Period
to 23 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 185 188 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.42% 24.32% 23.41%
As % of the General category 49.33% 58.39% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 160 156 265
Cardiff median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,286 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,875 £63,125 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 375 322 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 35.31% 41.66% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 303 270 448
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,850 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £57,500 £65,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.59%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Cardiff

Finance
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Finance in Cardiff

Finance
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Finance.

1 102 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.81%) SQL
3 35 (18.92%) Scrum
4 34 (18.38%) Java
4 34 (18.38%) Microsoft
5 29 (15.68%) C#
5 29 (15.68%) Degree
6 28 (15.14%) SQL Server
6 28 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (14.05%) VBA
7 26 (14.05%) HTML
7 26 (14.05%) Microsoft Excel
8 24 (12.97%) JavaScript
9 23 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (11.89%) Project Management
10 22 (11.89%) Test Automation
10 22 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (11.35%) XML
12 20 (10.81%) Business Analysis
13 19 (10.27%) Change Management
13 19 (10.27%) Web Services
13 19 (10.27%) QA
14 18 (9.73%) Banking
15 17 (9.19%) Spring
15 17 (9.19%) .NET
15 17 (9.19%) DevOps
15 17 (9.19%) SDLC
16 16 (8.65%) Analytics
16 16 (8.65%) Waterfall

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.78%) Confluence
2 6 (3.24%) SAS
3 4 (2.16%) Anypoint
4 3 (1.62%) Apache
4 3 (1.62%) JBoss
4 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.08%) CICS
5 2 (1.08%) CMS
5 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (14.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP BPC
1 2 (1.08%) Staffware
2 1 (0.54%) BPCS
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Lawson
2 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.03%) Office 365
3 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.24%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) HTTP
2 6 (3.24%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.62%) LAN
3 3 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.62%) WAN
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (0.54%) DHCP
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.57%) NoSQL
3 13 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.32%) DB2
6 8 (4.32%) Power BI
7 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.24%) MS Access
8 6 (3.24%) MySQL
8 6 (3.24%) PowerPivot
8 6 (3.24%) SAS EBI
8 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.62%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (6.49%) JIRA
2 10 (5.41%) Selenium
3 8 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.62%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.62%) JMeter
7 3 (1.62%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.62%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.62%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.08%) MbUnit
8 2 (1.08%) MSTest
8 2 (1.08%) NUnit
8 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.54%) gulp
9 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (9.73%) Banking
2 11 (5.95%) Advertising
2 11 (5.95%) Marketing
3 10 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.86%) Electronics
5 8 (4.32%) Retail
6 6 (3.24%) Back Office
7 3 (1.62%) Games
8 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.08%) Law
8 2 (1.08%) Legal
8 2 (1.08%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (32.97%) Developer
2 29 (15.68%) Analyst
3 18 (9.73%) Business Analyst
4 16 (8.65%) VBA Developer
5 15 (8.11%) Development Manager
5 15 (8.11%) SQL Developer
6 14 (7.57%) Software Development Manager
6 14 (7.57%) Software Manager
7 9 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.32%) SQL BI Developer
8 8 (4.32%) Technical Leader
9 7 (3.78%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.78%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.24%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.24%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.24%) Team Leader
11 5 (2.70%) Business Developer
11 5 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.05%) HTML
2 21 (11.35%) XML
3 19 (10.27%) Web Services
4 17 (9.19%) .NET
4 17 (9.19%) Spring
5 11 (5.95%) JSON
6 10 (5.41%) HTML5
6 10 (5.41%) jQuery
6 10 (5.41%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.32%) CSS
8 7 (3.78%) Hibernate
8 7 (3.78%) REST
8 7 (3.78%) RxJava
8 7 (3.78%) Swagger
9 6 (3.24%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (2.70%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.70%) Java EE
10 5 (2.70%) SOAP
10 5 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.86%) Fintech
4 8 (4.32%) Cloud Native
5 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.70%) User Experience
8 3 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.54%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.41%) Windows
2 9 (4.86%) Linux
3 7 (3.78%) Unix
4 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.16%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.54%) Android
7 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.92%) Scrum
3 28 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.89%) Project Management
5 22 (11.89%) Test Automation
6 20 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 19 (10.27%) Change Management
8 17 (9.19%) DevOps
8 17 (9.19%) SDLC
9 16 (8.65%) Analytics
9 16 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (8.65%) Waterfall
10 15 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (7.57%) Programme Management
12 12 (6.49%) Use Case
13 10 (5.41%) Risk Management
14 9 (4.86%) Migration
14 9 (4.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.81%) SQL
2 34 (18.38%) Java
3 29 (15.68%) C#
4 26 (14.05%) VBA
5 24 (12.97%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (3.78%) Java 8
7 7 (3.78%) PHP
7 7 (3.78%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.16%) Scala
10 4 (2.16%) VB
11 3 (1.62%) C
11 3 (1.62%) Go
11 3 (1.62%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.08%) C++
12 2 (1.08%) Groovy
12 2 (1.08%) Python
13 1 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (15.68%) Degree
2 5 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.16%) CISSP
4 3 (1.62%) ISEB
5 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.08%) MBA
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.08%) PMP
5 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) MCSA
6 1 (0.54%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) QA
2 7 (3.78%) SLA
3 6 (3.24%) PMO
4 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.62%) GDPR
5 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.54%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (6.49%) Docker
2 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Ansible
2 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.54%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 34 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.57%) SAP
3 13 (7.03%) Google
3 13 (7.03%) Oracle
4 9 (4.86%) VMware
5 6 (3.24%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.62%) Apple
7 3 (1.62%) Cognos
7 3 (1.62%) IBM
7 3 (1.62%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.08%) Adobe
8 2 (1.08%) OutSystems
8 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.08%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco
9 1 (0.54%) Citrix
9 1 (0.54%) Epicor
9 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.54%) Sage