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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 224 167 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.72% 14.66% 13.25%
As % of the General category 55.72% 48.97% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 192 137 101
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £55,000 £45,000
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
402 341 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 37.19% 29.94% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 360 296 248
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +1 170 £35,000 +7.69% 32
Newport +14 24 £44,375 +47.91% 2
Caerphilly +10 11 £21,250 -61.36%
Bridgend +4 2 £41,250 +26.92% 2
Torfaen -6 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £37,500 - 1
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 74 (17.79%) SQL
2 66 (15.87%) Project Management
3 60 (14.42%) Microsoft
4 53 (12.74%) Windows
5 45 (10.82%) PRINCE2
6 44 (10.58%) SQL Server
6 44 (10.58%) ISEB
6 44 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (10.58%) Retail
7 41 (9.86%) SaaS
8 39 (9.38%) Linux
8 39 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (9.13%) Web Services
9 38 (9.13%) VMware
10 37 (8.89%) Banking
11 36 (8.65%) ITIL
12 35 (8.41%) Telecoms
13 34 (8.17%) Firewall
14 33 (7.93%) Advertising
15 31 (7.45%) MS Excel
16 30 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (7.21%) Welsh Language
17 28 (6.73%) XML
17 28 (6.73%) Mentoring
18 27 (6.49%) Java
18 27 (6.49%) TCP/IP
19 26 (6.25%) JavaScript
19 26 (6.25%) HTML
19 26 (6.25%) SAP
19 26 (6.25%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (3.37%) SAS
2 11 (2.64%) IIS
2 11 (2.64%) Apache
3 8 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.96%) Site Server
7 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.24%) nginx
9 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.24%) FileNet
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.53%) MS Project
3 14 (3.37%) MS Office
4 8 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.72%) SPSS
5 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) SAP PP
1 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.72%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.48%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.86%) SaaS
2 5 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.17%) Firewall
2 27 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.61%) tcpdump
4 14 (3.37%) VLAN
5 12 (2.88%) Wireshark
6 11 (2.64%) Internet
7 8 (1.92%) VoIP
8 7 (1.68%) DNS
8 7 (1.68%) SAN
8 7 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.44%) HTTP
9 6 (1.44%) DHCP
10 5 (1.20%) WAN
10 5 (1.20%) LAN
11 4 (0.96%) MPLS
11 4 (0.96%) Network Security
11 4 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.72%) Wireless
13 2 (0.48%) LDAP
14 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.64%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (2.64%) MySQL
4 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.72%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.48%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.48%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.64%) Maven
3 10 (2.40%) Calabash
4 8 (1.92%) Selenium
5 7 (1.68%) JBehave
5 7 (1.68%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.68%) SoapUI
5 7 (1.68%) ClearQuest
5 7 (1.68%) Ant
6 6 (1.44%) Robotium
6 6 (1.44%) eggPlant
7 5 (1.20%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (1.20%) JUnit
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.96%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.96%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.96%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.96%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.72%) JIRA
10 1 (0.24%) WATIR
General
1 44 (10.58%) Retail
2 37 (8.89%) Banking
3 35 (8.41%) Telecoms
4 33 (7.93%) Advertising
5 30 (7.21%) Welsh Language
6 18 (4.33%) Marketing
7 14 (3.37%) Legal
8 11 (2.64%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.64%) Electronics
9 6 (1.44%) French Language
9 6 (1.44%) German Language
9 6 (1.44%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.44%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.20%) Law
11 4 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 135 (32.45%) Analyst
2 58 (13.94%) Developer
3 52 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 48 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 41 (9.86%) Business Analyst
6 24 (5.77%) Architect
7 17 (4.09%) Development Manager
8 16 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 15 (3.61%) Test Engineer
10 14 (3.37%) Consultant
10 14 (3.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 14 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (2.88%) Team Leader
12 10 (2.40%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (2.40%) Senior Manager
12 10 (2.40%) Java Developer
13 9 (2.16%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (1.92%) Security Analyst
14 8 (1.92%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.13%) Web Services
2 28 (6.73%) XML
3 26 (6.25%) HTML
4 24 (5.77%) .NET
5 21 (5.05%) SOAP
6 19 (4.57%) CSS
7 17 (4.09%) ASP.NET
8 16 (3.85%) jQuery
9 12 (2.88%) Spring
10 10 (2.40%) Hibernate
11 9 (2.16%) LINQ
11 9 (2.16%) LINQ to SQL
11 9 (2.16%) REST
11 9 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (1.92%) J2EE
13 5 (1.20%) Struts
13 5 (1.20%) JSON
14 4 (0.96%) Spring Web Flow
14 4 (0.96%) HTML5
14 4 (0.96%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (1.92%) Credit Risk
2 8 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.44%) N-Tier
3 6 (1.44%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.20%) AS400
4 5 (1.20%) Open Source
4 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 4 (0.96%) DTV
6 3 (0.72%) GIS
6 3 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.48%) EPoS
7 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.24%) iSeries
8 1 (0.24%) CMDB
8 1 (0.24%) Replication
8 1 (0.24%) STB
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.74%) Windows
2 39 (9.38%) Linux
3 19 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (4.09%) UNIX
4 17 (4.09%) CentOS
5 16 (3.85%) Debian
6 11 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.68%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.68%) Android
8 5 (1.20%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.96%) Solaris
10 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (15.87%) Project Management
2 45 (10.82%) PRINCE2
3 44 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (8.65%) ITIL
6 28 (6.73%) Mentoring
7 25 (6.01%) Configuration Management
8 22 (5.29%) Scrum
8 22 (5.29%) Incident Management
8 22 (5.29%) Test Scripting
9 20 (4.81%) Programme Management
9 20 (4.81%) Risk Management
10 19 (4.57%) Change Management
10 19 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (4.57%) Waterfall
11 18 (4.33%) System Testing
11 18 (4.33%) UML
11 18 (4.33%) Migration
11 18 (4.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (17.79%) SQL
2 27 (6.49%) Java
3 26 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 25 (6.01%) Perl
5 18 (4.33%) T-SQL
5 18 (4.33%) Python
6 17 (4.09%) VB.NET
7 12 (2.88%) C#
8 6 (1.44%) C++
8 6 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.20%) Ruby
10 4 (0.96%) Groovy
10 4 (0.96%) RPG
10 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.48%) VBA
13 1 (0.24%) VC++
13 1 (0.24%) VB
13 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.24%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 44 (10.58%) ISEB
2 26 (6.25%) Degree
3 23 (5.53%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.81%) ISTQB
6 18 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.88%) CCNA
10 9 (2.16%) MCSE
11 7 (1.68%) CISSP
11 7 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.44%) MCSD
12 6 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (1.20%) CCDP
13 5 (1.20%) CCNP
14 3 (0.72%) SAP Certification
14 3 (0.72%) CISA
14 3 (0.72%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.88%) Nmap
3 5 (1.20%) Xen
4 3 (0.72%) XenServer
5 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.48%) KVM
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.13%) Nessus
2 12 (2.88%) Nagios
3 10 (2.40%) Puppet
4 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) YUM
Vendors
1 60 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.13%) VMware
3 26 (6.25%) SAP
4 25 (6.01%) Cisco
5 18 (4.33%) Oracle
6 14 (3.37%) Fujitsu
7 12 (2.88%) HP
8 11 (2.64%) IBM
9 4 (0.96%) Sun
9 4 (0.96%) JDA
9 4 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.96%) Google
10 3 (0.72%) Juniper
10 3 (0.72%) F5
11 2 (0.48%) T-Plan
11 2 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.48%) Citrix
11 2 (0.48%) Minitab
12 1 (0.24%) Teradata
12 1 (0.24%) Casewise
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Gym, Parking subs, Flexi time, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
ITF Solutions
Salary: £28500 - £32500 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + OTE 100k plus £500 p/m Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago