The first 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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 225 140 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.69% 12.80% 18.72%
As % of the General category 53.96% 47.62% 63.27%
Number of salaries quoted 177 117 139
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
417 294 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 36.48% 26.87% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 360 256 226
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
Wales

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 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 +7 173 £35,000 - 27
Newport +12 24 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Caerphilly +2 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Torfaen -3 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £38,750 -
Bridgend +4 1 £58,000 +78.46%
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 64 (16.62%) Project Management
2 59 (15.32%) SQL
3 57 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 49 (12.73%) PRINCE2
5 45 (11.69%) Windows
6 42 (10.91%) Retail
7 41 (10.65%) ITIL
8 40 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (10.13%) VMware
10 38 (9.87%) SQL Server
11 37 (9.61%) Linux
11 37 (9.61%) ISEB
11 37 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (9.35%) Firewall
12 36 (9.35%) Web Services
12 36 (9.35%) SaaS
13 33 (8.57%) Banking
13 33 (8.57%) Java
13 33 (8.57%) Telecoms
14 32 (8.31%) SAP
15 31 (8.05%) MS Excel
15 31 (8.05%) TCP/IP
16 28 (7.27%) Cisco
16 28 (7.27%) MS Project
16 28 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (7.27%) Degree
17 25 (6.49%) Welsh Language
17 25 (6.49%) Configuration Management
17 25 (6.49%) Advertising
18 23 (5.97%) Test Scripting

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (4.42%) SAS
2 12 (3.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.12%) IIS
3 11 (2.86%) Apache
4 9 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.04%) Site Server
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.52%) OpenROAD
8 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Lync
9 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.27%) MS Project
3 14 (3.64%) MS Office
4 7 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.78%) SPSS
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) SAP PP
2 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.78%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.26%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.26%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.35%) SaaS
2 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.35%) Firewall
2 31 (8.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.90%) tcpdump
4 13 (3.38%) VLAN
5 12 (3.12%) Wireshark
6 11 (2.86%) SAN
7 10 (2.60%) Internet
8 6 (1.56%) VoIP
8 6 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.30%) WAN
9 5 (1.30%) LAN
9 5 (1.30%) HTTP
9 5 (1.30%) VPN
9 5 (1.30%) DNS
10 4 (1.04%) DHCP
10 4 (1.04%) MPLS
10 4 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.04%) NAS
10 4 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.86%) MySQL
5 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.04%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.52%) Ingres
12 1 (0.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.26%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (3.12%) Maven
2 10 (2.60%) Calabash
3 9 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.08%) ClearQuest
5 7 (1.82%) SoapUI
5 7 (1.82%) JBehave
5 7 (1.82%) Selenium
5 7 (1.82%) Ant
6 6 (1.56%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.56%) Robotium
6 6 (1.56%) eggPlant
7 5 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (1.30%) JUnit
8 4 (1.04%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.78%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.78%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.52%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 42 (10.91%) Retail
2 33 (8.57%) Banking
2 33 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.49%) Welsh Language
3 25 (6.49%) Advertising
4 15 (3.90%) Marketing
5 13 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.60%) Electronics
7 9 (2.34%) Legal
8 6 (1.56%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.56%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.56%) French Language
8 6 (1.56%) German Language
9 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Hebrew Language
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (26.75%) Analyst
2 53 (13.77%) Project Manager
3 49 (12.73%) Developer
4 41 (10.65%) Test Analyst
5 29 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 23 (5.97%) Architect
7 16 (4.16%) Consultant
7 16 (4.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 16 (4.16%) Infrastructure Manager
8 13 (3.38%) .NET Developer
8 13 (3.38%) Development Manager
8 13 (3.38%) Senior Manager
9 11 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
9 11 (2.86%) Java Developer
10 9 (2.34%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.08%) Graduate
11 8 (2.08%) Security Analyst
11 8 (2.08%) Service Manager
11 8 (2.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.35%) Web Services
2 20 (5.19%) .NET
2 20 (5.19%) SOAP
3 19 (4.94%) XML
4 18 (4.68%) HTML
5 16 (4.16%) CSS
6 13 (3.38%) Spring
7 12 (3.12%) ASP.NET
7 12 (3.12%) jQuery
8 10 (2.60%) Hibernate
9 8 (2.08%) J2EE
10 7 (1.82%) REST
11 6 (1.56%) LINQ
11 6 (1.56%) LINQ to SQL
11 6 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (1.30%) Struts
13 4 (1.04%) COM
13 4 (1.04%) Spring Web Flow
13 4 (1.04%) Java EE
13 4 (1.04%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.16%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.64%) Statistics
3 8 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.56%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.30%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.30%) DTV
6 3 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (0.78%) Open Source
6 3 (0.78%) GIS
6 3 (0.78%) AS400
7 2 (0.52%) EPoS
7 2 (0.52%) Clustering
7 2 (0.52%) STB
7 2 (0.52%) IPTV
7 2 (0.52%) FMCG
7 2 (0.52%) iSeries
7 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.69%) Windows
2 37 (9.61%) Linux
3 17 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (4.16%) UNIX
4 16 (4.16%) Debian
5 14 (3.64%) CentOS
6 9 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.08%) Android
8 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.30%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.04%) Solaris
11 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.62%) Project Management
2 49 (12.73%) PRINCE2
3 41 (10.65%) ITIL
4 40 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (6.49%) Configuration Management
7 23 (5.97%) Test Scripting
8 22 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 22 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 20 (5.19%) Risk Management
9 20 (5.19%) Software Testing
10 18 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (4.68%) Migration
10 18 (4.68%) Automated Testing
10 18 (4.68%) Change Control
11 17 (4.42%) System Testing
11 17 (4.42%) Scrum
11 17 (4.42%) Service Delivery
12 16 (4.16%) UML
12 16 (4.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.32%) SQL
2 33 (8.57%) Java
3 20 (5.19%) Perl
4 19 (4.94%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.90%) Python
6 12 (3.12%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.08%) C#
9 5 (1.30%) C++
10 4 (1.04%) Groovy
11 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.78%) VB
11 3 (0.78%) VBA
12 2 (0.52%) Ruby
12 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.26%) R
13 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.26%) VC++
13 1 (0.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 37 (9.61%) ISEB
2 28 (7.27%) Degree
3 23 (5.97%) ISTQB
4 22 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 19 (4.94%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.86%) SAP Certification
10 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (2.60%) CCNA
11 8 (2.08%) CISSP
11 8 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (1.82%) CCNP
12 7 (1.82%) MCSE
13 6 (1.56%) MCSD
14 5 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.30%) CCDP
15 4 (1.04%) CISA
16 3 (0.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.64%) SLA
2 7 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 28 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.12%) Nmap
4 5 (1.30%) Xen
5 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) KVM
6 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.12%) Nagios
1 12 (3.12%) Nessus
2 7 (1.82%) Puppet
3 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) YUM
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.13%) VMware
3 32 (8.31%) SAP
4 28 (7.27%) Cisco
5 22 (5.71%) Oracle
6 18 (4.68%) HP
7 14 (3.64%) Fujitsu
8 12 (3.12%) IBM
9 4 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.04%) JDA
9 4 (1.04%) Sun
10 3 (0.78%) F5
10 3 (0.78%) Juniper
11 2 (0.52%) Citrix
11 2 (0.52%) NetApp
11 2 (0.52%) Remedy
11 2 (0.52%) Brocade
11 2 (0.52%) TippingPoint
11 2 (0.52%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.26%) Akamai
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South Wales
ITF Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £34000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
SLR
Salary: Competitive, based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 per annum + BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28305.00 - £34965.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £52000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £42 - £52 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and healthcare.
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: up to £30,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago