Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 235 201 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.45% 24.97% 23.20%
As % of the General category 55.95% 54.18% 58.88%
Number of salaries quoted 187 181 304
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £29,502 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%

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 420 371 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.55% 46.09% 39.40%
Number of salaries quoted 336 312 485
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +6.49% -1.28%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £62,500 £64,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -1.23% +2.53% +5.33%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 111 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (31.06%) SQL
3 49 (20.85%) Java
4 46 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (17.87%) Scrum
6 40 (17.02%) C#
7 38 (16.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (13.19%) Web Services
8 31 (13.19%) Microsoft Excel
8 31 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 29 (12.34%) VBA
11 27 (11.49%) XML
11 27 (11.49%) Banking
12 26 (11.06%) Spring
12 26 (11.06%) SAP
12 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
12 26 (11.06%) Test Automation
13 24 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (9.79%) Degree
14 23 (9.79%) QA
15 21 (8.94%) JavaScript
16 20 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (8.51%) SDLC
17 19 (8.09%) Analytics
17 19 (8.09%) Business Analysis
17 19 (8.09%) HTML
18 18 (7.66%) .NET
18 18 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (7.66%) Spring Boot

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 13 (5.53%) Confluence
2 5 (2.13%) Anypoint
2 5 (2.13%) JBoss
2 5 (2.13%) SAS
2 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.85%) Apache
4 2 (0.85%) CICS
4 2 (0.85%) CMS
4 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.43%) Drupal
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (13.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.28%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (5.96%) SAP BPC
2 3 (1.28%) Staffware
3 1 (0.43%) BPCS
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) Lawson
3 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.83%) Office 365
5 6 (2.55%) SaaS
6 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.98%) HTTP
2 5 (2.13%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.85%) LAN
4 2 (0.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.23%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.81%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (5.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 14 (5.96%) SAP BW
7 12 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (4.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (3.40%) Power BI
11 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.55%) DB2
12 6 (2.55%) MySQL
12 6 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.13%) MS Access
13 5 (2.13%) PowerPivot
13 5 (2.13%) SAS EBI
14 3 (1.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (7.23%) JIRA
2 12 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.68%) Selenium
4 10 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.83%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.55%) JMeter
6 6 (2.55%) Maven
6 6 (2.55%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.55%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.55%) Subversion
7 5 (2.13%) Ant
7 5 (2.13%) JUnit
8 4 (1.70%) Gradle
8 4 (1.70%) TestNG
9 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.28%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 27 (11.49%) Banking
2 12 (5.11%) Marketing
2 12 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.40%) Advertising
3 8 (3.40%) Back Office
3 8 (3.40%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.40%) Retail
4 7 (2.98%) Electronics
5 6 (2.55%) Law
6 5 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Legal
8 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (35.32%) Developer
2 36 (15.32%) Analyst
3 20 (8.51%) SQL Developer
4 18 (7.66%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.81%) VBA Developer
6 15 (6.38%) Consultant
7 14 (5.96%) Development Manager
7 14 (5.96%) SAP BW Consultant
7 14 (5.96%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.26%) Software Developer
9 9 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (3.83%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Software Development Manager
10 8 (3.40%) Software Manager
11 7 (2.98%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.98%) QA Leader
11 7 (2.98%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.19%) Web Services
2 27 (11.49%) XML
3 26 (11.06%) Spring
4 19 (8.09%) HTML
5 18 (7.66%) .NET
5 18 (7.66%) Spring Boot
6 13 (5.53%) SOAP
7 12 (5.11%) REST
8 11 (4.68%) JSON
9 10 (4.26%) Swagger
10 9 (3.83%) jQuery
10 9 (3.83%) RxJava
11 7 (2.98%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.55%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.55%) CSS
12 6 (2.55%) Java EE
12 6 (2.55%) WCF
13 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.66%) Fintech
3 15 (6.38%) User Experience
4 10 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.83%) Cloud Native
6 8 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.55%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.85%) AS400
10 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Robotics
11 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.11%) Linux
2 7 (2.98%) Unix
2 7 (2.98%) Windows
3 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.70%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.70%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) Solaris
4 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (17.87%) Scrum
4 38 (16.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (11.06%) Test Automation
6 20 (8.51%) SDLC
7 19 (8.09%) Analytics
7 19 (8.09%) Business Analysis
8 17 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (7.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 16 (6.81%) User Stories
10 15 (6.38%) Change Management
10 15 (6.38%) DevOps
10 15 (6.38%) Project Management
11 14 (5.96%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (5.96%) TDD
12 13 (5.53%) MVC
12 13 (5.53%) Waterfall
13 12 (5.11%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (31.06%) SQL
2 49 (20.85%) Java
3 40 (17.02%) C#
4 29 (12.34%) VBA
5 21 (8.94%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.11%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.11%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.26%) Java 8
8 9 (3.83%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.40%) VB
10 7 (2.98%) C
11 6 (2.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (2.55%) Go
11 6 (2.55%) PHP
12 3 (1.28%) Scala
13 2 (0.85%) ABAP
13 2 (0.85%) C++
13 2 (0.85%) Groovy
13 2 (0.85%) XPath
14 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (9.79%) Degree
2 14 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.13%) ISEB
4 4 (1.70%) CISSP
4 4 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.85%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) APMG
6 1 (0.43%) APMP
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.43%) MCSA
6 1 (0.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.79%) QA
2 7 (2.98%) SLA
3 4 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.28%) GDPR
4 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.28%) PMO
5 2 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.85%) P3O
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (7.23%) Docker
2 5 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Ansible
2 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.43%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
1 26 (11.06%) SAP
2 17 (7.23%) Oracle
3 14 (5.96%) Google
4 8 (3.40%) MuleSoft
4 8 (3.40%) VMware
5 4 (1.70%) OutSystems
5 4 (1.70%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.28%) Cognos
6 3 (1.28%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.28%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.85%) Apple
7 2 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Avaya
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) Epicor
8 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.43%) Sage
8 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com