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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank - 5 8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 0 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea - 15.22% 15.20%
As % of the General category - 46.67% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Median salary - £19,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -66.52%
UK excluding London median 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
4 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 8.70% 32.61% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 14
Median salary £25,750 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.62% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £18,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

The demand trend of job ads across the Swansea region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Swansea region with a requirement for Finance.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Advertising
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) RequireJS
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
2 1 (9.09%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft