The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 279 231 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.73% 17.32% 13.21%
As % of the General category 54.28% 41.62% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 245 204 127
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
UK

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

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
514 555 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 40.03% 41.60% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 441 485 334
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Finance
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Finance Salary Trend in Wales

Finance
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Wales

Finance
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 265 £35,000 -14.11% 52
West Wales -3 10 £34,836 +16.11%
North Wales -4 3 £57,750 +77.69%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

1 164 (31.42%) SQL
2 106 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 81 (15.52%) XML
5 74 (14.18%) SQL Server
6 67 (12.84%) Oracle
7 66 (12.64%) Windows
8 63 (12.07%) Manufacturing
9 61 (11.69%) Project Management
10 58 (11.11%) PL/SQL
11 56 (10.73%) Oracle EBS
11 56 (10.73%) Oracle Applications
11 56 (10.73%) Degree
12 54 (10.34%) Oracle 11i
13 53 (10.15%) Java
14 51 (9.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 51 (9.77%) MS Excel
15 48 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (9.00%) Oracle Discoverer
17 46 (8.81%) Oracle Financials
17 46 (8.81%) Retail
18 45 (8.62%) Oracle Manufacturing
19 43 (8.24%) Banking
19 43 (8.24%) VMware
20 42 (8.05%) Advertising
21 39 (7.47%) .NET
21 39 (7.47%) ITIL
22 37 (7.09%) T-SQL
22 37 (7.09%) ISEB

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 21 (4.02%) SAS
2 18 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.34%) IIS
3 7 (1.34%) Apache
4 6 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (0.77%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.38%) Commerce Server
7 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.38%) CMS
7 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) FileNet
8 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 51 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.64%) MS Office
3 18 (3.45%) MS Project
4 6 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.15%) SPSS
5 4 (0.77%) EViews
6 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (10.73%) Oracle EBS
1 56 (10.73%) Oracle Applications
2 54 (10.34%) Oracle 11i
3 46 (8.81%) Oracle Financials
4 45 (8.62%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 36 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
6 35 (6.70%) Oracle Payables
6 35 (6.70%) Oracle Receivables
7 27 (5.17%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.77%) Agresso
8 4 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.19%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.51%) SaaS
2 7 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.13%) Firewall
2 19 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.68%) HTTP
4 13 (2.49%) DNS
5 11 (2.11%) VLAN
6 10 (1.92%) tcpdump
6 10 (1.92%) LAN
6 10 (1.92%) WAN
7 9 (1.72%) Wireshark
8 8 (1.53%) DHCP
9 7 (1.34%) Internet
10 6 (1.15%) VoIP
10 6 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.15%) Network Security
11 5 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.96%) Wireless
11 5 (0.96%) VPN
12 4 (0.77%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.57%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 47 (9.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 31 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.30%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.34%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.34%) OLAP
12 7 (1.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 7 (1.34%) Base SAS
13 6 (1.15%) OLTP
14 5 (0.96%) MySQL
14 5 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (2.49%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.77%) Selenium
3 3 (0.57%) JIRA
3 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (0.57%) JUnit
4 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) WATIR
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.19%) JMeter
5 1 (0.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 63 (12.07%) Manufacturing
2 46 (8.81%) Retail
3 43 (8.24%) Banking
4 42 (8.05%) Advertising
5 30 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.21%) Welsh Language
7 15 (2.87%) Electronics
7 15 (2.87%) Legal
8 12 (2.30%) Marketing
9 9 (1.72%) Law
10 4 (0.77%) Automotive
10 4 (0.77%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) French Language
11 2 (0.38%) German Language
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 226 (43.30%) Analyst
2 75 (14.37%) Developer
3 67 (12.84%) Business Analyst
4 54 (10.34%) Oracle Analyst
5 42 (8.05%) Project Manager
6 41 (7.85%) Test Analyst
7 25 (4.79%) Architect
8 24 (4.60%) Junior
9 21 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (3.64%) Administrator
11 18 (3.45%) Support Analyst
11 18 (3.45%) SQL Developer
11 18 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
11 18 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
12 15 (2.87%) Software Manager
12 15 (2.87%) .NET Developer
13 14 (2.68%) Senior Manager
13 14 (2.68%) Team Leader
14 13 (2.49%) Java Developer
14 13 (2.49%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.52%) XML
2 39 (7.47%) .NET
3 30 (5.75%) HTML
4 23 (4.41%) Web Services
5 22 (4.21%) CSS
6 19 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.49%) jQuery
8 12 (2.30%) SOAP
8 12 (2.30%) Spring
9 10 (1.92%) LINQ
9 10 (1.92%) LINQ to SQL
9 10 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (1.72%) REST
10 9 (1.72%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.34%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.15%) J2EE
12 6 (1.15%) JSON
13 5 (0.96%) HTML5
13 5 (0.96%) WinForms
14 4 (0.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.83%) AS400
3 16 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
5 8 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.34%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.15%) iSeries
7 6 (1.15%) Open Source
7 6 (1.15%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.15%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.77%) DTV
8 4 (0.77%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.77%) iPad
8 4 (0.77%) iPhone
8 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.38%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.38%) Derivative
10 2 (0.38%) Statistics
10 2 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.64%) Windows
2 32 (6.13%) Linux
3 25 (4.79%) UNIX
4 18 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (2.68%) CentOS
6 11 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.92%) Debian
8 6 (1.15%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.15%) OS/400
9 5 (0.96%) Android
9 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.38%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (11.69%) Project Management
3 48 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (7.47%) ITIL
5 35 (6.70%) PRINCE2
6 32 (6.13%) Business Analysis
7 29 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 29 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (4.98%) ETL
9 25 (4.79%) Scrum
10 22 (4.21%) Mentoring
11 21 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (3.64%) Configuration Management
13 17 (3.26%) Change Management
13 17 (3.26%) Coaching
14 16 (3.07%) Test Strategy
14 16 (3.07%) Service Delivery
15 15 (2.87%) Time Management
16 14 (2.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 164 (31.42%) SQL
2 58 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 53 (10.15%) Java
4 37 (7.09%) T-SQL
5 33 (6.32%) JavaScript
6 22 (4.21%) C#
7 21 (4.02%) Perl
8 17 (3.26%) C++
9 16 (3.07%) Python
10 14 (2.68%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.72%) RPG
12 8 (1.53%) C
12 8 (1.53%) Scala
13 5 (0.96%) Ruby
13 5 (0.96%) PHP
14 4 (0.77%) VBA
14 4 (0.77%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (10.73%) Degree
2 37 (7.09%) ISEB
3 23 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.26%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.92%) MCSE
8 10 (1.92%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.53%) CCNP
9 8 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.34%) CCNA
11 6 (1.15%) MCDBA
11 6 (1.15%) VCP5
11 6 (1.15%) APMG
12 4 (0.77%) CCSA
12 4 (0.77%) CCSE
12 4 (0.77%) CISSP
12 4 (0.77%) MCP
12 4 (0.77%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.49%) SLA
2 7 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) Basel II
System Software
1 27 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.72%) Nmap
4 4 (0.77%) XenServer
5 3 (0.57%) KVM
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.38%) Xen
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.11%) Nessus
2 9 (1.72%) Nagios
3 7 (1.34%) Puppet
4 5 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) WSUS
6 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 99 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 67 (12.84%) Oracle
3 43 (8.24%) VMware
4 26 (4.98%) Cisco
5 18 (3.45%) IBM
6 16 (3.07%) SAP
7 14 (2.68%) Cognos
8 11 (2.11%) Juniper
8 11 (2.11%) F5
9 8 (1.53%) Google
9 8 (1.53%) Fujitsu
10 6 (1.15%) Casewise
10 6 (1.15%) HP
11 5 (0.96%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.77%) Nokia
12 4 (0.77%) Lotus
12 4 (0.77%) Blue Coat
12 4 (0.77%) SonicWALL
12 4 (0.77%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £61 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits & delivery bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
IntaPeople
Salary: Package: Pension, Health insurance, Car Allowance, Performance based bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Intapeople
Salary: Package Pension, Health insurance, Car Allowance, Performance based bo
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: healthcare, pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, Wales
Church International
Salary: up to £35k dep in exp plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days etc
Posted: 6 days ago