The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 15.85% 30.30% 4.08%
As % of the General category 76.47% 80.00% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 2
Average salary £75,000 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Finance
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

General Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 20.73% 37.88% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 9
Average salary £22,000 £30,000 £32,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £36,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Finance
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the West Wales region.

Finance Salary Trend in West Wales

Finance
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in West Wales

Finance
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 21 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
Swansea -4 12 £75,000 +150.00% 1
Carmarthenshire - 1 £21,000 -
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 14 (42.42%) Project Management
1 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
1 14 (42.42%) Retail
1 14 (42.42%) Fujitsu
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 11 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
4 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (24.24%) Quality Management
4 8 (24.24%) Change Control
4 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (18.18%) UNIX
5 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
7 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) Java
7 4 (12.12%) .NET
7 4 (12.12%) Scala

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.03%) SNMP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) OSPF
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
General
1 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
1 14 (42.42%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.03%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
7 1 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.06%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 11 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 8 (24.24%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
4 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (24.24%) Quality Management
4 8 (24.24%) Change Control
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.09%) Coaching
8 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Java
1 4 (12.12%) Scala
2 3 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Fujitsu
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft