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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 234 217 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.56% 15.90% 10.41%
As % of the General category 54.42% 44.56% 32.79%
Number of salaries quoted 203 194 96
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,150 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £45,000
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
430 487 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.10% 35.68% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 358 426 325
Average salary £37,000 £37,565 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £28,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £47,500 £55,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +7 217 £35,000 -6.66% 34
West Wales -2 13 £75,000 +150.00% 1
North Wales -5 3 £36,000 -12.72%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 104 (21.80%) SQL
2 102 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (18.66%) Project Management
4 78 (16.35%) Microsoft
5 71 (14.88%) Windows
6 57 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (11.53%) PRINCE2
8 54 (11.32%) Retail
9 53 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 49 (10.27%) Java
11 48 (10.06%) XML
12 46 (9.64%) Telecoms
13 45 (9.43%) VMware
13 45 (9.43%) SaaS
14 43 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (8.81%) Linux
16 41 (8.60%) MS Excel
17 40 (8.39%) Web Services
18 39 (8.18%) Banking
19 38 (7.97%) ITIL
19 38 (7.97%) ISEB
20 37 (7.76%) Degree
21 36 (7.55%) HTML
21 36 (7.55%) .NET
21 36 (7.55%) Firewall
22 35 (7.34%) Advertising
22 35 (7.34%) Configuration Management
23 34 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
24 33 (6.92%) Security Cleared
24 33 (6.92%) Scrum

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (3.35%) SAS
2 13 (2.73%) IIS
2 13 (2.73%) Apache
3 8 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.84%) Site Server
8 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.21%) FileNet
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.82%) MS Project
3 16 (3.35%) MS Office
4 8 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) SPSS
5 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
1 14 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
1 14 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
1 14 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (2.73%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (2.73%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (2.52%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 11 (2.31%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.43%) SaaS
2 7 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.55%) Firewall
2 26 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.14%) VLAN
3 15 (3.14%) tcpdump
4 12 (2.52%) Wireshark
5 11 (2.31%) Internet
6 9 (1.89%) DNS
6 9 (1.89%) LAN
6 9 (1.89%) WAN
6 9 (1.89%) SAN
6 9 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (1.68%) VoIP
7 8 (1.68%) HTTP
8 6 (1.26%) DHCP
9 5 (1.05%) Network Security
10 4 (0.84%) MPLS
11 3 (0.63%) VPN
11 3 (0.63%) Wireless
11 3 (0.63%) VPLS
12 2 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.56%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (2.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 12 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.52%) MySQL
5 12 (2.52%) Oracle Discoverer
6 10 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.26%) Base SAS
9 6 (1.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.05%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (0.84%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (3.35%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.10%) Calabash
3 9 (1.89%) Maven
3 9 (1.89%) Selenium
4 8 (1.68%) WebDriver
5 7 (1.47%) SoapUI
5 7 (1.47%) JBehave
6 6 (1.26%) Robotium
6 6 (1.26%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.26%) eggPlant
7 5 (1.05%) ClearQuest
7 5 (1.05%) Ant
7 5 (1.05%) JUnit
8 4 (0.84%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.84%) Appium
9 3 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (0.63%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (0.63%) JIRA
10 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (11.32%) Retail
2 46 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 39 (8.18%) Banking
4 35 (7.34%) Advertising
5 30 (6.29%) Welsh Language
6 22 (4.61%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.35%) Marketing
8 15 (3.14%) Legal
9 10 (2.10%) Electronics
10 6 (1.26%) Law
10 6 (1.26%) French Language
10 6 (1.26%) German Language
10 6 (1.26%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.26%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 2 (0.42%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 168 (35.22%) Analyst
2 66 (13.84%) Developer
3 62 (13.00%) Project Manager
4 51 (10.69%) Test Analyst
5 49 (10.27%) Business Analyst
6 20 (4.19%) Architect
7 18 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 18 (3.77%) Senior Manager
7 18 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
8 17 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (3.56%) .NET Developer
8 17 (3.56%) Test Engineer
9 16 (3.35%) Development Manager
9 16 (3.35%) Team Leader
10 14 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (2.94%) Java Developer
10 14 (2.94%) Oracle Analyst
11 13 (2.73%) Software Manager
11 13 (2.73%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (10.06%) XML
2 40 (8.39%) Web Services
3 36 (7.55%) HTML
3 36 (7.55%) .NET
4 25 (5.24%) SOAP
5 24 (5.03%) CSS
6 20 (4.19%) ASP.NET
7 16 (3.35%) jQuery
8 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (3.14%) Spring
9 13 (2.73%) Hibernate
9 13 (2.73%) LINQ
9 13 (2.73%) LINQ to SQL
9 13 (2.73%) REST
10 8 (1.68%) J2EE
11 7 (1.47%) JSON
12 6 (1.26%) HTML5
13 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.84%) COM
14 4 (0.84%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.56%) Performance Metrics
4 13 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.68%) AS400
6 7 (1.47%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.47%) Open Source
7 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.26%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.63%) User Experience
9 3 (0.63%) GIS
10 2 (0.42%) DTV
10 2 (0.42%) EPoS
10 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.88%) Windows
2 42 (8.81%) Linux
3 24 (5.03%) UNIX
4 19 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (3.56%) CentOS
6 16 (3.35%) Debian
7 13 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.47%) Android
8 7 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.47%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.26%) Solaris
10 5 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (18.66%) Project Management
3 57 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (11.53%) PRINCE2
5 38 (7.97%) ITIL
6 35 (7.34%) Configuration Management
7 33 (6.92%) Scrum
8 28 (5.87%) Mentoring
9 27 (5.66%) Programme Management
10 26 (5.45%) Waterfall
11 24 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (5.03%) Change Control
11 24 (5.03%) Risk Management
11 24 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (4.40%) Quality Management
13 20 (4.19%) Business Analysis
14 19 (3.98%) Incident Management
14 19 (3.98%) Risk Assessment
14 19 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (3.77%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (21.80%) SQL
2 49 (10.27%) Java
3 31 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 28 (5.87%) T-SQL
5 25 (5.24%) Perl
6 19 (3.98%) VB.NET
7 18 (3.77%) Python
8 17 (3.56%) C#
9 16 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.31%) C++
11 6 (1.26%) RPG
12 5 (1.05%) VB
12 5 (1.05%) Ruby
13 4 (0.84%) Groovy
13 4 (0.84%) Scala
13 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.84%) C
14 3 (0.63%) PHP
14 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.42%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 38 (7.97%) ISEB
2 37 (7.76%) Degree
3 33 (6.92%) Security Cleared
4 27 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.94%) ISTQB
9 13 (2.73%) CCNA
10 11 (2.31%) MCSE
11 7 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.26%) MCSD
12 6 (1.26%) CCNP
13 5 (1.05%) CISSP
14 4 (0.84%) CCDP
15 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
15 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 3 (0.63%) APMP
15 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.94%) SLA
2 4 (0.84%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.52%) Nmap
4 5 (1.05%) Xen
5 3 (0.63%) XenServer
6 2 (0.42%) vSphere
6 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.42%) KVM
6 2 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (2.94%) Nessus
2 12 (2.52%) Nagios
3 10 (2.10%) Puppet
4 5 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) WSUS
5 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) YUM
Vendors
1 78 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.43%) VMware
3 32 (6.71%) Oracle
4 26 (5.45%) Cisco
5 24 (5.03%) Fujitsu
6 23 (4.82%) SAP
7 15 (3.14%) HP
8 13 (2.73%) IBM
9 6 (1.26%) Google
10 5 (1.05%) Cognos
11 4 (0.84%) Sun
11 4 (0.84%) Juniper
11 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.63%) F5
12 3 (0.63%) Citrix
13 2 (0.42%) JDA
13 2 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.42%) Lotus
13 2 (0.42%) Casewise
13 2 (0.42%) T-Plan
Newport
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Corporate Benefits Subsidised Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £250000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, life insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £27 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
RCN Cardiff Gate Office, Cardiff, Wales
Royal College of Nursing
Salary: £21,459 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £37000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and SAS Certs
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago