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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 246 172 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.41% 13.74% 17.47%
As % of the General category 50.41% 47.78% 59.01%
Number of salaries quoted 185 144 152
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
488 360 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.53% 28.75% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 395 309 258
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +5 220 £37,000 +5.71% 33
West Wales +5 19 £43,750 +59.09% 7
North Wales -7 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 84 (19.35%) Project Management
2 65 (14.98%) PRINCE2
3 61 (14.06%) Microsoft
4 60 (13.82%) SQL
5 57 (13.13%) Retail
6 54 (12.44%) Windows
7 53 (12.21%) Telecoms
8 51 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (10.14%) SQL Server
9 44 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (10.14%) Security Cleared
10 43 (9.91%) ITIL
11 42 (9.68%) Web Services
12 40 (9.22%) VMware
13 39 (8.99%) SAP
14 37 (8.53%) ISEB
14 37 (8.53%) Firewall
14 37 (8.53%) Degree
15 36 (8.29%) Configuration Management
15 36 (8.29%) Linux
16 35 (8.06%) Programme Management
16 35 (8.06%) SC Cleared
16 35 (8.06%) SaaS
17 34 (7.83%) Java
17 34 (7.83%) MS Excel
18 32 (7.37%) Banking
19 31 (7.14%) Risk Management
19 31 (7.14%) Cisco
19 31 (7.14%) .NET
20 30 (6.91%) TCP/IP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (3.46%) IIS
1 15 (3.46%) SAS
2 12 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.53%) Apache
4 9 (2.07%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.92%) Site Server
6 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.46%) OpenROAD
8 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Lync
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 34 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.45%) MS Project
3 15 (3.46%) MS Office
4 8 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.69%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.15%) SAP PP
2 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.69%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.06%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.53%) Firewall
2 30 (6.91%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.23%) SAN
3 14 (3.23%) tcpdump
4 13 (3.00%) VLAN
5 12 (2.76%) Internet
6 11 (2.53%) Wireshark
7 6 (1.38%) MPLS
7 6 (1.38%) LAN
7 6 (1.38%) VoIP
7 6 (1.38%) WAN
7 6 (1.38%) VPN
7 6 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.15%) DNS
8 5 (1.15%) HTTP
9 4 (0.92%) Wireless
9 4 (0.92%) DHCP
9 4 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.92%) Network Security
9 4 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.53%) MySQL
4 9 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.92%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.92%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.46%) Ingres
11 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.23%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.23%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.76%) Maven
2 11 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.30%) Calabash
4 8 (1.84%) ClearQuest
4 8 (1.84%) Ant
5 7 (1.61%) JBehave
5 7 (1.61%) SoapUI
5 7 (1.61%) Selenium
6 6 (1.38%) Robotium
6 6 (1.38%) eggPlant
6 6 (1.38%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (1.15%) JUnit
8 4 (0.92%) Subversion
8 4 (0.92%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.92%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.69%) JIRA
9 3 (0.69%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 57 (13.13%) Retail
2 53 (12.21%) Telecoms
3 32 (7.37%) Banking
4 25 (5.76%) Advertising
5 24 (5.53%) Welsh Language
6 23 (5.30%) Manufacturing
7 18 (4.15%) Marketing
8 12 (2.76%) Electronics
9 9 (2.07%) Legal
10 6 (1.38%) French Language
10 6 (1.38%) German Language
10 6 (1.38%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.38%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.46%) Hebrew Language
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 117 (26.96%) Analyst
2 72 (16.59%) Project Manager
3 53 (12.21%) Developer
4 47 (10.83%) Test Analyst
5 32 (7.37%) Business Analyst
6 27 (6.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 27 (6.22%) Infrastructure Manager
7 24 (5.53%) Consultant
8 23 (5.30%) Architect
9 15 (3.46%) Senior Manager
10 13 (3.00%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (2.76%) SAP Consultant
12 11 (2.53%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.53%) Development Manager
13 10 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.30%) Junior
13 10 (2.30%) Java Developer
14 9 (2.07%) Test Engineer
15 8 (1.84%) Service Manager
15 8 (1.84%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.68%) Web Services
2 31 (7.14%) .NET
3 21 (4.84%) HTML
3 21 (4.84%) XML
4 19 (4.38%) SOAP
4 19 (4.38%) CSS
5 14 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.76%) jQuery
6 12 (2.76%) Spring
7 9 (2.07%) Hibernate
8 8 (1.84%) WinForms
8 8 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (1.61%) REST
9 7 (1.61%) J2EE
10 5 (1.15%) LINQ to SQL
10 5 (1.15%) LINQ
10 5 (1.15%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.15%) Struts
11 4 (0.92%) JSP
11 4 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.23%) Statistics
3 11 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.61%) DTV
5 6 (1.38%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.38%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.15%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.92%) AS400
7 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.69%) Open Source
8 3 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.69%) GIS
9 2 (0.46%) Clustering
9 2 (0.46%) Firmware
9 2 (0.46%) IPTV
9 2 (0.46%) STB
9 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.44%) Windows
2 36 (8.29%) Linux
3 19 (4.38%) UNIX
4 17 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.46%) Debian
6 13 (3.00%) CentOS
7 12 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.84%) Android
9 7 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.15%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.92%) Solaris
12 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.35%) Project Management
2 65 (14.98%) PRINCE2
3 51 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (9.91%) ITIL
6 36 (8.29%) Configuration Management
7 35 (8.06%) Programme Management
8 31 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 29 (6.68%) Migration
10 28 (6.45%) Change Control
11 26 (5.99%) Quality Management
12 25 (5.76%) Risk Assessment
13 24 (5.53%) Test Scripting
14 23 (5.30%) Software Testing
15 22 (5.07%) Scrum
16 21 (4.84%) Incident Management
17 20 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (4.61%) Service Delivery
18 19 (4.38%) Service Management
19 18 (4.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.82%) SQL
2 34 (7.83%) Java
3 22 (5.07%) JavaScript
4 19 (4.38%) Perl
5 14 (3.23%) Python
5 14 (3.23%) C#
6 13 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 13 (3.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.38%) VB
8 5 (1.15%) C++
9 4 (0.92%) C
9 4 (0.92%) Groovy
10 3 (0.69%) VB6
10 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.69%) VBA
11 2 (0.46%) Ruby
11 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.23%) R
12 1 (0.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 44 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.53%) ISEB
2 37 (8.53%) Degree
3 35 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 29 (6.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 25 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (5.30%) ISTQB
7 14 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.76%) CCNA
9 11 (2.53%) SAP Certification
10 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (2.07%) CCNP
12 8 (1.84%) CISSP
12 8 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (1.61%) MCSE
14 6 (1.38%) CCDP
15 5 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.15%) MCSD
16 4 (0.92%) CISA
17 3 (0.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.23%) SLA
2 8 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.53%) Nmap
4 5 (1.15%) Xen
5 4 (0.92%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) XenServer
6 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (2.53%) Nessus
1 11 (2.53%) Nagios
2 7 (1.61%) Puppet
3 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) YUM
4 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.22%) VMware
3 39 (8.99%) SAP
4 31 (7.14%) Cisco
5 30 (6.91%) Fujitsu
6 21 (4.84%) Oracle
7 19 (4.38%) HP
8 12 (2.76%) IBM
9 5 (1.15%) Juniper
10 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.92%) JDA
10 4 (0.92%) Sun
11 3 (0.69%) F5
11 3 (0.69%) Citrix
11 3 (0.69%) NetApp
12 2 (0.46%) Remedy
12 2 (0.46%) Brocade
12 2 (0.46%) TippingPoint
12 2 (0.46%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.23%) Akamai
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arvato UK
Salary: Competitive depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 per annum + BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28305.00 - £34965.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £42 - £52 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension and healthcare.
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: UP to £23K + £3k OTE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Carmarthen, Dyfed
EXCELerate
Salary: From £72,000 to £120,000 per annum £72k OTE £120k, Car, Health, Pensio
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
EXCELerate
Salary: From £72,000 to £120,000 per annum £72k OTE £120k, Car, Health, Pensio
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago