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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 329 248 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.84% 18.52% 13.64%
As % of the General category 59.07% 51.13% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 292 188 142
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
557 485 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 40.36% 36.22% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 471 394 307
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,540 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 316 £37,500 +1.35% 30
North Wales 0 4 £27,500 -35.29% 1
West Wales -5 3 £20,000 -54.28%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 133 (20.85%) SQL
2 130 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 130 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (15.36%) Project Management
4 91 (14.26%) Windows
5 84 (13.17%) SQL Server
5 84 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
6 77 (12.07%) Banking
7 76 (11.91%) Business Analysis
8 72 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (11.13%) PRINCE2
10 70 (10.97%) Degree
11 68 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
11 68 (10.66%) SDLC
12 65 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 63 (9.87%) Advertising
15 57 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 56 (8.78%) ISEB
17 54 (8.46%) VMware
18 50 (7.84%) Active Directory
19 47 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
19 47 (7.37%) .NET
20 46 (7.21%) Migration
20 46 (7.21%) AS400
21 45 (7.05%) MS Excel
22 39 (6.11%) PRINCE
22 39 (6.11%) Telecoms
23 37 (5.80%) Back Office
23 37 (5.80%) Kimball Methodology

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (2.98%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.25%) IIS
3 7 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (1.10%) Apache
4 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.63%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.47%) SAS
6 3 (0.47%) Node.js
7 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.16%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.64%) MS Office
3 21 (3.29%) MS Project
4 18 (2.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (1.10%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 5 (0.78%) INSURE/90
5 3 (0.47%) Sage ERP X3
5 3 (0.47%) Agresso
5 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.31%) Staffware
6 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.72%) SaaS
2 4 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.31%) PaaS
3 2 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.31%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.49%) Internet
2 31 (4.86%) DHCP
3 28 (4.39%) DNS
4 18 (2.82%) HTTP
5 13 (2.04%) Firewall
6 9 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.41%) SAN
7 3 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.47%) SSL
7 3 (0.47%) VoIP
7 3 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.31%) VLAN
9 1 (0.16%) VPLS
9 1 (0.16%) Wireless
9 1 (0.16%) MPLS
9 1 (0.16%) OSPF
9 1 (0.16%) BGP
9 1 (0.16%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.16%) WAN
9 1 (0.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (10.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (3.13%) DTS
9 19 (2.98%) OLTP
10 17 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.72%) DB2
12 10 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 9 (1.41%) Oracle Discoverer
14 7 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (0.94%) MySQL
16 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
17 4 (0.63%) Big Data
17 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
18 3 (0.47%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (1.41%) Visual Studio
1 9 (1.41%) SoapUI
2 8 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.78%) JUnit
3 5 (0.78%) Selenium
3 5 (0.78%) ClearCase
3 5 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.63%) ClearQuest
4 4 (0.63%) Maven
5 3 (0.47%) MSTest
5 3 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.47%) Moq
5 3 (0.47%) NetBeans
5 3 (0.47%) NUnit
5 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.47%) Hudson
5 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.16%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 77 (12.07%) Banking
2 63 (9.87%) Advertising
3 39 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 37 (5.80%) Back Office
5 24 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.13%) Retail
6 20 (3.13%) Marketing
7 16 (2.51%) Legal
8 13 (2.04%) Welsh Language
9 12 (1.88%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.72%) Electronics
11 7 (1.10%) Law
12 5 (0.78%) Automotive
13 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 212 (33.23%) Analyst
2 130 (20.38%) Developer
3 90 (14.11%) Business Analyst
4 63 (9.87%) Project Manager
5 54 (8.46%) Administrator
6 46 (7.21%) Architect
7 35 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (4.70%) Test Analyst
9 29 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
10 28 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 25 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
13 24 (3.76%) Consultant
13 24 (3.76%) DBA
13 24 (3.76%) Support Analyst
14 23 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (3.61%) Financial Business Analyst
15 22 (3.45%) SQL DBA
16 21 (3.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
17 20 (3.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.37%) .NET
2 26 (4.08%) XML
3 24 (3.76%) HTML
3 24 (3.76%) SOAP
4 22 (3.45%) Web Services
4 22 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 19 (2.98%) CSS
5 19 (2.98%) WinForms
6 15 (2.35%) HTML5
7 12 (1.88%) J2EE
7 12 (1.88%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.57%) jQuery
8 10 (1.57%) AngularJS
9 9 (1.41%) REST
9 9 (1.41%) Sass
9 9 (1.41%) LESS
9 9 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (1.41%) Spring
9 9 (1.41%) Hibernate
9 9 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.21%) AS400
3 25 (3.92%) iSeries
4 24 (3.76%) Mainframe
5 14 (2.19%) DTV
5 14 (2.19%) User Experience
6 10 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.41%) Statistics
8 8 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.25%) Learning Management System
9 7 (1.10%) PMI
10 6 (0.94%) iPhone
10 6 (0.94%) iPad
10 6 (0.94%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.78%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.63%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.63%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 91 (14.26%) Windows
2 47 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (4.70%) Linux
5 22 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.66%) OS/400
7 14 (2.19%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.72%) UNIX
9 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.94%) Android
10 3 (0.47%) CentOS
10 3 (0.47%) AIX
11 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Solaris
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (15.36%) Project Management
3 84 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (11.91%) Business Analysis
5 71 (11.13%) PRINCE2
6 68 (10.66%) SDLC
7 65 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 46 (7.21%) Migration
10 39 (6.11%) PRINCE
11 37 (5.80%) Kimball Methodology
12 36 (5.64%) Mentoring
13 34 (5.33%) Scrum
14 32 (5.02%) ITIL
15 30 (4.70%) Business Transformation
16 29 (4.55%) Coaching
17 28 (4.39%) MVC
18 25 (3.92%) Change Management
19 24 (3.76%) Programme Management
20 23 (3.61%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 133 (20.85%) SQL
2 36 (5.64%) T-SQL
2 36 (5.64%) C#
3 34 (5.33%) Java
4 24 (3.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.76%) RPG
5 22 (3.45%) RPG IV
6 11 (1.72%) PHP
6 11 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.57%) VB
7 10 (1.57%) VB.NET
8 7 (1.10%) Perl
8 7 (1.10%) COBOL
9 6 (0.94%) C++
10 5 (0.78%) Python
10 5 (0.78%) RPG/400
11 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.31%) C
12 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (10.97%) Degree
2 56 (8.78%) ISEB
3 23 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (3.61%) APMP
4 16 (2.51%) VCP5
4 16 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
6 11 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.10%) MCSE
9 5 (0.78%) CISA
9 5 (0.78%) CISSP
9 5 (0.78%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 4 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.63%) PMP
10 4 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.82%) SLA
2 11 (1.72%) QA
3 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.78%) COBIT
5 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) COSO
System Software
1 50 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.10%) Puppet
2 6 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.78%) Ansible
3 5 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) yum
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 130 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 54 (8.46%) VMware
3 35 (5.49%) IBM
4 30 (4.70%) Oracle
5 18 (2.82%) SAP
5 18 (2.82%) Cognos
6 14 (2.19%) Xamarin
7 9 (1.41%) Unisys
8 8 (1.25%) Casewise
9 5 (0.78%) Cisco
10 4 (0.63%) Lotus
11 3 (0.47%) Sage
11 3 (0.47%) HP
11 3 (0.47%) Facebook
11 3 (0.47%) Twitter
12 2 (0.31%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.31%) PayPal
12 2 (0.31%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.31%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (0.31%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £450000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + 20 days holiday + bank holidays on
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Monmouthshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago