Period
to 23 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 299 514 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.68% 23.55% 24.57%
As % of the General category 53.20% 58.61% 60.38%
Number of salaries quoted 269 468 586
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,925 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £57,500 £58,750
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +11.43%

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 562 877 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 40.75% 40.17% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 482 770 871
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in South Wales.

Salary trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 219 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Newport -4 50 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Caerphilly +6 19 £40,000 +37.93%
Neath Port Talbot -3 4 £55,000 +34.15%
Monmouthshire - 4 £46,500 -
Torfaen +2 2 £75,000 +11.11%
Bridgend +15 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Gwent - 1 £50,000 -
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 109 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (16.72%) SQL
3 45 (15.05%) Scrum
4 44 (14.72%) Project Management
5 42 (14.05%) Microsoft
5 42 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (13.38%) Degree
7 35 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (11.71%) SDLC
8 30 (10.03%) Java
8 30 (10.03%) SQL Server
9 29 (9.70%) JavaScript
10 27 (9.03%) Marketing
11 26 (8.70%) QA
11 26 (8.70%) Advertising
11 26 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (8.36%) C#
12 25 (8.36%) .NET
12 25 (8.36%) Web Services
13 23 (7.69%) Windows
13 23 (7.69%) Waterfall
14 22 (7.36%) Software Engineering
15 21 (7.02%) Business Analysis
15 21 (7.02%) Spring
15 21 (7.02%) Telecoms
16 20 (6.69%) Banking
16 20 (6.69%) Fintech
17 19 (6.35%) Service Management
17 19 (6.35%) UML
17 19 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (1.34%) CMS
2 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.00%) SAS
3 2 (0.67%) Apache
3 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.67%) Confluence
3 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.67%) WordPress
4 1 (0.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.01%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.33%) Exstream
5 1 (0.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.67%) Bluemix
3 5 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (1.67%) IaaS
3 5 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (1.67%) Office 365
3 5 (1.67%) PaaS
4 3 (1.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.67%) AdWords
5 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.01%) Internet
2 8 (2.68%) Firewall
3 7 (2.34%) LAN
3 7 (2.34%) VPN
4 5 (1.67%) WAN
4 5 (1.67%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.34%) SAN
5 4 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.67%) BGP
6 2 (0.67%) H.323
6 2 (0.67%) HTTP
6 2 (0.67%) OSPF
6 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.67%) VoIP
7 1 (0.33%) DHCP
7 1 (0.33%) DNS
7 1 (0.33%) IPv4
7 1 (0.33%) IPv6
7 1 (0.33%) MPLS
7 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.02%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.68%) MySQL
4 7 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.01%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.34%) Big Data
6 4 (1.34%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.00%) Power BI
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.67%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.67%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.67%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 13 (4.35%) JIRA
2 8 (2.68%) Maven
3 7 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.01%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.67%) JUnit
6 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.00%) Selenium
7 2 (0.67%) Ant
7 2 (0.67%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.67%) Subversion
7 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.33%) GitLab
8 1 (0.33%) NMock
8 1 (0.33%) NUnit
8 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (9.03%) Marketing
2 26 (8.70%) Advertising
3 21 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 20 (6.69%) Banking
5 12 (4.01%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.68%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.68%) Retail
7 9 (3.01%) Electronics
8 8 (2.68%) German Language
9 4 (1.34%) Legal
10 2 (0.67%) Billing
10 2 (0.67%) Law
10 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 74 (24.75%) Developer
2 51 (17.06%) Analyst
3 27 (9.03%) Business Analyst
3 27 (9.03%) Java Developer
4 23 (7.69%) Architect
5 21 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.69%) Consultant
7 15 (5.02%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.01%) Auditor
9 12 (4.01%) Graduate
9 12 (4.01%) IT Auditor
9 12 (4.01%) IT Graduate
10 10 (3.34%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.01%) Finance Business Analyst
11 9 (3.01%) Financial Analyst
12 8 (2.68%) Digital Architect
12 8 (2.68%) Financial Business Analyst
12 8 (2.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 8 (2.68%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.36%) .NET
1 25 (8.36%) Web Services
2 21 (7.02%) Spring
3 18 (6.02%) AngularJS
3 18 (6.02%) ASP.NET
4 17 (5.69%) CSS
4 17 (5.69%) HTML
5 16 (5.35%) SOAP
6 11 (3.68%) REST
7 10 (3.34%) Hibernate
7 10 (3.34%) RESTful
7 10 (3.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (3.01%) React
9 8 (2.68%) HTML5
9 8 (2.68%) XML
10 7 (2.34%) CSS3
11 6 (2.01%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.01%) Node.js
12 5 (1.67%) Apache Camel
12 5 (1.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.69%) Fintech
3 9 (3.01%) Online Banking
4 8 (2.68%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (2.34%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.01%) User Experience
7 5 (1.67%) Social Media
8 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.67%) Clustering
10 2 (0.67%) CMDB
10 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.67%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) iSeries
11 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.69%) Windows
2 16 (5.35%) Linux
3 8 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.00%) Unix
5 3 (1.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.67%) AIX
6 2 (0.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.05%) Scrum
3 44 (14.72%) Project Management
4 35 (11.71%) SDLC
4 35 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 22 (7.36%) Software Engineering
8 21 (7.02%) Business Analysis
9 19 (6.35%) Service Management
9 19 (6.35%) UML
10 18 (6.02%) Coaching
10 18 (6.02%) ITIL
11 16 (5.35%) Mentoring
11 16 (5.35%) Process Improvement
11 16 (5.35%) Risk Management
12 15 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (4.68%) E-Commerce
13 14 (4.68%) User Stories
14 13 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.72%) SQL
2 30 (10.03%) Java
3 29 (9.70%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.36%) C#
5 14 (4.68%) C
6 7 (2.34%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.01%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.67%) PHP
8 5 (1.67%) Scala
9 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.00%) Python
9 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.67%) Ruby
10 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.67%) VBA
11 1 (0.33%) ABAP
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) R
11 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (13.38%) Degree
2 17 (5.69%) ISEB
3 9 (3.01%) IIBA
4 8 (2.68%) CBAP
5 5 (1.67%) HND
5 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.67%) CCNP
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) CITP
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.70%) QA
2 19 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (4.68%) ISO 9001
4 7 (2.34%) SLA
5 4 (1.34%) PMO
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.01%) Docker
3 7 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.68%) Ansible
2 6 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.01%) Puppet
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.67%) Nagios
3 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.69%) SAP
3 13 (4.35%) Cisco
3 13 (4.35%) Oracle
4 10 (3.34%) VMware
5 8 (2.68%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.01%) Vyatta
7 5 (1.67%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.67%) Avaya
7 5 (1.67%) F5
7 5 (1.67%) Google
7 5 (1.67%) Juniper
7 5 (1.67%) Splunk
8 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.00%) Tableau
8 3 (1.00%) Twitter
9 2 (0.67%) Sage
9 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.67%) Teradata
9 2 (0.67%) Veritas