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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 315 157 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.27% 17.98% 19.63%
As % of the General category 60.34% 43.13% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 287 112 145
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
522 364 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.54% 41.70% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 466 303 314
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 190 £40,000 -5.88% 32
Newport 0 46 £37,250 -23.58% 5
Bridgend +10 6 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Monmouthshire -3 6 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Caerphilly -6 4 - -
Glamorgan -2 3 £42,000 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 192 (36.09%) SQL
2 114 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (20.68%) Microsoft
4 88 (16.54%) Oracle
5 86 (16.17%) SQL Server
5 86 (16.17%) XML
6 75 (14.10%) PL/SQL
7 73 (13.72%) Manufacturing
8 71 (13.35%) Oracle Applications
8 71 (13.35%) Oracle EBS
9 70 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
10 69 (12.97%) Oracle 11i
11 66 (12.41%) Project Management
11 66 (12.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 63 (11.84%) Windows
13 62 (11.65%) Oracle Discoverer
13 62 (11.65%) Advertising
14 61 (11.47%) Oracle Financials
15 60 (11.28%) Oracle Manufacturing
16 56 (10.53%) Degree
17 54 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 51 (9.59%) MS Excel
19 50 (9.40%) Banking
20 49 (9.21%) Java
21 47 (8.83%) PRINCE2
21 47 (8.83%) Oracle General Ledger
21 47 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (8.65%) Oracle Payables
22 46 (8.65%) Oracle Receivables
23 43 (8.08%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (4.89%) WebSphere
2 19 (3.57%) SAS
3 11 (2.07%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (1.13%) IIS
5 5 (0.94%) Apache
6 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.75%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.75%) Commerce Server
6 4 (0.75%) CMS
7 3 (0.56%) Confluence
7 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.38%) nginx
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.32%) MS Project
3 18 (3.38%) MS Office
4 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.75%) EViews
5 4 (0.75%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 71 (13.35%) Oracle Applications
1 71 (13.35%) Oracle EBS
2 69 (12.97%) Oracle 11i
3 61 (11.47%) Oracle Financials
4 60 (11.28%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 47 (8.83%) Oracle General Ledger
6 46 (8.65%) Oracle Payables
6 46 (8.65%) Oracle Receivables
7 38 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.56%) Staffware
10 2 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.19%) HFM
11 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.57%) SaaS
2 7 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.38%) GitHub
4 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.51%) Firewall
2 18 (3.38%) HTTP
2 18 (3.38%) DNS
3 13 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.07%) DHCP
5 9 (1.69%) LAN
5 9 (1.69%) WAN
6 7 (1.32%) Internet
7 6 (1.13%) Network Security
8 5 (0.94%) VoIP
9 4 (0.75%) VPN
9 4 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.75%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.75%) VLAN
10 3 (0.56%) VPLS
10 3 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.56%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.56%) SSL
10 3 (0.56%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 62 (11.65%) Oracle Discoverer
4 43 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (2.26%) OLTP
11 10 (1.88%) DTS
11 10 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.32%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.32%) OLAP
14 6 (1.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.13%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.32%) Selenium
3 5 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.75%) JIRA
5 3 (0.56%) JMeter
5 3 (0.56%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.56%) JUnit
6 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) WATIR
7 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.19%) Toad
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.19%) GitLab
General
1 73 (13.72%) Manufacturing
2 62 (11.65%) Advertising
3 50 (9.40%) Banking
4 36 (6.77%) Retail
5 23 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.07%) Welsh Language
6 11 (2.07%) Legal
7 10 (1.88%) Marketing
8 9 (1.69%) Electronics
9 8 (1.50%) Law
10 6 (1.13%) Automotive
11 5 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 229 (43.05%) Analyst
2 71 (13.35%) Developer
3 70 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 69 (12.97%) Oracle Analyst
5 38 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 29 (5.45%) Junior
7 27 (5.08%) Test Analyst
8 23 (4.32%) Software Manager
9 22 (4.14%) Junior Analyst
10 21 (3.95%) Administrator
11 20 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 20 (3.76%) Delivery Manager
12 18 (3.38%) SQL Developer
13 17 (3.20%) Team Leader
14 15 (2.82%) Support Analyst
14 15 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (2.82%) Java Developer
14 15 (2.82%) Development Team Leader
15 13 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
15 13 (2.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (16.17%) XML
2 36 (6.77%) .NET
3 21 (3.95%) HTML
4 16 (3.01%) Web Services
5 14 (2.63%) Spring
6 13 (2.44%) CSS
7 12 (2.26%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.07%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.88%) SOAP
9 10 (1.88%) Hibernate
9 10 (1.88%) jQuery
10 8 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (1.50%) LINQ to SQL
10 8 (1.50%) REST
10 8 (1.50%) LINQ
11 7 (1.32%) Java EE
11 7 (1.32%) WinForms
12 6 (1.13%) J2EE
12 6 (1.13%) HTML5
12 6 (1.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.02%) AS400
3 17 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.50%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.32%) iSeries
6 6 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (1.13%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.94%) Mathematics
7 5 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.94%) Open Source
7 5 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 5 (0.94%) DTV
8 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.75%) iPad
8 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.75%) GIS
8 4 (0.75%) iPhone
8 4 (0.75%) Statistics
9 3 (0.56%) Economics
10 2 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (11.84%) Windows
2 27 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (4.89%) Linux
4 17 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.07%) OS/400
5 11 (2.07%) UNIX
6 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.32%) CentOS
7 7 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.13%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.75%) Solaris
9 4 (0.75%) Android
10 3 (0.56%) Debian
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (12.41%) Project Management
4 54 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (8.83%) PRINCE2
6 43 (8.08%) Business Analysis
7 36 (6.77%) ETL
8 35 (6.58%) ITIL
9 34 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (5.83%) Waterfall
11 27 (5.08%) Scrum
11 27 (5.08%) Mentoring
12 19 (3.57%) Change Management
13 17 (3.20%) Time Management
13 17 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (3.20%) CRM
14 16 (3.01%) Service Delivery
14 16 (3.01%) Kimball Methodology
14 16 (3.01%) Change Control
15 14 (2.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 192 (36.09%) SQL
2 75 (14.10%) PL/SQL
3 49 (9.21%) Java
4 43 (8.08%) T-SQL
5 22 (4.14%) JavaScript
6 16 (3.01%) C#
6 16 (3.01%) C++
7 11 (2.07%) Perl
7 11 (2.07%) RPG
8 9 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.50%) Python
10 5 (0.94%) PHP
10 5 (0.94%) C
11 4 (0.75%) R
11 4 (0.75%) VBA
11 4 (0.75%) VB
11 4 (0.75%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.75%) Ruby
12 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (10.53%) Degree
2 35 (6.58%) ISEB
3 22 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (2.07%) MCSE
6 11 (2.07%) VCP5
7 9 (1.69%) CCNP
7 9 (1.69%) MCDBA
8 7 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.32%) CCNA
9 6 (1.13%) APMG
9 6 (1.13%) MCP
9 6 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.94%) PMP
10 5 (0.94%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.26%) QA
2 11 (2.07%) SLA
3 7 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) Basel II
System Software
1 28 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.56%) Nmap
4 3 (0.56%) XenServer
5 2 (0.38%) KVM
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) Nessus
2 4 (0.75%) Puppet
2 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 110 (20.68%) Microsoft
2 88 (16.54%) Oracle
3 42 (7.89%) VMware
4 32 (6.02%) Cognos
5 26 (4.89%) IBM
6 24 (4.51%) Cisco
7 17 (3.20%) SAP
8 11 (2.07%) F5
9 10 (1.88%) Juniper
10 7 (1.32%) Google
11 6 (1.13%) HP
11 6 (1.13%) Casewise
12 5 (0.94%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.75%) Nokia
13 4 (0.75%) Lotus
13 4 (0.75%) Apple
13 4 (0.75%) Citrix
13 4 (0.75%) SonicWALL
13 4 (0.75%) Blue Coat
14 3 (0.56%) BEA
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary Negotiable + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Healthcare, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chepstow
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Health Care
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
DP Connect
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
DP Connect
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago