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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 255 194 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.47% 14.65% 13.45%
As % of the General category 52.90% 48.50% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 205 164 121
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,850 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
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
482 400 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.79% 30.21% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 395 347 280
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £52,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +6 229 £35,000 - 45
West Wales +9 20 £75,000 +172.72% 3
North Wales -5 3 £36,000 -28.00%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 87 (18.83%) Project Management
2 72 (15.58%) SQL
3 64 (13.85%) Microsoft
4 62 (13.42%) Retail
5 61 (13.20%) Windows
6 59 (12.77%) PRINCE2
7 57 (12.34%) Telecoms
8 56 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (9.96%) SQL Server
11 43 (9.31%) Web Services
11 43 (9.31%) ISEB
12 41 (8.87%) Security Cleared
12 41 (8.87%) SaaS
13 40 (8.66%) Linux
14 39 (8.44%) ITIL
14 39 (8.44%) Banking
15 38 (8.23%) VMware
16 37 (8.01%) Degree
17 36 (7.79%) Programme Management
17 36 (7.79%) Firewall
17 36 (7.79%) Configuration Management
18 35 (7.58%) MS Excel
19 33 (7.14%) .NET
20 32 (6.93%) Fujitsu
20 32 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (6.93%) SC Cleared
21 31 (6.71%) Java
21 31 (6.71%) Risk Management
22 30 (6.49%) Advertising

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (3.03%) SAS
2 13 (2.81%) IIS
3 11 (2.38%) Apache
4 7 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.87%) Site Server
8 3 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.22%) CMS
10 1 (0.22%) FileNet
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.41%) MS Project
3 15 (3.25%) MS Office
4 9 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.65%) SPSS
7 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.08%) SAP PP
2 4 (0.87%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.22%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.87%) SaaS
2 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.79%) Firewall
2 27 (5.84%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.25%) tcpdump
3 15 (3.25%) VLAN
4 13 (2.81%) Internet
5 12 (2.60%) Wireshark
6 10 (2.16%) SAN
7 7 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (1.52%) VoIP
7 7 (1.52%) DNS
8 6 (1.30%) WAN
8 6 (1.30%) LAN
8 6 (1.30%) DHCP
8 6 (1.30%) HTTP
8 6 (1.30%) MPLS
9 5 (1.08%) Network Security
10 4 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.87%) Wireless
11 2 (0.43%) SSL
11 2 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (2.38%) MySQL
4 11 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.87%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.43%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.22%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (2.81%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.60%) Maven
3 10 (2.16%) Calabash
4 8 (1.73%) Selenium
5 7 (1.52%) ClearQuest
5 7 (1.52%) Ant
5 7 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 7 (1.52%) JBehave
5 7 (1.52%) WebDriver
6 6 (1.30%) Robotium
6 6 (1.30%) eggPlant
7 5 (1.08%) JUnit
7 5 (1.08%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.87%) PowerBuilder
8 4 (0.87%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.65%) JIRA
9 3 (0.65%) Subversion
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (13.42%) Retail
2 57 (12.34%) Telecoms
3 39 (8.44%) Banking
4 30 (6.49%) Advertising
4 30 (6.49%) Welsh Language
5 21 (4.55%) Marketing
6 18 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.03%) Legal
8 13 (2.81%) Electronics
9 6 (1.30%) French Language
9 6 (1.30%) German Language
9 6 (1.30%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.30%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.08%) Law
11 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 145 (31.39%) Analyst
2 65 (14.07%) Project Manager
3 63 (13.64%) Developer
4 54 (11.69%) Test Analyst
5 44 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 28 (6.06%) Architect
7 25 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 25 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 17 (3.68%) Consultant
8 17 (3.68%) Development Manager
9 16 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (3.25%) .NET Developer
10 15 (3.25%) Senior Manager
11 14 (3.03%) Test Engineer
12 11 (2.38%) Junior
12 11 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
12 11 (2.38%) Java Developer
13 10 (2.16%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.16%) Team Leader
14 9 (1.95%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.31%) Web Services
2 33 (7.14%) .NET
3 30 (6.49%) XML
4 29 (6.28%) HTML
5 22 (4.76%) CSS
6 20 (4.33%) SOAP
7 18 (3.90%) ASP.NET
8 17 (3.68%) jQuery
9 13 (2.81%) Spring
10 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (2.16%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.95%) REST
13 8 (1.73%) LINQ to SQL
13 8 (1.73%) J2EE
13 8 (1.73%) LINQ
14 5 (1.08%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.08%) JSON
14 5 (1.08%) WinForms
14 5 (1.08%) Struts
14 5 (1.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.81%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.73%) Credit Risk
4 6 (1.30%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.30%) DTV
4 6 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.30%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.30%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.08%) AS400
5 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.08%) Open Source
6 3 (0.65%) GIS
6 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.43%) Firmware
7 2 (0.43%) EPoS
7 2 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.22%) CMDB
8 1 (0.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.20%) Windows
2 40 (8.66%) Linux
3 24 (5.19%) UNIX
4 19 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.68%) CentOS
6 16 (3.46%) Debian
7 14 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.52%) Android
8 7 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.08%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.87%) Solaris
11 3 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (18.83%) Project Management
2 59 (12.77%) PRINCE2
3 56 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (8.44%) ITIL
6 36 (7.79%) Programme Management
6 36 (7.79%) Configuration Management
7 31 (6.71%) Risk Management
8 29 (6.28%) Migration
9 27 (5.84%) Quality Management
9 27 (5.84%) Scrum
9 27 (5.84%) Change Control
10 25 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
11 22 (4.76%) Test Scripting
12 21 (4.55%) Software Testing
12 21 (4.55%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (4.55%) Service Management
13 20 (4.33%) Change Management
13 20 (4.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 72 (15.58%) SQL
2 31 (6.71%) Java
3 30 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 25 (5.41%) Perl
5 19 (4.11%) VB.NET
5 19 (4.11%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.90%) Python
7 17 (3.68%) C#
8 7 (1.52%) C++
9 5 (1.08%) Ruby
9 5 (1.08%) C
9 5 (1.08%) VB
10 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.87%) Groovy
11 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.65%) VB6
11 3 (0.65%) RPG
11 3 (0.65%) Scala
12 2 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (9.31%) ISEB
2 41 (8.87%) Security Cleared
3 37 (8.01%) Degree
4 32 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 27 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 25 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 20 (4.33%) ISTQB
8 12 (2.60%) CCNA
8 12 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.73%) CISSP
10 7 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.52%) CCNP
10 7 (1.52%) MCSE
11 6 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (1.30%) MCSD
11 6 (1.30%) CCDP
12 4 (0.87%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.87%) CISA
13 3 (0.65%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.43%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) TickIT
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 32 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.60%) Nmap
3 11 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.08%) Xen
5 3 (0.65%) XenServer
6 2 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.43%) KVM
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.81%) Nessus
2 12 (2.60%) Nagios
3 10 (2.16%) Puppet
4 5 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) WSUS
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) YUM
Vendors
1 64 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.23%) VMware
3 32 (6.93%) Fujitsu
4 30 (6.49%) SAP
5 27 (5.84%) Cisco
6 17 (3.68%) Oracle
7 13 (2.81%) HP
8 11 (2.38%) IBM
9 5 (1.08%) Juniper
10 4 (0.87%) JDA
10 4 (0.87%) Sun
10 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.87%) Google
11 3 (0.65%) Citrix
11 3 (0.65%) F5
12 2 (0.43%) T-Plan
12 2 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.43%) Minitab
13 1 (0.22%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.22%) Casewise
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Gym, Parking subs, Flexi time, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Various Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Carmarthenshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Incisive Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 Per Annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
The People Network
Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arvato UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago