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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 162 148 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.96% 14.40% 28.30%
As % of the General category 37.50% 44.71% 67.87%
Number of salaries quoted 117 126 239
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £47,500 £49,795
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
432 331 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.56% 32.20% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 337 279 349
Average salary £38,783 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,276
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 89 £40,000 +6.66% 33
Newport +18 47 £50,000 +51.71% 3
Caerphilly - 6 £47,500 - 1
Bridgend - 4 £57,000 - 2
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £34,000 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £26,000 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 66 (19.58%) Java
2 59 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (16.62%) PRINCE2
4 51 (15.13%) SQL
5 50 (14.84%) Microsoft
6 45 (13.35%) ISEB
7 43 (12.76%) MS Project
8 42 (12.46%) SAP
8 42 (12.46%) ITIL
9 39 (11.57%) Project Management
10 33 (9.79%) Scrum
10 33 (9.79%) Statistics
11 32 (9.50%) Information Management
12 31 (9.20%) Project Planning
12 31 (9.20%) Degree
13 30 (8.90%) VMware
14 29 (8.61%) Web Services
14 29 (8.61%) Test Scripting
15 28 (8.31%) MS Excel
16 27 (8.01%) Cisco
17 26 (7.72%) SAP Certification
17 26 (7.72%) Advertising
18 25 (7.42%) Spring
19 24 (7.12%) Banking
19 24 (7.12%) ISTQB
19 24 (7.12%) UML
19 24 (7.12%) SQL Server
20 23 (6.82%) SOAP
20 23 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 23 (6.82%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (6.53%) SAS
2 14 (4.15%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.86%) IIS
4 10 (2.97%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.37%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.78%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.78%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.48%) OpenROAD
9 3 (0.89%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.89%) CMS
10 2 (0.59%) Lync
11 1 (0.30%) Apache
11 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (12.76%) MS Project
2 28 (8.31%) MS Excel
3 14 (4.15%) MS Office
4 10 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) SAP LE
1 4 (1.19%) SAP PP
2 3 (0.89%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.89%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.89%) SAP SCM
2 3 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.59%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.30%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.93%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.64%) Firewall
3 17 (5.04%) SAN
4 16 (4.75%) NAS
5 12 (3.56%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (2.97%) Internet
7 8 (2.37%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (2.37%) VPN
8 7 (2.08%) DNS
9 4 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.19%) IPsec
10 3 (0.89%) DHCP
10 3 (0.89%) Wireless
11 2 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.59%) MPLS
11 2 (0.59%) LAN
11 2 (0.59%) VoIP
11 2 (0.59%) WAN
12 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.48%) Ingres
4 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.59%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.59%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.30%) MySQL
8 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.30%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 12 (3.56%) JUnit
2 9 (2.67%) Maven
3 8 (2.37%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (2.37%) Ant
4 6 (1.78%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.48%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.48%) WebLogic Workshop
5 5 (1.48%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (1.19%) JIRA
7 3 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.89%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.89%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.59%) Subversion
9 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (7.72%) Advertising
2 24 (7.12%) Banking
3 21 (6.23%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.75%) Financial Institution
5 15 (4.45%) Retail
6 12 (3.56%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.08%) Electronics
8 5 (1.48%) Marketing
9 2 (0.59%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 81 (24.04%) Analyst
2 51 (15.13%) Developer
3 46 (13.65%) Project Manager
4 31 (9.20%) Business Analyst
5 26 (7.72%) Test Analyst
6 25 (7.42%) Java Developer
7 21 (6.23%) Architect
8 17 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.15%) Consultant
9 14 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (3.86%) Test Manager
11 10 (2.97%) Project Officer
11 10 (2.97%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (2.97%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (2.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 9 (2.67%) Project Support Officer
12 9 (2.67%) IT Project Manager
13 8 (2.37%) Senior Project Manager
13 8 (2.37%) Systems Analyst
13 8 (2.37%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.61%) Web Services
2 25 (7.42%) Spring
3 23 (6.82%) SOAP
3 23 (6.82%) Hibernate
4 21 (6.23%) XML
5 20 (5.93%) .NET
6 17 (5.04%) J2EE
7 15 (4.45%) CSS
8 12 (3.56%) RESTful
9 10 (2.97%) JSP
10 9 (2.67%) Ajax
10 9 (2.67%) jQuery
11 8 (2.37%) JPA
11 8 (2.37%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.37%) HTML
12 7 (2.08%) Struts
13 6 (1.78%) JSON
14 5 (1.48%) Spring Web Flow
14 5 (1.48%) Java EE
15 4 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.79%) Statistics
2 11 (3.26%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.26%) Clustering
2 11 (3.26%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
3 6 (1.78%) DTV
4 4 (1.19%) iPhone
4 4 (1.19%) iPad
5 3 (0.89%) IPTV
5 3 (0.89%) Open Source
5 3 (0.89%) iSeries
6 2 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.59%) STB
6 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.59%) GIS
7 1 (0.30%) PMI
7 1 (0.30%) W3C
7 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.34%) Windows
2 10 (2.97%) Android
3 6 (1.78%) Linux
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.19%) UNIX
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.62%) PRINCE2
3 42 (12.46%) ITIL
4 39 (11.57%) Project Management
5 33 (9.79%) Scrum
6 32 (9.50%) Information Management
7 31 (9.20%) Project Planning
8 29 (8.61%) Test Scripting
9 24 (7.12%) UML
10 22 (6.53%) Test Strategy
11 20 (5.93%) MVC
12 18 (5.34%) Service Delivery
13 16 (4.75%) OO
13 16 (4.75%) Business Analysis
14 15 (4.45%) System Testing
14 15 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (3.86%) Software Engineering
16 12 (3.56%) Automated Testing
16 12 (3.56%) Software Testing
16 12 (3.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (19.58%) Java
2 51 (15.13%) SQL
3 15 (4.45%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.37%) C#
4 8 (2.37%) VB
5 6 (1.78%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.48%) VBA
6 5 (1.48%) C
6 5 (1.48%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.19%) Embedded C
7 4 (1.19%) C++
8 3 (0.89%) ABAP
9 2 (0.59%) VB6
9 2 (0.59%) PHP
10 1 (0.30%) RPG
10 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (13.35%) ISEB
2 31 (9.20%) Degree
3 26 (7.72%) SAP Certification
4 24 (7.12%) ISTQB
5 23 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (4.15%) CISSP
7 13 (3.86%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.97%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.08%) CISA
10 6 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.78%) CCNP
11 5 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.19%) MCSE
12 4 (1.19%) MCP
13 2 (0.59%) APMP
13 2 (0.59%) APMG
13 2 (0.59%) MBA
13 2 (0.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.53%) ISO 9001
1 22 (6.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.08%) SLA
3 5 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 23 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.86%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.46%) SAP
3 30 (8.90%) VMware
4 27 (8.01%) Cisco
5 22 (6.53%) HP
6 21 (6.23%) Oracle
7 11 (3.26%) IBM
8 5 (1.48%) NetApp
8 5 (1.48%) Fujitsu
8 5 (1.48%) Brocade
8 5 (1.48%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.19%) TippingPoint
10 3 (0.89%) Juniper
10 3 (0.89%) Citrix
10 3 (0.89%) Symantec
10 3 (0.89%) Veritas
10 3 (0.89%) JDA
10 3 (0.89%) Blue Coat
10 3 (0.89%) F5
11 2 (0.59%) Casewise
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Medical, Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Pension + Healthcare + Bonuses
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: Negotiable on experience + benefits + pensio
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago