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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 10 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 14.49% 24.66% 9.09%
As % of the General category 76.92% 78.26% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 6
Average salary £34,836 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.11% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
13 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 18.84% 31.51% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 13
Average salary £34,836 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.11% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) Scala
2 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Fujitsu
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Agresso
5 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.00%) MS Office
6 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) C
7 2 (6.67%) .NET
7 2 (6.67%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) OSPF
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) SNMP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Technical Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
1 8 (26.67%) Scala
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Fujitsu
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea
360 Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea
360 Resourcing
Salary: £80k - 100k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea
360 Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago