Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 178 261 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.46% 24.83% 23.83%
As % of the General category 54.77% 57.11% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 146 231 322
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,525
90th Percentile £64,375 £62,500 £60,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +3.90%

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 325 457 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 37.36% 43.48% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 285 388 484
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,496
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.91% -3.76%
10th Percentile £22,395 £26,250 £25,825
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 74 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.84%) Scrum
3 35 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (18.54%) Test Automation
5 32 (17.98%) SQL
6 31 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (16.85%) Waterfall
8 25 (14.04%) C#
9 22 (12.36%) Banking
10 21 (11.80%) Java
10 21 (11.80%) SAP
10 21 (11.80%) Decision-Making
11 18 (10.11%) .NET
11 18 (10.11%) Coaching
11 18 (10.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 17 (9.55%) Software Delivery
12 17 (9.55%) SQL Server
13 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
13 16 (8.99%) Retail
13 16 (8.99%) QA
14 15 (8.43%) Degree
14 15 (8.43%) REST
14 15 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (8.43%) SDLC
14 15 (8.43%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (8.43%) Project Management
14 15 (8.43%) Visual Studio
14 15 (8.43%) XML
15 14 (7.87%) SOAP
15 14 (7.87%) HTML

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 6 (3.37%) NetWeaver
2 5 (2.81%) CMS
2 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.12%) Apache
4 2 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (0.56%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) CICS
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.56%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.69%) 3ds Max
4 3 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.69%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.69%) SketchUp
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.56%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.56%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.37%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.56%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) SAN
2 2 (1.12%) Firewall
2 2 (1.12%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) VPN
2 2 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.43%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.49%) MS Access
4 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.37%) SAP HANA
5 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.81%) Big Data
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.25%) MySQL
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.69%) DB2
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.56%) Power BI
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (8.43%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.93%) Subversion
4 6 (3.37%) JUnit
4 6 (3.37%) Maven
4 6 (3.37%) Selenium
5 5 (2.81%) Ant
5 5 (2.81%) Gradle
5 5 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.81%) TestNG
6 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.69%) JIRA
7 2 (1.12%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.12%) JMeter
7 2 (1.12%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.12%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 22 (12.36%) Banking
2 16 (8.99%) Retail
3 10 (5.62%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.06%) Advertising
5 8 (4.49%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.93%) Marketing
7 6 (3.37%) Back Office
8 5 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.25%) Electronics
9 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.69%) Law
11 2 (1.12%) Legal
12 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.56%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (28.65%) Analyst
2 44 (24.72%) Developer
3 17 (9.55%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (7.30%) Test Analyst
6 12 (6.74%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.74%) Consultant
6 12 (6.74%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.18%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (6.18%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Architect
9 9 (5.06%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.93%) IT Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.37%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.37%) SAP Basis Consultant
12 6 (3.37%) SAP Developer
12 6 (3.37%) SAP PI Developer
13 5 (2.81%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.11%) .NET
2 15 (8.43%) REST
2 15 (8.43%) XML
3 14 (7.87%) HTML
3 14 (7.87%) SOAP
4 12 (6.74%) Web Services
5 11 (6.18%) AngularJS
5 11 (6.18%) BAPI
5 11 (6.18%) SAP ALE
6 9 (5.06%) Spring
7 8 (4.49%) CSS
7 8 (4.49%) RESTful
8 7 (3.93%) JSON
9 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.37%) SAP Basis
9 6 (3.37%) SAP Fiori
9 6 (3.37%) SAP PI
9 6 (3.37%) SAPUI5
10 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.81%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.06%) Fintech
2 9 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.81%) User Experience
4 3 (1.69%) Cloud Native
4 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.12%) AS400
5 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.12%) Robotics
6 1 (0.56%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.56%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.56%) iSeries
6 1 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.06%) Windows
2 7 (3.93%) Linux
3 6 (3.37%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.37%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.81%) Unix
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.84%) Scrum
3 33 (18.54%) Test Automation
4 31 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (16.85%) Waterfall
6 21 (11.80%) Decision-Making
7 18 (10.11%) Coaching
7 18 (10.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 17 (9.55%) Software Delivery
9 15 (8.43%) Project Management
9 15 (8.43%) SDLC
10 14 (7.87%) Business Analysis
10 14 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.30%) OO
11 13 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (6.74%) Defect Management
12 12 (6.74%) TDD
12 12 (6.74%) User Stories
13 11 (6.18%) DevOps
13 11 (6.18%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.98%) SQL
2 25 (14.04%) C#
3 21 (11.80%) Java
4 11 (6.18%) ABAP
4 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.06%) VBA
6 7 (3.93%) Python
7 6 (3.37%) VB
8 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.25%) Erlang
10 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.69%) C
10 3 (1.69%) Java 8
10 3 (1.69%) Ruby
10 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) Julia
11 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.12%) PHP
11 2 (1.12%) R
12 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.43%) Degree
2 11 (6.18%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.69%) CEH
4 3 (1.69%) CREST Certified
4 3 (1.69%) OSCP
5 2 (1.12%) HND
5 2 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.12%) PhD
5 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PMP
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.99%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) SLA
3 4 (2.25%) PMO
4 2 (1.12%) P3O
5 1 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.81%) Docker
3 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Ansible
1 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.69%) Nessus
1 3 (1.69%) Nmap
2 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (11.80%) SAP
2 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.37%) hybris
3 6 (3.37%) Oracle
4 4 (2.25%) Google
5 3 (1.69%) Adobe
5 3 (1.69%) Apple
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco
5 3 (1.69%) Qualys
5 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.12%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.12%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Meraki
7 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter