The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 9.52% 20.65% 16.30%
As % of the General category 44.44% 90.48% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 14
Average salary £20,000 £60,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.66% +114.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £27,500 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £64,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

General Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 21.43% 22.83% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 19
Average salary £27,000 £60,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £27,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £37,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Finance
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Swansea region.

Finance Salary Trend in Swansea

Finance
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Swansea

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) User Stories
2 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (43.75%) Ansible
2 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 7 (43.75%) Coaching
2 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) ERP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 7 (43.75%) User Stories
2 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 7 (43.75%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
1 7 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (43.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP