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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 288 158 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.00% 15.71% 13.97%
As % of the General category 58.66% 37.80% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 271 118 124
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
491 418 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 40.92% 41.55% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 428 329 281
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 £26,500 £25,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 219 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Newport -2 42 £37,000 -27.45% 1
Monmouthshire -1 7 £40,000 +53.84%
Torfaen - 5 £46,250 -
Bridgend +2 3 £23,000 -59.64%
Caerphilly -8 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 182 (30.54%) SQL
2 138 (23.15%) Microsoft
3 113 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (18.62%) SQL Server
5 97 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
6 84 (14.09%) Windows
7 77 (12.92%) Banking
8 76 (12.75%) Project Management
9 75 (12.58%) Oracle
10 70 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 67 (11.24%) Degree
12 63 (10.57%) XML
13 61 (10.23%) MS Excel
13 61 (10.23%) Manufacturing
14 60 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 60 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 59 (9.90%) AS400
16 56 (9.40%) PL/SQL
16 56 (9.40%) Business Analysis
17 54 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
18 53 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
18 53 (8.89%) Advertising
18 53 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
18 53 (8.89%) Oracle Applications
19 52 (8.72%) PRINCE2
20 51 (8.56%) Oracle 11i
21 50 (8.39%) VMware
22 49 (8.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
23 46 (7.72%) Oracle Discoverer
24 44 (7.38%) Oracle Financials

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.87%) WebSphere
2 18 (3.02%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (1.51%) IIS
3 9 (1.51%) SAS
4 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.67%) Commerce Server
5 4 (0.67%) CMS
6 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.50%) Apache
6 3 (0.50%) Confluence
6 3 (0.50%) Node.js
7 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 61 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.86%) MS Office
3 20 (3.36%) MS Project
4 4 (0.67%) EViews
4 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.67%) SPSS
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 53 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
1 53 (8.89%) Oracle Applications
2 51 (8.56%) Oracle 11i
3 44 (7.38%) Oracle Financials
3 44 (7.38%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 31 (5.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 31 (5.20%) Oracle Payables
4 31 (5.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 25 (4.19%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.84%) Staffware
8 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.34%) Sage ERP X3
9 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.17%) INSURE/90
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.02%) SaaS
2 6 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.37%) HTTP
2 26 (4.36%) Firewall
3 23 (3.86%) Internet
4 21 (3.52%) DNS
5 16 (2.68%) DHCP
6 15 (2.52%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.84%) LAN
7 5 (0.84%) SSL
7 5 (0.84%) WAN
7 5 (0.84%) VLAN
7 5 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (0.67%) Network Security
8 4 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.50%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.50%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.34%) SAN
10 2 (0.34%) Wireless
10 2 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 70 (11.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (8.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 46 (7.72%) Oracle Discoverer
7 39 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (5.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (3.69%) OLTP
12 20 (3.36%) DTS
13 9 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.51%) Big Data
13 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.34%) Relational Database
14 8 (1.34%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.67%) MS Access
15 4 (0.67%) DB2
16 3 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.51%) Selenium
2 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.01%) JUnit
2 6 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.67%) JMeter
3 4 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.50%) JIRA
4 3 (0.50%) MSTest
4 3 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (0.50%) Moq
4 3 (0.50%) NUnit
4 3 (0.50%) Subversion
5 2 (0.34%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.17%) Maven
6 1 (0.17%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.17%) Toad
6 1 (0.17%) Hudson
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 77 (12.92%) Banking
2 61 (10.23%) Manufacturing
3 53 (8.89%) Advertising
4 36 (6.04%) Retail
5 35 (5.87%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.19%) Marketing
7 17 (2.85%) Back Office
8 13 (2.18%) Electronics
9 12 (2.01%) Legal
9 12 (2.01%) Welsh Language
10 10 (1.68%) Automotive
11 7 (1.17%) Law
11 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.17%) French Language
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 228 (38.26%) Analyst
2 93 (15.60%) Developer
3 79 (13.26%) Business Analyst
4 51 (8.56%) Oracle Analyst
5 44 (7.38%) Project Manager
6 35 (5.87%) Administrator
7 31 (5.20%) Architect
8 29 (4.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 26 (4.36%) DBA
9 26 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (4.03%) Junior
11 21 (3.52%) SQL DBA
12 20 (3.36%) Test Analyst
12 20 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (3.19%) Consultant
13 19 (3.19%) Junior Analyst
14 18 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.85%) SQL Developer
16 15 (2.52%) Technical Consultant
16 15 (2.52%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.57%) XML
2 43 (7.21%) .NET
3 18 (3.02%) Web Services
3 18 (3.02%) WinForms
4 16 (2.68%) CSS
5 15 (2.52%) .NET Framework
6 14 (2.35%) HTML
7 13 (2.18%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.18%) Spring
8 11 (1.85%) Java EE
8 11 (1.85%) SOAP
9 10 (1.68%) WPF
9 10 (1.68%) HTML5
10 9 (1.51%) Hibernate
11 8 (1.34%) J2EE
12 7 (1.17%) REST
12 7 (1.17%) Sass
12 7 (1.17%) LESS
13 6 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (0.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.90%) AS400
2 54 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.03%) iSeries
4 15 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.35%) User Experience
6 13 (2.18%) DTV
7 10 (1.68%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.17%) iPhone
8 7 (1.17%) iPad
8 7 (1.17%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.17%) Statistics
8 7 (1.17%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.01%) PMI
10 5 (0.84%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.67%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.67%) Clustering
11 4 (0.67%) Economics
12 3 (0.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 84 (14.09%) Windows
2 42 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (6.71%) Linux
4 23 (3.86%) OS/400
5 22 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.85%) UNIX
8 7 (1.17%) CentOS
8 7 (1.17%) Android
9 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.67%) Debian
11 3 (0.50%) AIX
11 3 (0.50%) Solaris
12 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (12.75%) Project Management
4 60 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (9.40%) Business Analysis
6 52 (8.72%) PRINCE2
7 44 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 41 (6.88%) ETL
9 31 (5.20%) Mentoring
10 30 (5.03%) ITIL
10 30 (5.03%) Migration
11 26 (4.36%) Change Management
12 25 (4.19%) CRM
12 25 (4.19%) Kimball Methodology
13 24 (4.03%) Scrum
14 23 (3.86%) Waterfall
15 22 (3.69%) Business Transformation
16 21 (3.52%) PRINCE
17 19 (3.19%) UML
18 18 (3.02%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 182 (30.54%) SQL
2 56 (9.40%) PL/SQL
3 43 (7.21%) T-SQL
4 34 (5.70%) Java
5 24 (4.03%) JavaScript
5 24 (4.03%) C#
6 20 (3.36%) RPG
7 17 (2.85%) RPG IV
8 12 (2.01%) Perl
9 11 (1.85%) C++
10 10 (1.68%) Python
11 8 (1.34%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.34%) PHP
12 7 (1.17%) VB
13 6 (1.01%) C
14 4 (0.67%) R
14 4 (0.67%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.50%) VBA
15 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 67 (11.24%) Degree
2 32 (5.37%) ISEB
3 22 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (3.36%) VCP5
5 18 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 12 (2.01%) APMP
8 11 (1.85%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.68%) MCDBA
9 10 (1.68%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.51%) PMP
10 9 (1.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 9 (1.51%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.17%) CCNP
12 6 (1.01%) MCP
12 6 (1.01%) MCSE
12 6 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.67%) JNCIS
13 4 (0.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.02%) QA
2 14 (2.35%) SLA
3 6 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 32 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.50%) iptables
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.50%) Nessus
2 3 (0.50%) Nmap
2 3 (0.50%) Puppet
2 3 (0.50%) Nagios
3 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.17%) yum
Vendors
1 138 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 75 (12.58%) Oracle
3 50 (8.39%) VMware
4 40 (6.71%) IBM
5 36 (6.04%) Cognos
6 20 (3.36%) SAP
7 19 (3.19%) Cisco
8 10 (1.68%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.51%) F5
10 8 (1.34%) Juniper
11 5 (0.84%) BEA
11 5 (0.84%) Citrix
11 5 (0.84%) Apple
11 5 (0.84%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.67%) Blue Coat
12 4 (0.67%) HP
12 4 (0.67%) Nokia
12 4 (0.67%) Unisys
12 4 (0.67%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.67%) SonicWALL
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Salary: £44000 - £54000 per annum + £4k car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits healthcare, pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Royal College of Nursing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Royal College of Nursing
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago