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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 316 221 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.77% 19.47% 12.92%
As % of the General category 61.48% 53.90% 48.11%
Number of salaries quoted 286 173 115
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £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
514 410 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.92% 36.12% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 442 353 251
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 July 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 July 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 0 244 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Newport +4 56 £37,000 +4.22% 3
Monmouthshire - 7 £50,000 - 2
Gwent +1 6 £37,000 -17.77%
Bridgend -4 4 £20,000 -65.51% 1
Torfaen -6 2 £36,000 -10.00%
Caerphilly +3 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Glamorgan - 1 £32,500 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 127 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 125 (20.53%) SQL
3 121 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (15.44%) Project Management
5 87 (14.29%) Windows
6 82 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
7 79 (12.97%) SQL Server
8 77 (12.64%) Banking
9 75 (12.32%) Business Analysis
10 71 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 71 (11.66%) PRINCE2
11 67 (11.00%) Degree
11 67 (11.00%) SDLC
12 64 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
12 64 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 63 (10.34%) Advertising
14 62 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 56 (9.20%) ISEB
16 54 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
17 52 (8.54%) VMware
18 47 (7.72%) Active Directory
19 46 (7.55%) AS400
20 45 (7.39%) Migration
20 45 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
21 44 (7.22%) .NET
22 41 (6.73%) MS Excel
23 39 (6.40%) Telecoms
23 39 (6.40%) PRINCE
24 37 (6.08%) Back Office
24 37 (6.08%) Kimball Methodology

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (3.12%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.31%) IIS
3 7 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (1.15%) Apache
4 5 (0.82%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.66%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.49%) Node.js
7 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.33%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 35 (5.75%) MS Office
3 21 (3.45%) MS Project
4 18 (2.96%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.82%) INSURE/90
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.49%) Sage ERP X3
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.33%) Staffware
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.81%) SaaS
2 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.33%) PaaS
3 2 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.33%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.25%) Internet
2 31 (5.09%) DHCP
3 26 (4.27%) DNS
4 18 (2.96%) HTTP
5 11 (1.81%) Firewall
6 7 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.15%) SAN
7 3 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.49%) SSL
7 3 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.33%) VLAN
9 1 (0.16%) VPLS
9 1 (0.16%) Wireless
9 1 (0.16%) MPLS
9 1 (0.16%) OSPF
9 1 (0.16%) BGP
9 1 (0.16%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.16%) IPv4
9 1 (0.16%) LDAP
9 1 (0.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 71 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (10.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (3.28%) DTS
9 19 (3.12%) OLTP
10 16 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.81%) DB2
12 10 (1.64%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.99%) MySQL
15 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.66%) Big Data
16 4 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
16 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.49%) Data Mart
17 3 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (1.48%) SoapUI
2 8 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.82%) JUnit
4 5 (0.82%) Selenium
4 5 (0.82%) ClearCase
4 5 (0.82%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.66%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.66%) Maven
6 3 (0.49%) MSTest
6 3 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.49%) Moq
6 3 (0.49%) NetBeans
6 3 (0.49%) NUnit
6 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.49%) Hudson
6 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 77 (12.64%) Banking
2 63 (10.34%) Advertising
3 39 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 37 (6.08%) Back Office
5 19 (3.12%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.12%) Retail
5 19 (3.12%) Marketing
6 16 (2.63%) Legal
7 13 (2.13%) Welsh Language
8 12 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.81%) Electronics
10 7 (1.15%) Law
11 5 (0.82%) Automotive
12 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 207 (33.99%) Analyst
2 121 (19.87%) Developer
3 88 (14.45%) Business Analyst
4 63 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 49 (8.05%) Administrator
6 41 (6.73%) Architect
7 35 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (4.93%) Test Analyst
9 29 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
10 28 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 25 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
13 24 (3.94%) DBA
14 23 (3.78%) Consultant
14 23 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (3.61%) Support Analyst
15 22 (3.61%) Financial Business Analyst
15 22 (3.61%) SQL DBA
16 20 (3.28%) Financial Services Business Analyst
17 18 (2.96%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.22%) .NET
2 24 (3.94%) SOAP
3 22 (3.61%) Web Services
3 22 (3.61%) HTML
4 21 (3.45%) XML
5 20 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 19 (3.12%) WinForms
7 18 (2.96%) CSS
8 14 (2.30%) HTML5
9 12 (1.97%) J2EE
10 11 (1.81%) .NET Framework
11 10 (1.64%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.48%) REST
12 9 (1.48%) Sass
12 9 (1.48%) LESS
12 9 (1.48%) jQuery
12 9 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.48%) Spring
12 9 (1.48%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.55%) AS400
3 25 (4.11%) iSeries
4 24 (3.94%) Mainframe
5 14 (2.30%) DTV
5 14 (2.30%) User Experience
6 10 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.31%) Statistics
7 8 (1.31%) Learning Management System
8 7 (1.15%) PMI
9 6 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.99%) iPad
9 6 (0.99%) iPhone
10 5 (0.82%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.66%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.66%) BYOD
11 4 (0.66%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.29%) Windows
2 45 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (4.93%) Linux
3 30 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (2.79%) OS/400
6 14 (2.30%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.81%) UNIX
8 6 (0.99%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.99%) Android
9 3 (0.49%) CentOS
9 3 (0.49%) AIX
10 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (15.44%) Project Management
3 82 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (12.32%) Business Analysis
5 71 (11.66%) PRINCE2
6 67 (11.00%) SDLC
7 64 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 54 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 45 (7.39%) Migration
10 39 (6.40%) PRINCE
11 37 (6.08%) Kimball Methodology
12 34 (5.58%) Scrum
13 30 (4.93%) Business Transformation
13 30 (4.93%) Mentoring
14 29 (4.76%) ITIL
15 28 (4.60%) MVC
16 24 (3.94%) Change Management
16 24 (3.94%) Programme Management
16 24 (3.94%) Coaching
17 23 (3.78%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (20.53%) SQL
2 35 (5.75%) T-SQL
3 34 (5.58%) C#
4 33 (5.42%) Java
5 24 (3.94%) RPG
6 23 (3.78%) JavaScript
7 22 (3.61%) RPG IV
8 11 (1.81%) PHP
9 10 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.48%) VB
11 7 (1.15%) Perl
11 7 (1.15%) COBOL
12 6 (0.99%) C++
12 6 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.82%) Python
13 5 (0.82%) RPG/400
14 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.33%) C
15 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (11.00%) Degree
2 56 (9.20%) ISEB
3 23 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (3.78%) APMP
4 16 (2.63%) VCP5
4 16 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (1.81%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.81%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.81%) ISEB Practitioner
6 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.48%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 5 (0.82%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.82%) CISA
9 5 (0.82%) CISSP
9 5 (0.82%) MCSE
10 4 (0.66%) CISM
10 4 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.63%) SLA
2 11 (1.81%) QA
3 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.82%) COBIT
5 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) COSO
System Software
1 47 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.16%) yum
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 127 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.54%) VMware
3 35 (5.75%) IBM
4 25 (4.11%) Oracle
5 18 (2.96%) Cognos
6 17 (2.79%) SAP
7 14 (2.30%) Xamarin
8 9 (1.48%) Unisys
9 8 (1.31%) Casewise
10 4 (0.66%) Lotus
11 3 (0.49%) Sage
11 3 (0.49%) Cisco
11 3 (0.49%) Facebook
11 3 (0.49%) Twitter
12 2 (0.33%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.33%) PayPal
12 2 (0.33%) BEA
12 2 (0.33%) BMC
12 2 (0.33%) Remedy
12 2 (0.33%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £450000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Monmouthshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago