Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 167 222 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 14.77% 21.08% 25.44%
As % of the General category 52.85% 54.41% 54.10%
Number of salaries quoted 143 165 227
Cardiff median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,156 £29,129 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,750 £67,500 £69,000
South Wales median annual salary £43,875 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.24% -5.56% +9.09%

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 316 408 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 27.94% 38.75% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 263 331 384
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,752 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +6.25%

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 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 85 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.56%) Waterfall
3 35 (20.96%) Test Automation
4 27 (16.17%) Project Management
5 26 (15.57%) Scrum
6 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
7 24 (14.37%) SQL
7 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
8 19 (11.38%) ITIL
9 18 (10.78%) Java
9 18 (10.78%) Fintech
10 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
12 15 (8.98%) Windows
12 15 (8.98%) Linux
12 15 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (8.38%) Risk Management
13 14 (8.38%) ISTQB
13 14 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.78%) Oracle
14 13 (7.78%) Software Testing
14 13 (7.78%) DevOps
14 13 (7.78%) Project Delivery
15 12 (7.19%) Mentoring
15 12 (7.19%) Software Delivery
15 12 (7.19%) SDLC
15 12 (7.19%) Test Strategy
15 12 (7.19%) QA
15 12 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (3.59%) Confluence
2 5 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.40%) SAS
3 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) JBoss
4 2 (1.20%) Jetty
4 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.60%) Appian
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.20%) Notepad++
6 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) assyst
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.60%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) AWS
1 10 (5.99%) Azure
2 6 (3.59%) Power Platform
3 4 (2.40%) GCP
4 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.20%) GitHub
4 2 (1.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.19%) DNS
2 6 (3.59%) DHCP
2 6 (3.59%) Firewall
3 5 (2.99%) SAN
3 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.99%) VPN
4 4 (2.40%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (0.60%) FTP
6 1 (0.60%) HTTP
6 1 (0.60%) LAN
6 1 (0.60%) Network Security
6 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.59%) Power BI
3 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.99%) DB2
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.40%) Big Data
5 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.20%) MySQL
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.20%) QlikView
7 2 (1.20%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (6.59%) JIRA
2 8 (4.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.99%) Selenium
4 4 (2.40%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.80%) Subversion
5 3 (1.80%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.80%) Zephyr
6 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.60%) MbUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.60%) MSTest
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.60%) Protractor
7 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (7.19%) Advertising
2 10 (5.99%) Banking
3 7 (4.19%) Marketing
4 5 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.99%) Retail
5 3 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
6 2 (1.20%) Electronics
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.20%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.60%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.60%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 45 (26.95%) Analyst
2 21 (12.57%) Developer
3 15 (8.98%) Test Analyst
4 14 (8.38%) Test Manager
5 12 (7.19%) Test Automation Manager
6 11 (6.59%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.39%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.39%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) Software Tester
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Project Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Tester
11 5 (2.99%) Architect
11 5 (2.99%) Scrum Master
11 5 (2.99%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.99%) Spring
2 9 (5.39%) Apache Camel
2 9 (5.39%) Hibernate
3 8 (4.79%) .NET
4 6 (3.59%) HTML
5 5 (2.99%) CSS
6 4 (2.40%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.40%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.20%) HTML5
7 2 (1.20%) SOAP
7 2 (1.20%) XML
8 1 (0.60%) CSS3
8 1 (0.60%) jQuery
8 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.60%) RESTful
8 1 (0.60%) Velocity
8 1 (0.60%) WCF
8 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.39%) User Experience
3 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.40%) CMDB
6 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.20%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.20%) PMI
7 2 (1.20%) Robotics
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.98%) Linux
1 15 (8.98%) Windows
2 9 (5.39%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.59%) Unix
3 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) CentOS
5 1 (0.60%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.56%) Waterfall
3 35 (20.96%) Test Automation
4 27 (16.17%) Project Management
5 26 (15.57%) Scrum
6 25 (14.97%) Software Engineering
7 19 (11.38%) ITIL
8 18 (10.78%) Fintech
9 17 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (8.38%) Risk Management
12 13 (7.78%) DevOps
12 13 (7.78%) Project Delivery
12 13 (7.78%) Software Testing
13 12 (7.19%) Information Security
13 12 (7.19%) Mentoring
13 12 (7.19%) SDLC
13 12 (7.19%) Software Delivery
13 12 (7.19%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.37%) SQL
2 18 (10.78%) Java
3 12 (7.19%) Python
4 8 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.19%) PHP
6 6 (3.59%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.80%) C#
9 2 (1.20%) C++
9 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) ISTQB
2 11 (6.59%) Degree
3 9 (5.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.79%) CISMP
4 8 (4.79%) CISSP
5 6 (3.59%) ISEB
5 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.20%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.60%) APMP
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.60%) HND
7 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.60%) MCP
7 1 (0.60%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (7.19%) QA
2 10 (5.99%) PMO
3 4 (2.40%) SLA
4 3 (1.80%) GDPR
5 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) NIST
System Software
1 7 (4.19%) Docker
2 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.99%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) XenApp
4 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) Ansible
2 4 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.40%) Puppet
3 3 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.80%) Terraform
4 2 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.20%) Salt
5 1 (0.60%) Istio
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.78%) Oracle
3 9 (5.39%) VMware
4 7 (4.19%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.99%) Avaya
5 5 (2.99%) Cisco
5 5 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.99%) SAP
5 5 (2.99%) Teradata
6 4 (2.40%) Citrix
6 4 (2.40%) Informatica
6 4 (2.40%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.80%) Google
7 3 (1.80%) IBM
7 3 (1.80%) Tableau
8 2 (1.20%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (1.20%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.20%) Cognos
8 2 (1.20%) UiPath
9 1 (0.60%) Adobe