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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 313 196 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.75% 15.90% 11.54%
As % of the General category 57.54% 38.43% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 282 149 123
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
544 510 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 39.53% 41.36% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 464 398 302
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +5 294 £40,000 -5.88% 28
West Wales +10 12 £20,000 -50.00% 1
North Wales -11 5 £35,000 -5.40% 2
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 181 (28.37%) SQL
2 147 (23.04%) Microsoft
3 128 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 101 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
6 87 (13.64%) Windows
7 84 (13.17%) Project Management
8 76 (11.91%) Banking
9 73 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (11.29%) Degree
11 71 (11.13%) Oracle
12 66 (10.34%) MS Excel
13 62 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 61 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 59 (9.25%) AS400
15 59 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
16 58 (9.09%) XML
17 57 (8.93%) PRINCE2
18 56 (8.78%) Manufacturing
18 56 (8.78%) Business Analysis
19 53 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
20 52 (8.15%) Advertising
21 51 (7.99%) VMware
22 50 (7.84%) PL/SQL
23 49 (7.68%) .NET
24 47 (7.37%) Oracle Applications
24 47 (7.37%) Oracle EBS
25 45 (7.05%) Oracle 11i
25 45 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
25 45 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 18 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (1.57%) IIS
3 10 (1.57%) SAS
4 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.63%) Commerce Server
5 4 (0.63%) CMS
6 3 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.47%) Node.js
6 3 (0.47%) Confluence
7 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.31%) Apache
7 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Lync
8 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 66 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.92%) MS Office
3 19 (2.98%) MS Project
4 4 (0.63%) EViews
4 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) SPSS
5 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 47 (7.37%) Oracle Applications
1 47 (7.37%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (7.05%) Oracle 11i
3 41 (6.43%) Oracle Financials
3 41 (6.43%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 27 (4.23%) Oracle Payables
4 27 (4.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 27 (4.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 24 (3.76%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (1.41%) Agresso
7 8 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.78%) Staffware
11 2 (0.31%) Sage ERP X3
11 2 (0.31%) INSURE/90
11 2 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.98%) SaaS
2 6 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.31%) PaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.16%) GitHub
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.17%) HTTP
2 29 (4.55%) Internet
3 27 (4.23%) Firewall
4 21 (3.29%) DNS
5 16 (2.51%) DHCP
6 15 (2.35%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.78%) SSL
7 5 (0.78%) LAN
7 5 (0.78%) WAN
7 5 (0.78%) VLAN
7 5 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.47%) Wireless
9 3 (0.47%) VoIP
9 3 (0.47%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.47%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.47%) Network Security
9 3 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (6.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 41 (6.43%) Oracle Discoverer
7 38 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (3.61%) OLTP
10 23 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (3.45%) DTS
12 10 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.25%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.25%) Big Data
13 8 (1.25%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.10%) DB2
15 6 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.57%) Selenium
2 8 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.94%) JUnit
5 5 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.63%) JMeter
7 3 (0.47%) JIRA
7 3 (0.47%) NUnit
7 3 (0.47%) Subversion
7 3 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.47%) Moq
7 3 (0.47%) MSTest
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.31%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.16%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 76 (11.91%) Banking
2 56 (8.78%) Manufacturing
3 52 (8.15%) Advertising
4 37 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 31 (4.86%) Retail
6 19 (2.98%) Marketing
7 18 (2.82%) Back Office
8 12 (1.88%) Welsh Language
8 12 (1.88%) Legal
9 10 (1.57%) Electronics
10 9 (1.41%) Automotive
11 7 (1.10%) Law
11 7 (1.10%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.16%) Games
15 1 (0.16%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 235 (36.83%) Analyst
2 103 (16.14%) Developer
3 83 (13.01%) Business Analyst
4 49 (7.68%) Project Manager
5 47 (7.37%) Oracle Analyst
6 41 (6.43%) Architect
7 39 (6.11%) Administrator
8 29 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 27 (4.23%) DBA
9 27 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (3.61%) Junior
11 23 (3.61%) Consultant
12 22 (3.45%) SQL DBA
13 20 (3.13%) Test Analyst
14 18 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.66%) Junior Analyst
16 16 (2.51%) SQL Developer
17 15 (2.35%) Technical Consultant
17 15 (2.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.09%) XML
2 49 (7.68%) .NET
3 21 (3.29%) CSS
4 18 (2.82%) Web Services
4 18 (2.82%) HTML
4 18 (2.82%) WinForms
5 17 (2.66%) .NET Framework
6 16 (2.51%) ASP.NET
7 13 (2.04%) Spring
7 13 (2.04%) HTML5
8 11 (1.72%) SOAP
8 11 (1.72%) Java EE
9 10 (1.57%) WPF
10 9 (1.41%) Hibernate
10 9 (1.41%) J2EE
11 7 (1.10%) jQuery
11 7 (1.10%) Sass
11 7 (1.10%) LESS
11 7 (1.10%) REST
12 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.25%) AS400
1 59 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.76%) iSeries
4 14 (2.19%) User Experience
5 13 (2.04%) DTV
6 11 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.41%) Open Source
9 7 (1.10%) Statistics
9 7 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.10%) iPad
9 7 (1.10%) iPhone
10 6 (0.94%) PMI
10 6 (0.94%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.78%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.78%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.63%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 87 (13.64%) Windows
2 45 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (6.43%) Linux
4 24 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (3.76%) OS/400
5 22 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (2.66%) UNIX
7 7 (1.10%) CentOS
7 7 (1.10%) Android
8 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.63%) Debian
10 3 (0.47%) AIX
10 3 (0.47%) Solaris
11 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (13.17%) Project Management
4 61 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (8.93%) PRINCE2
6 56 (8.78%) Business Analysis
7 45 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 43 (6.74%) ETL
9 41 (6.43%) Mentoring
10 35 (5.49%) ITIL
11 33 (5.17%) Migration
12 27 (4.23%) Kimball Methodology
13 26 (4.08%) Change Management
14 25 (3.92%) Scrum
15 24 (3.76%) Waterfall
15 24 (3.76%) CRM
16 23 (3.61%) Business Transformation
17 22 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (3.45%) PRINCE
17 22 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 181 (28.37%) SQL
2 50 (7.84%) PL/SQL
3 42 (6.58%) T-SQL
4 38 (5.96%) Java
5 31 (4.86%) JavaScript
6 28 (4.39%) C#
7 20 (3.13%) RPG
8 18 (2.82%) RPG IV
9 13 (2.04%) C++
10 12 (1.88%) Perl
11 10 (1.57%) Python
12 9 (1.41%) PHP
12 9 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.25%) VB
14 6 (0.94%) C
15 4 (0.63%) R
15 4 (0.63%) VBA
15 4 (0.63%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 72 (11.29%) Degree
2 32 (5.02%) ISEB
3 23 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (3.29%) VCP5
5 18 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.51%) APMP
6 16 (2.51%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.35%) PMI Certification
8 11 (1.72%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.57%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.57%) MCDBA
9 10 (1.57%) PMP
10 9 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 6 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.94%) MCSE
11 6 (0.94%) MCP
11 6 (0.94%) CCNP
12 5 (0.78%) CISA
12 5 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.29%) QA
2 15 (2.35%) SLA
3 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.63%) COBIT
5 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 34 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.47%) iptables
5 1 (0.16%) KVM
5 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.72%) Puppet
2 10 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.25%) Ansible
4 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.47%) Nagios
5 3 (0.47%) Nmap
5 3 (0.47%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.16%) yum
Vendors
1 147 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.13%) Oracle
3 51 (7.99%) VMware
4 41 (6.43%) IBM
5 37 (5.80%) Cognos
6 21 (3.29%) SAP
7 20 (3.13%) Cisco
8 10 (1.57%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.41%) F5
10 8 (1.25%) Juniper
11 5 (0.78%) BEA
11 5 (0.78%) Citrix
11 5 (0.78%) Apple
12 4 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.63%) Unisys
12 4 (0.63%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.63%) HP
13 3 (0.47%) Avaya
13 3 (0.47%) Sage
13 3 (0.47%) Nokia
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