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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 18 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 10 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 13.51% 25.86% 23.68%
As % of the General category 37.04% 65.22% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 17
Average salary £33,250 £34,836 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.55% +16.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £56,600
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
27 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 36.49% 39.66% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 19
Average salary £29,500 £33,668 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.37% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £18,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -15 10 £33,250 -4.55%
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Advertising
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) MS Project
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft