Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 196 286 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.90% 24.34% 24.31%
As % of the General category 58.33% 58.25% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 162 268 346
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,325 £26,600 £26,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 336 491 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 40.98% 41.79% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 284 433 518
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.94%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,800 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,500 £54,125
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 70 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.94%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (19.90%) Scrum
4 35 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 34 (17.35%) SQL
6 30 (15.31%) Test Automation
7 29 (14.80%) Microsoft
8 28 (14.29%) Retail
9 26 (13.27%) Java
10 25 (12.76%) Coaching
11 24 (12.24%) Software Delivery
11 24 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (10.71%) Project Management
12 21 (10.71%) Defect Management
12 21 (10.71%) Fintech
13 20 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (10.20%) QA
14 19 (9.69%) REST
14 19 (9.69%) SOAP
15 18 (9.18%) SDLC
16 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (8.67%) Test Management
16 17 (8.67%) SQL Server
16 17 (8.67%) Workload Management
17 15 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (7.65%) Spring
17 15 (7.65%) ISTQB
18 14 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 14 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (7.14%) User Stories

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 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.02%) Apache
3 2 (1.02%) Confluence
3 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.02%) SAS
4 1 (0.51%) Anypoint
Applications
1 14 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.53%) 3ds Max
4 3 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.53%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.53%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Exstream
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.51%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.04%) Bluemix
4 4 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.04%) IaaS
4 4 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (2.04%) PaaS
5 2 (1.02%) Office 365
5 2 (1.02%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) LAN
2 4 (2.04%) Firewall
2 4 (2.04%) WAN
2 4 (2.04%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.02%) BGP
4 2 (1.02%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.02%) DHCP
4 2 (1.02%) DNS
4 2 (1.02%) MPLS
4 2 (1.02%) OSPF
4 2 (1.02%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.02%) VPN
5 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.55%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.55%) MS Access
5 4 (2.04%) Big Data
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.53%) DB2
6 3 (1.53%) OLAP
6 3 (1.53%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (1.53%) Power BI
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.02%) MySQL
7 2 (1.02%) WhereScape RED
8 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.10%) JUnit
2 10 (5.10%) Maven
3 9 (4.59%) JIRA
4 8 (4.08%) Subversion
4 8 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.57%) Selenium
6 6 (3.06%) Ant
6 6 (3.06%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.55%) JMeter
8 4 (2.04%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.04%) Gradle
8 4 (2.04%) NetBeans
8 4 (2.04%) TestNG
8 4 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.02%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (14.29%) Retail
2 13 (6.63%) Banking
3 11 (5.61%) Marketing
4 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.55%) Advertising
5 5 (2.55%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.55%) German Language
5 5 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.53%) Electronics
6 3 (1.53%) Law
6 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (23.98%) Analyst
2 44 (22.45%) Developer
3 19 (9.69%) Project Manager
3 19 (9.69%) Senior Analyst
3 19 (9.69%) Test Analyst
4 18 (9.18%) Architect
4 18 (9.18%) Senior Test Analyst
5 15 (7.65%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.61%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.57%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.06%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (3.06%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.06%) Consultant
10 6 (3.06%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 6 (3.06%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (3.06%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.69%) REST
1 19 (9.69%) SOAP
2 15 (7.65%) Spring
3 14 (7.14%) Web Services
4 11 (5.61%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.10%) .NET
6 9 (4.59%) HTML
6 9 (4.59%) RESTful
7 8 (4.08%) CSS
7 8 (4.08%) JSON
8 6 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.55%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.55%) XML
10 4 (2.04%) CSS3
10 4 (2.04%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.04%) J2EE
10 4 (2.04%) Node.js
10 4 (2.04%) React
10 4 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.94%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.71%) Fintech
3 7 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.04%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.04%) User Experience
6 3 (1.53%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.02%) Robotics
8 1 (0.51%) AS400
8 1 (0.51%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
8 1 (0.51%) Life Science
8 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.63%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Linux
3 9 (4.59%) Windows 10
3 9 (4.59%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.55%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.04%) Unix
6 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.90%) Scrum
3 35 (17.86%) Waterfall
4 30 (15.31%) Test Automation
5 25 (12.76%) Coaching
6 24 (12.24%) Software Delivery
6 24 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (10.71%) Defect Management
7 21 (10.71%) Project Management
8 18 (9.18%) SDLC
9 17 (8.67%) Test Management
9 17 (8.67%) Workload Management
10 15 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 14 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (7.14%) User Stories
12 12 (6.12%) Process Improvement
13 11 (5.61%) ITIL
13 11 (5.61%) Test Strategy
14 10 (5.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.35%) SQL
2 26 (13.27%) Java
3 13 (6.63%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.12%) C#
5 8 (4.08%) C
5 8 (4.08%) Python
6 7 (3.57%) Scala
7 6 (3.06%) Ruby
7 6 (3.06%) VBA
8 5 (2.55%) VB
9 4 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.53%) PHP
11 2 (1.02%) Julia
11 2 (1.02%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.02%) R
12 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.51%) RPG
12 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (7.65%) ISTQB
2 14 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (5.10%) Degree
4 5 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.04%) CEH
5 4 (2.04%) CREST Certified
5 4 (2.04%) OSCP
6 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.02%) CCNP
7 2 (1.02%) HND
7 2 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.02%) PhD
7 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.51%) CCNA
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.51%) MCSE
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.20%) QA
2 7 (3.57%) SLA
3 3 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.51%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (6.63%) Active Directory
1 13 (6.63%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) Ansible
2 4 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.04%) Nessus
2 4 (2.04%) Nmap
2 4 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.08%) CheckPoint
2 8 (4.08%) Cisco
3 6 (3.06%) Oracle
4 5 (2.55%) SAP
5 4 (2.04%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.04%) F5
5 4 (2.04%) Google
5 4 (2.04%) Juniper
5 4 (2.04%) Qualys
5 4 (2.04%) Splunk
5 4 (2.04%) Vyatta
6 3 (1.53%) Adobe
6 3 (1.53%) Citrix
6 3 (1.53%) Sage
6 3 (1.53%) VMware
7 2 (1.02%) Avaya
7 2 (1.02%) Informatica
7 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.02%) Teradata