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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 309 190 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.59% 16.74% 15.68%
As % of the General category 58.30% 39.83% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 282 129 148
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
530 477 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 38.74% 42.03% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 460 377 311
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,850 £55,400
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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +3 292 £40,000 -11.11% 23
West Wales +12 12 £67,500 +80.00% 1
North Wales -10 3 £35,000 -7.28% 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 193 (32.38%) SQL
2 130 (21.81%) Microsoft
3 127 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (18.46%) SQL Server
5 102 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
6 90 (15.10%) Oracle
7 85 (14.26%) Windows
8 81 (13.59%) XML
9 76 (12.75%) Project Management
10 71 (11.91%) Manufacturing
11 68 (11.41%) PL/SQL
12 67 (11.24%) Degree
13 65 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 65 (10.91%) Oracle EBS
13 65 (10.91%) Oracle Applications
14 63 (10.57%) Oracle 11i
15 61 (10.23%) Banking
15 61 (10.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 57 (9.56%) Oracle Discoverer
16 57 (9.56%) AS400
17 56 (9.40%) Advertising
17 56 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
18 55 (9.23%) Oracle Manufacturing
18 55 (9.23%) Oracle Financials
18 55 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 53 (8.89%) MS Excel
19 53 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
20 52 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
21 49 (8.22%) Business Analysis
22 48 (8.05%) T-SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 38 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 18 (3.02%) IBM HTTP Server
3 11 (1.85%) SAS
4 9 (1.51%) IIS
5 6 (1.01%) Apache
6 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.67%) Commerce Server
7 4 (0.67%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.67%) CMS
8 3 (0.50%) Confluence
8 3 (0.50%) Node.js
9 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.69%) MS Office
3 21 (3.52%) MS Project
4 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.67%) SPSS
5 4 (0.67%) EViews
6 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 65 (10.91%) Oracle EBS
1 65 (10.91%) Oracle Applications
2 63 (10.57%) Oracle 11i
3 55 (9.23%) Oracle Financials
3 55 (9.23%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 40 (6.71%) Oracle General Ledger
4 40 (6.71%) Oracle Payables
4 40 (6.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 33 (5.54%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (1.51%) Agresso
7 7 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.84%) Staffware
9 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.34%) Sage ERP X3
10 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.52%) SaaS
2 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.37%) HTTP
2 29 (4.87%) Firewall
3 21 (3.52%) DNS
4 15 (2.52%) DHCP
5 14 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.17%) LAN
6 7 (1.17%) WAN
7 6 (1.01%) Internet
8 5 (0.84%) VLAN
8 5 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (0.84%) SSL
9 4 (0.67%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (0.67%) Network Security
9 4 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.50%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.50%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.50%) Wireless
10 3 (0.50%) VPN
11 2 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (10.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 57 (9.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 55 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (3.36%) OLTP
11 18 (3.02%) DTS
12 10 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.51%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.34%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.17%) Big Data
16 5 (0.84%) OLAP
16 5 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Selenium
2 9 (1.51%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.50%) JMeter
4 3 (0.50%) NUnit
4 3 (0.50%) Subversion
4 3 (0.50%) JIRA
4 3 (0.50%) MSTest
4 3 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (0.50%) Moq
4 3 (0.50%) JUnit
5 2 (0.34%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.17%) Toad
6 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.17%) AccuRev
General
1 71 (11.91%) Manufacturing
2 61 (10.23%) Banking
3 56 (9.40%) Advertising
4 34 (5.70%) Retail
5 33 (5.54%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.35%) Marketing
7 12 (2.01%) Welsh Language
8 11 (1.85%) Electronics
9 8 (1.34%) Automotive
9 8 (1.34%) Legal
10 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.84%) Law
12 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 246 (41.28%) Analyst
2 87 (14.60%) Developer
3 74 (12.42%) Business Analyst
4 63 (10.57%) Oracle Analyst
5 40 (6.71%) Project Manager
6 34 (5.70%) Architect
7 32 (5.37%) Administrator
8 31 (5.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 28 (4.70%) Junior
10 24 (4.03%) DBA
10 24 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support
12 22 (3.69%) Junior Analyst
13 21 (3.52%) Test Analyst
14 19 (3.19%) SQL DBA
15 18 (3.02%) Consultant
15 18 (3.02%) Support Analyst
16 17 (2.85%) SQL Developer
17 16 (2.68%) Software Manager
18 15 (2.52%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (13.59%) XML
2 48 (8.05%) .NET
3 18 (3.02%) Web Services
3 18 (3.02%) WinForms
4 17 (2.85%) CSS
5 15 (2.52%) HTML
5 15 (2.52%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.52%) .NET Framework
6 13 (2.18%) SOAP
7 12 (2.01%) Spring
8 10 (1.68%) WPF
9 9 (1.51%) Java EE
10 8 (1.34%) Hibernate
10 8 (1.34%) HTML5
10 8 (1.34%) REST
11 7 (1.17%) J2EE
12 6 (1.01%) Sass
12 6 (1.01%) LESS
12 6 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.56%) AS400
2 52 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.69%) iSeries
5 12 (2.01%) User Experience
6 11 (1.85%) DTV
7 10 (1.68%) Open Source
8 9 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.34%) Statistics
9 8 (1.34%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.17%) iPad
10 7 (1.17%) iPhone
11 6 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (1.01%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.84%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.67%) Clustering
13 4 (0.67%) Economics
14 3 (0.50%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.50%) Social Network
14 3 (0.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 85 (14.26%) Windows
2 40 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (6.38%) Linux
4 22 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (3.36%) OS/400
6 19 (3.19%) UNIX
7 17 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.17%) Android
8 7 (1.17%) CentOS
9 5 (0.84%) Solaris
10 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.67%) Debian
11 3 (0.50%) AIX
12 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (12.75%) Project Management
4 56 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (8.22%) Business Analysis
6 44 (7.38%) PRINCE2
6 44 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 42 (7.05%) ETL
8 41 (6.88%) Mentoring
9 35 (5.87%) ITIL
10 27 (4.53%) Kimball Methodology
11 23 (3.86%) Waterfall
11 23 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (3.86%) CRM
12 22 (3.69%) Change Management
13 21 (3.52%) Configuration Management
13 21 (3.52%) Scrum
14 20 (3.36%) ERP
15 19 (3.19%) Migration
15 19 (3.19%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 193 (32.38%) SQL
2 68 (11.41%) PL/SQL
3 48 (8.05%) T-SQL
4 43 (7.21%) Java
5 28 (4.70%) JavaScript
6 25 (4.19%) C#
7 18 (3.02%) RPG
8 15 (2.52%) RPG IV
9 12 (2.01%) C++
9 12 (2.01%) Perl
10 10 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.68%) Python
11 8 (1.34%) VB
12 6 (1.01%) C
13 5 (0.84%) PHP
14 4 (0.67%) R
14 4 (0.67%) Scala
14 4 (0.67%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.50%) COBOL
15 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (11.24%) Degree
2 30 (5.03%) ISEB
3 19 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (2.85%) VCP5
4 17 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.35%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.68%) MCDBA
8 9 (1.51%) PMP
8 9 (1.51%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 8 (1.34%) CCNP
10 6 (1.01%) MCP
10 6 (1.01%) MCSE
11 5 (0.84%) APMG
12 4 (0.67%) JNCIS
12 4 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (0.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.36%) QA
2 16 (2.68%) SLA
3 7 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 31 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.50%) iptables
5 1 (0.17%) XenServer
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (1.68%) Puppet
1 10 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.34%) Ansible
3 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.50%) Nessus
4 3 (0.50%) Nmap
4 3 (0.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.17%) yum
Vendors
1 130 (21.81%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.10%) Oracle
3 47 (7.89%) VMware
4 39 (6.54%) Cognos
5 38 (6.38%) IBM
6 22 (3.69%) Cisco
7 19 (3.19%) SAP
8 11 (1.85%) F5
9 10 (1.68%) Xamarin
9 10 (1.68%) Juniper
10 5 (0.84%) BEA
10 5 (0.84%) HP
10 5 (0.84%) Citrix
10 5 (0.84%) Apple
10 5 (0.84%) Casewise
10 5 (0.84%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.67%) Blue Coat
11 4 (0.67%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.67%) Nokia
11 4 (0.67%) Lotus
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
networx
Salary: £24,347 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wales
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonuses
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary from £24,347 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £62000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago