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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 261 201 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 23.08% 17.37% 14.65%
As % of the General category 56.49% 42.95% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 233 183 119
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,303 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
462 468 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 40.85% 40.45% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 406 419 297
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £60,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +4 161 £40,000 -5.88% 38
Newport +1 26 £36,250 -3.49% 8
Monmouthshire -1 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bridgend +15 4 £59,250 +39.41%
Caerphilly -8 4 £18,000 -50.68% 1
Glamorgan -4 2 £34,000 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 158 (33.62%) SQL
2 95 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (18.94%) Microsoft
4 78 (16.60%) XML
5 70 (14.89%) SQL Server
6 65 (13.83%) Oracle
7 56 (11.91%) PL/SQL
7 56 (11.91%) Manufacturing
8 55 (11.70%) Windows
9 54 (11.49%) Oracle EBS
9 54 (11.49%) Oracle Applications
10 52 (11.06%) Oracle 11i
11 51 (10.85%) Degree
12 49 (10.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 47 (10.00%) Project Management
14 46 (9.79%) MS Excel
15 45 (9.57%) Java
15 45 (9.57%) Oracle Discoverer
16 44 (9.36%) Oracle Financials
17 43 (9.15%) Advertising
17 43 (9.15%) Oracle Manufacturing
18 42 (8.94%) Banking
19 41 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
19 41 (8.72%) VMware
20 40 (8.51%) ISEB
21 38 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
22 37 (7.87%) Retail
23 36 (7.66%) .NET
24 35 (7.45%) Oracle General Ledger
25 34 (7.23%) T-SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 21 (4.47%) SAS
2 17 (3.62%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.49%) Apache
3 7 (1.49%) IIS
4 5 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.43%) CMS
7 2 (0.43%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.21%) FileNet
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.83%) MS Project
3 15 (3.19%) MS Office
4 6 (1.28%) SPSS
5 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.85%) EViews
7 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 54 (11.49%) Oracle Applications
1 54 (11.49%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (11.06%) Oracle 11i
3 44 (9.36%) Oracle Financials
4 43 (9.15%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 35 (7.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 34 (7.23%) Oracle Payables
6 34 (7.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 26 (5.53%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.21%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.81%) SaaS
2 7 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.17%) Firewall
2 18 (3.83%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.77%) HTTP
3 13 (2.77%) DNS
4 11 (2.34%) VLAN
5 10 (2.13%) tcpdump
6 9 (1.91%) Wireshark
7 8 (1.70%) DHCP
8 7 (1.49%) LAN
8 7 (1.49%) WAN
9 6 (1.28%) Network Security
9 6 (1.28%) Internet
10 5 (1.06%) VoIP
10 5 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.85%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (0.85%) VPN
12 3 (0.64%) SSL
12 3 (0.64%) Wireless
12 3 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 45 (9.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 30 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.77%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (2.55%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 7 (1.49%) OLAP
13 7 (1.49%) Base SAS
14 6 (1.28%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.06%) OLTP
15 5 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (2.98%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.85%) Selenium
3 3 (0.64%) JUnit
3 3 (0.64%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.64%) JIRA
4 2 (0.43%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.43%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.21%) JMeter
5 1 (0.21%) WATIR
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 56 (11.91%) Manufacturing
2 43 (9.15%) Advertising
3 42 (8.94%) Banking
4 37 (7.87%) Retail
5 22 (4.68%) Welsh Language
6 19 (4.04%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.19%) Legal
8 14 (2.98%) Electronics
9 11 (2.34%) Marketing
10 9 (1.91%) Law
11 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 205 (43.62%) Analyst
2 75 (15.96%) Developer
3 64 (13.62%) Business Analyst
4 52 (11.06%) Oracle Analyst
5 39 (8.30%) Test Analyst
6 32 (6.81%) Project Manager
7 21 (4.47%) Junior
8 18 (3.83%) Administrator
8 18 (3.83%) SQL Developer
9 17 (3.62%) Junior Analyst
9 17 (3.62%) Architect
9 17 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (3.40%) .NET Developer
11 15 (3.19%) Software Manager
11 15 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (2.98%) Team Leader
13 13 (2.77%) Java Developer
13 13 (2.77%) Development Manager
14 12 (2.55%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (2.55%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (16.60%) XML
2 36 (7.66%) .NET
3 31 (6.60%) HTML
4 24 (5.11%) Web Services
5 21 (4.47%) CSS
6 20 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 14 (2.98%) jQuery
8 13 (2.77%) SOAP
9 12 (2.55%) Spring
10 11 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (2.34%) LINQ to SQL
10 11 (2.34%) LINQ
11 9 (1.91%) REST
11 9 (1.91%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.49%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.28%) JSON
13 6 (1.28%) J2EE
14 5 (1.06%) HTML5
14 5 (1.06%) WinForms
15 4 (0.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.04%) AS400
3 12 (2.55%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.70%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.70%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (1.49%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.28%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.28%) iSeries
6 6 (1.28%) Open Source
7 4 (0.85%) iPhone
7 4 (0.85%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.85%) iPad
7 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.64%) DTV
8 3 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.43%) Statistics
9 2 (0.43%) GIS
9 2 (0.43%) Replication
9 2 (0.43%) EPoS
9 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.70%) Windows
2 30 (6.38%) Linux
3 19 (4.04%) UNIX
4 16 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.98%) CentOS
6 10 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.13%) Debian
7 6 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.06%) OS/400
8 5 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.06%) Android
9 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (10.00%) Project Management
3 41 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (7.23%) ITIL
6 32 (6.81%) Business Analysis
7 29 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (5.74%) PRINCE2
9 26 (5.53%) Waterfall
10 24 (5.11%) ETL
11 22 (4.68%) Scrum
11 22 (4.68%) Mentoring
12 21 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (3.40%) Configuration Management
13 16 (3.40%) Test Strategy
14 15 (3.19%) Time Management
15 14 (2.98%) Incident Management
15 14 (2.98%) UML
15 14 (2.98%) Coaching
16 13 (2.77%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (33.62%) SQL
2 56 (11.91%) PL/SQL
3 45 (9.57%) Java
4 34 (7.23%) T-SQL
5 30 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.47%) Perl
6 21 (4.47%) C#
7 17 (3.62%) C++
8 16 (3.40%) Python
9 15 (3.19%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.91%) RPG
11 5 (1.06%) C
11 5 (1.06%) PHP
11 5 (1.06%) Ruby
12 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.85%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.85%) R
13 3 (0.64%) VB
14 2 (0.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 51 (10.85%) Degree
2 40 (8.51%) ISEB
3 19 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.34%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (2.13%) MCSE
7 7 (1.49%) CCNP
7 7 (1.49%) CCNA
8 6 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.28%) APMG
9 5 (1.06%) VCP5
9 5 (1.06%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.85%) CCSE
10 4 (0.85%) JNCIS
10 4 (0.85%) CCSA
10 4 (0.85%) MCP
10 4 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.55%) SLA
2 7 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) Basel II
System Software
1 26 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.91%) Nmap
4 4 (0.85%) XenServer
5 3 (0.64%) KVM
6 2 (0.43%) Xen
6 2 (0.43%) vSphere
6 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (2.34%) Nessus
2 9 (1.91%) Nagios
3 7 (1.49%) Puppet
4 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 89 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 65 (13.83%) Oracle
3 41 (8.72%) VMware
4 22 (4.68%) Cisco
5 17 (3.62%) IBM
6 16 (3.40%) SAP
7 10 (2.13%) Cognos
7 10 (2.13%) F5
8 9 (1.91%) Juniper
9 8 (1.70%) Google
10 5 (1.06%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.06%) HP
10 5 (1.06%) Casewise
11 4 (0.85%) Blue Coat
11 4 (0.85%) SonicWALL
11 4 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.85%) Nokia
11 4 (0.85%) Lotus
12 3 (0.64%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.64%) Citrix
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: healthcare, pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, Wales
Church International
Salary: up to £35k dep in exp plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ITF Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £61 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
SCC
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago