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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 18 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 10 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 13.16% 27.78% 23.29%
As % of the General category 35.71% 78.95% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 17
Average salary £35,000 £34,836 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% +16.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £56,600
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
28 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 36.84% 35.19% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 20
Average salary £35,000 £34,836 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% -7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 8 February 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Swansea

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago