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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 299 214 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 21.90% 16.25% 10.94%
As % of the General category 56.31% 40.92% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 271 157 115
Average salary £39,300 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,775
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
531 523 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 38.90% 39.71% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 445 407 271
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 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 29 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 +4 287 £40,000 +3.89% 25
West Wales +3 6 £19,250 -67.91% 2
North Wales -6 3 £61,250 +75.00%
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 157 (25.16%) SQL
2 144 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 125 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (17.31%) SQL Server
5 96 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 95 (15.22%) Project Management
7 89 (14.26%) Windows
8 74 (11.86%) Banking
9 72 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 72 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 67 (10.74%) Degree
11 66 (10.58%) Business Analysis
12 64 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 63 (10.10%) AS400
14 62 (9.94%) MS Excel
15 60 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 60 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
16 57 (9.13%) VMware
17 55 (8.81%) Oracle
18 54 (8.65%) SDLC
19 51 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
20 50 (8.01%) Data Warehouse
20 50 (8.01%) Advertising
21 49 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
22 45 (7.21%) .NET
22 45 (7.21%) IBM
23 44 (7.05%) Linux
24 41 (6.57%) XML
24 41 (6.57%) Mentoring
25 39 (6.25%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 35 (5.61%) WebSphere
2 18 (2.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 12 (1.92%) IIS
4 5 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.80%) SAS
5 4 (0.64%) CMS
5 4 (0.64%) Commerce Server
5 4 (0.64%) Apache
6 3 (0.48%) Confluence
6 3 (0.48%) Node.js
6 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) nginx
8 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.16%) Lync
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.97%) MS Office
3 21 (3.37%) MS Project
4 6 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) EViews
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (4.65%) Oracle 11i
1 29 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
1 29 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (4.49%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 28 (4.49%) Oracle Financials
3 18 (2.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 18 (2.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 18 (2.88%) Oracle Assets
3 18 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.28%) Agresso
5 7 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.80%) INSURE/90
6 5 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.80%) Staffware
7 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.32%) Sage ERP X3
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.24%) SaaS
2 6 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.32%) PaaS
4 2 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.32%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.16%) GitHub
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.29%) HTTP
1 33 (5.29%) Internet
2 23 (3.69%) Firewall
3 22 (3.53%) DNS
4 19 (3.04%) DHCP
5 13 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (0.80%) SSL
6 5 (0.80%) SAN
7 4 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.48%) VLAN
8 3 (0.48%) LAN
8 3 (0.48%) VoIP
8 3 (0.48%) WAN
8 3 (0.48%) Wireless
9 1 (0.16%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.16%) VPLS
9 1 (0.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (8.01%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (4.49%) Oracle Discoverer
6 28 (4.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 28 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (3.53%) DTS
8 21 (3.37%) OLTP
9 17 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.76%) DB2
11 8 (1.28%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.12%) Big Data
12 7 (1.12%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.80%) MySQL
15 4 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (1.60%) Selenium
2 7 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.12%) JUnit
3 6 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.64%) JMeter
5 4 (0.64%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.64%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.48%) MSTest
6 3 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.48%) Moq
6 3 (0.48%) Subversion
6 3 (0.48%) NUnit
6 3 (0.48%) JIRA
7 2 (0.32%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.32%) Maven
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.16%) GitLab
8 1 (0.16%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (11.86%) Banking
2 50 (8.01%) Advertising
3 38 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 37 (5.93%) Manufacturing
5 24 (3.85%) Retail
6 22 (3.53%) Back Office
7 16 (2.56%) Marketing
8 13 (2.08%) Welsh Language
9 12 (1.92%) Legal
10 8 (1.28%) Electronics
10 8 (1.28%) Automotive
10 8 (1.28%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.96%) Law
12 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.16%) French Language
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (35.74%) Analyst
2 99 (15.87%) Developer
3 90 (14.42%) Business Analyst
4 56 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 42 (6.73%) Administrator
6 39 (6.25%) Architect
7 31 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 29 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 28 (4.49%) Oracle Analyst
9 28 (4.49%) DBA
10 27 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (3.69%) SQL DBA
11 23 (3.69%) Consultant
12 22 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.37%) Test Analyst
14 18 (2.88%) Developer Analyst
15 17 (2.72%) Financial Business Analyst
15 17 (2.72%) RPG Programmer
15 17 (2.72%) Programmer
16 16 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.21%) .NET
2 41 (6.57%) XML
3 19 (3.04%) Web Services
4 17 (2.72%) CSS
5 16 (2.56%) HTML
6 15 (2.40%) Spring
6 15 (2.40%) WinForms
6 15 (2.40%) ASP.NET
7 14 (2.24%) .NET Framework
7 14 (2.24%) HTML5
8 12 (1.92%) J2EE
8 12 (1.92%) Java EE
9 11 (1.76%) Hibernate
9 11 (1.76%) SOAP
10 8 (1.28%) jQuery
11 7 (1.12%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.12%) Sass
11 7 (1.12%) LESS
11 7 (1.12%) REST
11 7 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.10%) AS400
2 60 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.49%) iSeries
4 22 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.24%) User Experience
6 13 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.92%) DTV
8 11 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.28%) PMI
9 8 (1.28%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.12%) Statistics
11 5 (0.80%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.80%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.64%) Clustering
12 4 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.64%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.64%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.64%) Economics
12 4 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 89 (14.26%) Windows
2 51 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (7.05%) Linux
4 27 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (4.33%) OS/400
5 15 (2.40%) UNIX
6 7 (1.12%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.80%) CentOS
8 4 (0.64%) Android
9 3 (0.48%) AIX
9 3 (0.48%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) Debian
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 95 (15.22%) Project Management
4 72 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 66 (10.58%) Business Analysis
6 64 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (8.65%) SDLC
8 49 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 41 (6.57%) Mentoring
10 35 (5.61%) Migration
10 35 (5.61%) ETL
11 33 (5.29%) ITIL
12 32 (5.13%) Scrum
13 29 (4.65%) PRINCE
14 27 (4.33%) Business Transformation
15 26 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
16 25 (4.01%) Change Management
17 22 (3.53%) Waterfall
18 21 (3.37%) CRM
19 19 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 157 (25.16%) SQL
2 38 (6.09%) T-SQL
3 33 (5.29%) Java
4 32 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 25 (4.01%) JavaScript
6 24 (3.85%) C#
6 24 (3.85%) RPG
7 22 (3.53%) RPG IV
8 11 (1.76%) Perl
8 11 (1.76%) PHP
9 10 (1.60%) C++
10 8 (1.28%) VB
10 8 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.28%) Python
11 5 (0.80%) RPG/400
12 4 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.48%) VBA
13 3 (0.48%) COBOL
13 3 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (10.74%) Degree
2 38 (6.09%) ISEB
3 29 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (3.85%) VCP5
5 21 (3.37%) APMP
6 18 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (2.72%) PMI Certification
8 15 (2.40%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.60%) PMP
9 10 (1.60%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.60%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 9 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
11 8 (1.28%) MCSE
12 7 (1.12%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.80%) MCP
13 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.80%) CISSP
13 5 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.80%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.21%) QA
2 14 (2.24%) SLA
3 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.64%) COBIT
4 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 39 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.16%) iptables
5 1 (0.16%) KVM
5 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (1.76%) Puppet
2 10 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.28%) Ansible
4 4 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.16%) yum
5 1 (0.16%) Nessus
5 1 (0.16%) Nmap
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 144 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.13%) VMware
3 55 (8.81%) Oracle
4 45 (7.21%) IBM
5 38 (6.09%) Cognos
6 19 (3.04%) SAP
7 16 (2.56%) Cisco
8 8 (1.28%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.96%) Unisys
10 5 (0.80%) F5
10 5 (0.80%) Casewise
10 5 (0.80%) Citrix
10 5 (0.80%) Apple
10 5 (0.80%) Juniper
10 5 (0.80%) BEA
11 4 (0.64%) HP
11 4 (0.64%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.48%) Facebook
12 3 (0.48%) Twitter
12 3 (0.48%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus Scheme , Pension , Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Fully neg upon exp + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cas-gwent
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
WaterJobs - Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Welsh Water
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago