The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 193 161 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.72% 12.94% 25.81%
As % of the General category 37.77% 41.28% 64.27%
Number of salaries quoted 141 137 252
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £28,500 £25,542
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £49,772
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
511 390 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.61% 31.35% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 398 318 388
Average salary £38,783 £36,400 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.54% -0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,855
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Finance
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 162 £43,500 +16.00% 45
West Wales +3 20 £37,500 +10.29% 7
North Wales +9 6 £37,000 +29.82%
Mid Wales +2 1 £45,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 68 (17.35%) Java
2 64 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (15.82%) PRINCE2
4 58 (14.80%) SQL
5 55 (14.03%) Microsoft
6 49 (12.50%) SAP
7 45 (11.48%) ISEB
7 45 (11.48%) Project Management
8 43 (10.97%) MS Project
9 42 (10.71%) .NET
9 42 (10.71%) ITIL
10 38 (9.69%) Web Services
11 37 (9.44%) Scrum
12 35 (8.93%) MS Excel
13 34 (8.67%) SQL Server
13 34 (8.67%) Degree
14 33 (8.42%) Statistics
15 32 (8.16%) Information Management
16 31 (7.91%) Project Planning
16 31 (7.91%) Test Scripting
16 31 (7.91%) VMware
17 29 (7.40%) Telecoms
18 28 (7.14%) Cisco
19 27 (6.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 27 (6.89%) Windows
20 26 (6.63%) SAP Certification
20 26 (6.63%) Advertising
20 26 (6.63%) Security Cleared
21 25 (6.38%) Spring
21 25 (6.38%) OO

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (5.61%) SAS
2 14 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.57%) IIS
3 10 (2.55%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.28%) OpenROAD
8 3 (0.77%) Commerce Server
8 3 (0.77%) CMS
9 2 (0.51%) Lync
9 2 (0.51%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.26%) Apache
10 1 (0.26%) Documentum
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (10.97%) MS Project
2 35 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.57%) MS Office
4 10 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.02%) SAP LE
1 4 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.02%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.02%) SAP PP
2 3 (0.77%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.77%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.51%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.51%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.26%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.26%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) SaaS
2 4 (1.02%) PaaS
2 4 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 20 (5.10%) Firewall
3 18 (4.59%) SAN
4 16 (4.08%) NAS
5 12 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (2.55%) Internet
7 9 (2.30%) VPN
8 8 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
8 8 (2.04%) DNS
9 4 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.02%) IPsec
9 4 (1.02%) DHCP
10 3 (0.77%) Wireless
11 2 (0.51%) MPLS
11 2 (0.51%) LAN
11 2 (0.51%) VoIP
11 2 (0.51%) WAN
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.26%) Intranet
12 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.81%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (1.28%) Ingres
4 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.02%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.02%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.51%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.26%) MySQL
8 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.32%) JUnit
2 9 (2.30%) Ant
2 9 (2.30%) Maven
3 8 (2.04%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (1.53%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.28%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.28%) WebLogic Workshop
5 5 (1.28%) Rational Performance Tester
5 5 (1.28%) JIRA
6 4 (1.02%) Subversion
6 4 (1.02%) RSpec
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.77%) PowerBuilder
7 3 (0.77%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.26%) LSMW
General
1 29 (7.40%) Telecoms
2 26 (6.63%) Advertising
3 24 (6.12%) Banking
4 22 (5.61%) Retail
5 20 (5.10%) Manufacturing
6 16 (4.08%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.79%) Electronics
8 6 (1.53%) Marketing
9 2 (0.51%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 96 (24.49%) Analyst
2 59 (15.05%) Developer
3 52 (13.27%) Project Manager
4 37 (9.44%) Test Analyst
5 33 (8.42%) Business Analyst
6 25 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 24 (6.12%) Architect
8 22 (5.61%) Consultant
9 18 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.34%) SAP Consultant
11 14 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
11 14 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 13 (3.32%) Test Manager
13 10 (2.55%) Project Officer
13 10 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (2.30%) Project Support Officer
14 9 (2.30%) IT Project Manager
15 8 (2.04%) Senior Project Manager
15 8 (2.04%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.71%) .NET
2 38 (9.69%) Web Services
3 25 (6.38%) Spring
4 23 (5.87%) Hibernate
4 23 (5.87%) XML
4 23 (5.87%) SOAP
5 19 (4.85%) CSS
6 17 (4.34%) J2EE
7 12 (3.06%) RESTful
7 12 (3.06%) HTML
7 12 (3.06%) JSP
8 11 (2.81%) jQuery
9 10 (2.55%) Ajax
10 9 (2.30%) WinForms
10 9 (2.30%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.04%) JPA
11 8 (2.04%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.79%) Struts
13 6 (1.53%) JSON
14 5 (1.28%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.42%) Statistics
2 15 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.06%) Clustering
4 11 (2.81%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (1.53%) DTV
5 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.02%) Open Source
6 4 (1.02%) iPad
6 4 (1.02%) iPhone
7 3 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.77%) iSeries
7 3 (0.77%) IPTV
8 2 (0.51%) STB
8 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.51%) AS400
8 2 (0.51%) GIS
8 2 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.26%) PMI
9 1 (0.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.89%) Windows
2 10 (2.55%) Android
2 10 (2.55%) Linux
3 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.28%) UNIX
4 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (15.82%) PRINCE2
3 45 (11.48%) Project Management
4 42 (10.71%) ITIL
5 37 (9.44%) Scrum
6 32 (8.16%) Information Management
7 31 (7.91%) Project Planning
7 31 (7.91%) Test Scripting
8 25 (6.38%) OO
9 24 (6.12%) UML
10 22 (5.61%) Test Strategy
11 20 (5.10%) Configuration Management
11 20 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (5.10%) MVC
12 18 (4.59%) Service Delivery
13 17 (4.34%) Software Engineering
13 17 (4.34%) Business Analysis
14 15 (3.83%) Programme Management
14 15 (3.83%) Manual Testing
14 15 (3.83%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.35%) Java
2 58 (14.80%) SQL
3 19 (4.85%) JavaScript
3 19 (4.85%) C#
4 13 (3.32%) VB
5 11 (2.81%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.53%) C++
7 5 (1.28%) C
7 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.28%) VBA
8 4 (1.02%) Ruby
8 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.02%) Embedded C
8 4 (1.02%) ABAP
9 3 (0.77%) VB6
10 2 (0.51%) PHP
11 1 (0.26%) RPG
11 1 (0.26%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (11.48%) ISEB
2 34 (8.67%) Degree
3 27 (6.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 26 (6.63%) SAP Certification
4 26 (6.63%) Security Cleared
5 24 (6.12%) ISTQB
6 19 (4.85%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.57%) CISSP
8 9 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.79%) CCNP
9 7 (1.79%) CISA
10 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.02%) MCP
12 4 (1.02%) MCSE
13 3 (0.77%) CCNA
14 2 (0.51%) APMP
14 2 (0.51%) MBA
14 2 (0.51%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.87%) ISO 9001
2 22 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.79%) SLA
4 5 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.28%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.26%) TickIT
5 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
System Software
1 23 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.32%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.02%) Puppet
1 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.50%) SAP
3 31 (7.91%) VMware
4 28 (7.14%) Cisco
5 22 (5.61%) HP
5 22 (5.61%) Oracle
6 12 (3.06%) Fujitsu
7 11 (2.81%) IBM
8 5 (1.28%) NetApp
8 5 (1.28%) 3PAR
8 5 (1.28%) Brocade
9 4 (1.02%) TippingPoint
9 4 (1.02%) Juniper
9 4 (1.02%) Citrix
10 3 (0.77%) JDA
10 3 (0.77%) Veritas
10 3 (0.77%) Symantec
10 3 (0.77%) F5
10 3 (0.77%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.51%) Casewise
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Medical, Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Pension + Healthcare + Bonuses
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: Negotiable on experience + benefits + pensio
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago