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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 7.50% 21.28% 21.65%
As % of the General category 37.50% 95.24% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 19
Average salary £20,000 £43,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.28% +59.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £27,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £75,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
8 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 20.00% 22.34% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 20
Average salary £37,500 £67,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +145.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £27,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £35,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
Swansea -5 3 £20,000 -54.28%
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) User Stories
2 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Coaching
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) SLA
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VBA
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) ERP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) User Stories
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Coaching
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP