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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 328 184 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.64% 17.28% 17.09%
As % of the General category 57.24% 40.98% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 294 136 154
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
573 449 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 43.05% 42.16% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 498 372 355
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 29 January 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 January 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 +4 309 £37,500 -11.76% 40
West Wales +6 14 £34,836 +16.11%
North Wales -2 4 £52,000 +30.00% 3
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 192 (33.86%) SQL
2 128 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (20.11%) Microsoft
4 88 (15.52%) XML
5 87 (15.34%) Oracle
5 87 (15.34%) SQL Server
6 76 (13.40%) Project Management
7 75 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
8 74 (13.05%) PL/SQL
9 73 (12.87%) Manufacturing
10 70 (12.35%) Oracle Applications
10 70 (12.35%) Oracle EBS
11 68 (11.99%) Oracle 11i
12 66 (11.64%) Windows
13 65 (11.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 62 (10.93%) Advertising
15 61 (10.76%) Oracle Discoverer
16 60 (10.58%) Oracle Financials
17 59 (10.41%) Oracle Manufacturing
17 59 (10.41%) Degree
18 56 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
18 56 (9.88%) Java
19 53 (9.35%) MS Excel
19 53 (9.35%) PRINCE2
20 50 (8.82%) Banking
21 48 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (8.11%) Oracle General Ledger
23 45 (7.94%) Oracle Receivables
23 45 (7.94%) Oracle Payables
24 44 (7.76%) T-SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (4.59%) WebSphere
2 19 (3.35%) SAS
3 11 (1.94%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (1.06%) IIS
5 5 (0.88%) Apache
6 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.71%) Commerce Server
6 4 (0.71%) CMS
7 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.53%) Confluence
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.35%) nginx
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.35%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.06%) MS Project
3 20 (3.53%) MS Office
4 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.71%) EViews
5 4 (0.71%) SPSS
6 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 70 (12.35%) Oracle Applications
1 70 (12.35%) Oracle EBS
2 68 (11.99%) Oracle 11i
3 60 (10.58%) Oracle Financials
4 59 (10.41%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 46 (8.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 45 (7.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 45 (7.94%) Oracle Payables
7 37 (6.53%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (1.06%) Agresso
8 6 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.53%) Staffware
11 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.18%) HFM
12 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.53%) SaaS
2 7 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.35%) GitHub
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.76%) Firewall
2 18 (3.17%) HTTP
2 18 (3.17%) DNS
3 13 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.94%) WAN
4 11 (1.94%) DHCP
4 11 (1.94%) LAN
5 8 (1.41%) Internet
6 6 (1.06%) VoIP
6 6 (1.06%) Network Security
7 5 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.88%) VPN
8 4 (0.71%) Wireless
8 4 (0.71%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.71%) VLAN
9 3 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.53%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.53%) VPLS
9 3 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 61 (10.76%) Oracle Discoverer
4 43 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (2.12%) OLTP
11 10 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.76%) DTS
12 9 (1.59%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.23%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.23%) OLAP
14 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 6 (1.06%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.23%) Selenium
3 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.71%) JIRA
5 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.53%) JMeter
5 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.53%) JUnit
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.35%) Subversion
7 1 (0.18%) WATIR
7 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.18%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.18%) GitLab
General
1 73 (12.87%) Manufacturing
2 62 (10.93%) Advertising
3 50 (8.82%) Banking
4 39 (6.88%) Retail
5 27 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.94%) Welsh Language
6 11 (1.94%) Legal
7 10 (1.76%) Marketing
8 9 (1.59%) Electronics
9 8 (1.41%) Law
10 6 (1.06%) Automotive
11 5 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.71%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 241 (42.50%) Analyst
2 75 (13.23%) Business Analyst
3 74 (13.05%) Developer
4 68 (11.99%) Oracle Analyst
5 41 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 29 (5.11%) Junior
6 29 (5.11%) Test Analyst
7 26 (4.59%) Architect
8 23 (4.06%) Software Manager
8 23 (4.06%) Delivery Manager
9 22 (3.88%) Junior Analyst
10 21 (3.70%) Administrator
11 20 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 20 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (3.17%) SQL Developer
13 16 (2.82%) Support Analyst
14 15 (2.65%) Java Developer
15 14 (2.47%) Consultant
15 14 (2.47%) Team Leader
16 13 (2.29%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (15.52%) XML
2 38 (6.70%) .NET
3 22 (3.88%) HTML
4 16 (2.82%) CSS
4 16 (2.82%) Web Services
5 14 (2.47%) Spring
6 13 (2.29%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.94%) jQuery
7 11 (1.94%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.76%) SOAP
8 10 (1.76%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (1.41%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (1.41%) REST
9 8 (1.41%) LINQ
10 7 (1.23%) Java EE
10 7 (1.23%) WinForms
11 6 (1.06%) HTML5
11 6 (1.06%) J2EE
11 6 (1.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.47%) AS400
3 24 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (1.41%) Open Source
4 8 (1.41%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.06%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.06%) iSeries
6 5 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 5 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 5 (0.88%) DTV
6 5 (0.88%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.71%) iPad
7 4 (0.71%) GIS
7 4 (0.71%) iPhone
7 4 (0.71%) Statistics
8 3 (0.53%) Economics
9 2 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.64%) Windows
2 28 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (4.59%) Linux
4 18 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.12%) UNIX
6 11 (1.94%) OS/400
7 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.23%) CentOS
9 6 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.71%) Solaris
10 4 (0.71%) Android
11 3 (0.53%) Debian
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (13.40%) Project Management
3 75 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (9.35%) PRINCE2
6 42 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 39 (6.88%) ITIL
8 36 (6.35%) ETL
9 35 (6.17%) Waterfall
10 34 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (5.47%) Scrum
11 31 (5.47%) Mentoring
12 20 (3.53%) Configuration Management
13 19 (3.35%) Change Control
13 19 (3.35%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.35%) Change Management
13 19 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (3.17%) CRM
15 17 (3.00%) ERP
15 17 (3.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (33.86%) SQL
2 74 (13.05%) PL/SQL
3 56 (9.88%) Java
4 44 (7.76%) T-SQL
5 27 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 19 (3.35%) C#
7 16 (2.82%) C++
8 11 (1.94%) Perl
9 10 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.59%) RPG
11 8 (1.41%) Python
11 8 (1.41%) Scala
12 5 (0.88%) VB
12 5 (0.88%) PHP
12 5 (0.88%) C
13 4 (0.71%) R
13 4 (0.71%) VBA
13 4 (0.71%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.71%) Ruby
14 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (10.41%) Degree
2 37 (6.53%) ISEB
3 22 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (1.94%) MCSE
7 11 (1.94%) VCP5
8 10 (1.76%) CCNP
9 9 (1.59%) MCDBA
10 8 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.23%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.23%) CCNA
12 6 (1.06%) APMG
12 6 (1.06%) MCP
12 6 (1.06%) PMP
12 6 (1.06%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.71%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.47%) QA
2 13 (2.29%) SLA
3 7 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) Basel II
System Software
1 29 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.53%) Nmap
4 3 (0.53%) XenServer
5 2 (0.35%) KVM
5 2 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (1.23%) Puppet
1 7 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.88%) Nessus
3 4 (0.71%) Ansible
3 4 (0.71%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.53%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 114 (20.11%) Microsoft
2 87 (15.34%) Oracle
3 42 (7.41%) VMware
4 32 (5.64%) Cognos
5 28 (4.94%) Cisco
6 26 (4.59%) IBM
7 18 (3.17%) SAP
8 13 (2.29%) F5
9 12 (2.12%) Juniper
10 7 (1.23%) Google
11 6 (1.06%) HP
11 6 (1.06%) Casewise
12 5 (0.88%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.71%) Citrix
13 4 (0.71%) Nokia
13 4 (0.71%) Lotus
13 4 (0.71%) SonicWALL
13 4 (0.71%) Blue Coat
14 3 (0.53%) Fujitsu
14 3 (0.53%) Apple
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Healthcare, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chepstow
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, pension, bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Health Care
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wrexham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago