysis
6 63 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (8.97%) SDLC
8 45 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 34 (5.75%) Migration
9 34 (5.75%) ETL
10 32 (5.41%) Scrum
10 32 (5.41%) Mentoring
11 30 (5.08%) ITIL
12 29 (4.91%) PRINCE
13 27 (4.57%) Business Transformation
14 26 (4.40%) Kimball Methodology
15 24 (4.06%) Change Management
16 22 (3.72%) Waterfall
17 21 (3.55%) CRM
18 19 (3.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 153 (25.89%) SQL
2 37 (6.26%) T-SQL
3 32 (5.41%) Java
4 31 (5.25%) PL/SQL
5 24 (4.06%) RPG
5 24 (4.06%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.72%) C#
6 22 (3.72%) RPG IV
7 11 (1.86%) Perl
7 11 (1.86%) PHP
8 10 (1.69%) C++
9 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.35%) Python
10 7 (1.18%) VB
11 5 (0.85%) RPG/400
12 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.51%) COBOL
13 3 (0.51%) C
14 2 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (11.00%) Degree
2 38 (6.43%) ISEB
3 29 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (4.06%) VCP5
5 21 (3.55%) APMP
6 18 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.71%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.03%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.69%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 9 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (1.52%) PMP
11 8 (1.35%) MCSE
11 8 (1.35%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.18%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.85%) MCP
13 5 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.85%) CISSP
13 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.05%) QA
2 12 (2.03%) SLA
3 6 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 38 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) iptables
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.51%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.17%) yum
4 1 (0.17%) Nmap
4 1 (0.17%) Nessus
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 139 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.64%) VMware
3 54 (9.14%) Oracle
4 45 (7.61%) IBM
5 38 (6.43%) Cognos
6 18 (3.05%) SAP
7 14 (2.37%) Cisco
8 8 (1.35%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.02%) Unisys
10 5 (0.85%) Casewise
10 5 (0.85%) Citrix
10 5 (0.85%) Apple
10 5 (0.85%) BEA
11 4 (0.68%) Juniper
11 4 (0.68%) HP
11 4 (0.68%) F5
11 4 (0.68%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.51%) Facebook
12 3 (0.51%) Twitter
12 3 (0.51%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus Scheme , Pension , Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Fully neg upon exp + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cas-gwent
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
WaterJobs - Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Welsh Water
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago