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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 14 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 33.33% 21.69% 8.70%
As % of the General category 82.35% 94.74% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 4
Average salary £67,500 £37,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
17 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 40.48% 22.89% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 4
Average salary £67,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% +10.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 6 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Swansea

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
3 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (36.36%) Open Source
4 8 (36.36%) Puppet
4 8 (36.36%) User Stories
4 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (36.36%) Ansible
4 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 8 (36.36%) Coaching
5 5 (22.73%) Agresso
5 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) ERP
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (18.18%) Scala
6 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) MS Office
8 2 (9.09%) CSS
8 2 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) DevOps
9 1 (4.55%) QA
9 1 (4.55%) Release Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Agresso
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Java Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 8 (36.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (36.36%) User Stories
3 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 8 (36.36%) Coaching
4 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 4 (18.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Puppet
1 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (36.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP