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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 15 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 28.30% 21.95% 5.81%
As % of the General category 65.22% 85.71% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 3
Average salary £67,500 £37,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% +102.70%
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
23 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 43.40% 25.61% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 5
Average salary £34,836 £37,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.10% +74.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £27,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 15 £67,500 +80.00%
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) Open Source
4 7 (28.00%) User Stories
4 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (28.00%) Puppet
4 7 (28.00%) Ansible
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (28.00%) Coaching
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (20.00%) Scala
5 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Agresso
5 5 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) ERP
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) CSS
8 2 (8.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) MS Office
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) SNMP
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) OSPF
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (28.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) User Stories
3 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (28.00%) Coaching
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) Scala
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
1 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (28.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco