Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 218 249 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.86% 25.46% 22.55%
As % of the General category 53.96% 55.58% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 160 232 296
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,175 £30,125 £26,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,250 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +6.41%

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 404 448 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 38.66% 45.81% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 327 382 468
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59% +1.28%
10th Percentile £22,800 £26,250 £23,398
90th Percentile £65,500 £62,500 £54,825
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 97 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.85%) SQL
3 49 (22.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (21.10%) Scrum
5 44 (20.18%) Java
6 39 (17.89%) C#
6 39 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (16.06%) SAP
8 34 (15.60%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 29 (13.30%) XML
10 27 (12.39%) Web Services
11 26 (11.93%) SQL Server
11 26 (11.93%) Banking
12 25 (11.47%) Test Automation
13 22 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (9.63%) SDLC
14 21 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (9.63%) BusinessObjects
14 21 (9.63%) .NET
14 21 (9.63%) Spring
15 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
15 19 (8.72%) QA
16 17 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (7.34%) Degree
17 16 (7.34%) TDD
17 16 (7.34%) VBA
17 16 (7.34%) HTML
17 16 (7.34%) JavaScript
17 16 (7.34%) User Experience

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 (3.21%) Confluence
2 6 (2.75%) NetWeaver
3 5 (2.29%) CMS
4 4 (1.83%) Anypoint
4 4 (1.83%) SAS
4 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.38%) JBoss
6 2 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.46%) CICS
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.92%) EngageOne
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (6.42%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.92%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.75%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.38%) SaaS
6 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.92%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.92%) Office 365
7 1 (0.46%) IaaS
7 1 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) HTTP
2 3 (1.38%) SAN
3 2 (0.92%) Firewall
3 2 (0.92%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.92%) VPN
3 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) Intranet
4 1 (0.46%) Skype
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.63%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (6.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 14 (6.42%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.42%) SAP BW
4 14 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.75%) MySQL
8 6 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.75%) SAP HANA
9 5 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.83%) MS Access
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.83%) Power BI
11 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (6.42%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.13%) JIRA
4 9 (4.13%) Selenium
5 6 (2.75%) JUnit
5 6 (2.75%) Maven
5 6 (2.75%) Subversion
6 5 (2.29%) Ant
6 5 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.29%) Gradle
6 5 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.29%) TestNG
7 4 (1.83%) JMeter
7 4 (1.83%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.38%) Gerrit
8 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.46%) MSTest
General
1 26 (11.93%) Banking
2 11 (5.05%) Advertising
3 10 (4.59%) Back Office
4 8 (3.67%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.67%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.67%) Law
5 7 (3.21%) Marketing
5 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.75%) Retail
7 5 (2.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (33.94%) Developer
2 42 (19.27%) Analyst
3 25 (11.47%) Consultant
3 25 (11.47%) SAP Consultant
4 18 (8.26%) Business Analyst
5 14 (6.42%) SAP BW Consultant
5 14 (6.42%) SQL Developer
6 11 (5.05%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.05%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.13%) C# Developer
7 9 (4.13%) Software Developer
8 8 (3.67%) SAP Developer
8 8 (3.67%) SAP PI Developer
9 7 (3.21%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.21%) Development Manager
9 7 (3.21%) SAP BPC Consultant
9 7 (3.21%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
10 6 (2.75%) Product Manager
10 6 (2.75%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 6 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.30%) XML
2 27 (12.39%) Web Services
3 21 (9.63%) .NET
3 21 (9.63%) Spring
4 16 (7.34%) HTML
5 14 (6.42%) REST
5 14 (6.42%) SOAP
5 14 (6.42%) Spring Boot
6 13 (5.96%) BAPI
6 13 (5.96%) SAP ALE
7 10 (4.59%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.67%) SAP PI
8 8 (3.67%) Swagger
9 7 (3.21%) JSON
9 7 (3.21%) RxJava
10 6 (2.75%) jQuery
10 6 (2.75%) SAP Basis
10 6 (2.75%) SAP Fiori
10 6 (2.75%) SAPUI5
10 6 (2.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.34%) User Experience
3 14 (6.42%) Fintech
4 9 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.21%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.38%) AS400
9 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Robotics
10 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.67%) Linux
2 4 (1.83%) Unix
3 3 (1.38%) Windows
4 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Solaris
5 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (21.10%) Scrum
4 39 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (15.60%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 25 (11.47%) Test Automation
7 21 (9.63%) SDLC
8 16 (7.34%) DevOps
8 16 (7.34%) TDD
8 16 (7.34%) User Stories
9 15 (6.88%) MVC
10 14 (6.42%) Analytics
10 14 (6.42%) Business Analysis
11 12 (5.50%) Project Management
12 11 (5.05%) Microservices
12 11 (5.05%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.59%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.59%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (4.59%) Web Development
13 10 (4.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (23.85%) SQL
2 44 (20.18%) Java
3 39 (17.89%) C#
4 16 (7.34%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.34%) VBA
5 14 (6.42%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.96%) ABAP
7 12 (5.50%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.59%) VB
9 8 (3.67%) Java 8
10 7 (3.21%) C
10 7 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.83%) Erlang
11 4 (1.83%) Go
12 3 (1.38%) Python
13 2 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.92%) R
13 2 (0.92%) Scala
13 2 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (7.34%) Degree
2 14 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.38%) ISEB
5 2 (0.92%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) APMG
6 1 (0.46%) APMP
6 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PMP
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.46%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.72%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) PMO
3 2 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) P3O
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) GCP
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.96%) Docker
2 3 (1.38%) vSphere
3 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.38%) Ansible
3 2 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (16.06%) SAP
2 15 (6.88%) Oracle
3 10 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.13%) Google
5 6 (2.75%) hybris
5 6 (2.75%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.83%) OutSystems
7 3 (1.38%) Cisco
7 3 (1.38%) Cognos
7 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.38%) VMware
8 2 (0.92%) Apple
8 2 (0.92%) IBM
8 2 (0.92%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.46%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.46%) Tableau
9 1 (0.46%) Twitter