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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 15 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 23.81% 25.64% 9.09%
As % of the General category 65.22% 86.96% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 7
Average salary £34,836 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.11% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,150 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,950 £40,000
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 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 36.51% 29.49% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £27,500 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +11 15 £34,836 +16.11%
Finance
Wales

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (28.57%) Scala
2 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) Agresso
5 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) Puppet
7 3 (10.71%) Open Source
7 3 (10.71%) User Stories
7 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (10.71%) Ansible
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.71%) Fujitsu
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.57%) OSPF
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) User Stories
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
1 8 (28.57%) Scala
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Fujitsu
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco