Period
to 14 August 2018

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

Financial
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 321 342 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.20% 22.37% 22.08%
As % of the General category 57.22% 55.25% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 252 319 454
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +6.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,125 £61,500 £57,675
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +5.13%

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 561 619 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 38.80% 40.48% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 461 537 747
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,100
Wales median annual salary £41,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.78% +5.63% +6.67%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 -1 217 £42,500 -5.56% 23
Newport +1 80 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Bridgend -2 4 £48,750 +47.73% 1
Caerphilly -5 4 £40,000 -
Neath Port Talbot +1 3 £62,500 +19.05% 1
Torfaen -1 1 £57,500 -23.33%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 152 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (23.68%) SQL
3 66 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (16.51%) C#
5 52 (16.20%) Scrum
6 48 (14.95%) Java
7 45 (14.02%) SAP
8 44 (13.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 43 (13.40%) SQL Server
10 37 (11.53%) Advertising
10 37 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (11.21%) .NET
12 35 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (9.97%) Microsoft
14 31 (9.66%) Web Services
14 31 (9.66%) XML
15 30 (9.35%) PRINCE2
16 29 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (9.03%) SDLC
17 28 (8.72%) Mentoring
17 28 (8.72%) Fintech
17 28 (8.72%) Test Automation
17 28 (8.72%) Degree
17 28 (8.72%) Project Management
18 27 (8.41%) MVC
19 26 (8.10%) Microsoft Project
19 26 (8.10%) JavaScript
19 26 (8.10%) HTML
19 26 (8.10%) Banking

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 7 (2.18%) Confluence
1 7 (2.18%) NetWeaver
2 6 (1.87%) Appian
2 6 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.56%) CMS
4 4 (1.25%) Anypoint
4 4 (1.25%) SAS
4 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) CICS
7 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (8.10%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.62%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.30%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.93%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.62%) Staffware
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.93%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.62%) Office 365
6 2 (0.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.56%) LAN
2 4 (1.25%) HTTP
3 3 (0.93%) Firewall
3 3 (0.93%) SAN
4 2 (0.62%) VPN
4 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) MPLS
5 1 (0.31%) Skype
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.31%) VoIP
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (6.23%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (4.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 14 (4.36%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.36%) SAP BW
6 14 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.80%) MySQL
9 6 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.87%) SAP HANA
10 5 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.25%) MS Access
12 3 (0.93%) Biml
12 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (4.67%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.74%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.12%) Selenium
5 9 (2.80%) JIRA
5 9 (2.80%) Maven
6 8 (2.49%) JUnit
7 7 (2.18%) Subversion
8 6 (1.87%) Ant
8 6 (1.87%) Gradle
8 6 (1.87%) TestNG
9 5 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.25%) JMeter
10 4 (1.25%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.93%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (11.53%) Advertising
2 26 (8.10%) Banking
3 12 (3.74%) Marketing
4 10 (3.12%) Back Office
5 9 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.80%) Law
5 9 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.49%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.87%) Legal
7 6 (1.87%) Retail
8 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 87 (27.10%) Developer
2 63 (19.63%) Analyst
3 35 (10.90%) Consultant
4 34 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 28 (8.72%) SAP Consultant
6 27 (8.41%) Business Analyst
7 16 (4.98%) Senior Developer
8 14 (4.36%) SAP BW Consultant
9 13 (4.05%) Java Developer
9 13 (4.05%) SQL Developer
10 12 (3.74%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.74%) Software Developer
11 9 (2.80%) .NET Developer
11 9 (2.80%) SAP Developer
12 8 (2.49%) Development Manager
12 8 (2.49%) SAP PI Developer
12 8 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.49%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.18%) Financial Analyst
13 7 (2.18%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.21%) .NET
2 31 (9.66%) Web Services
2 31 (9.66%) XML
3 26 (8.10%) HTML
4 24 (7.48%) Spring
5 17 (5.30%) SOAP
6 16 (4.98%) ASP.NET
6 16 (4.98%) CSS
7 15 (4.67%) REST
8 14 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (4.36%) BAPI
8 14 (4.36%) SAP ALE
8 14 (4.36%) Spring Boot
9 10 (3.12%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.49%) SAP PI
10 8 (2.49%) Swagger
11 7 (2.18%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.18%) RxJava
12 6 (1.87%) SAP Basis
12 6 (1.87%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.72%) Fintech
3 19 (5.92%) User Experience
4 18 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.49%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.18%) Cloud Native
8 7 (2.18%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.93%) AS400
9 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.93%) iSeries
10 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.31%) NHS
11 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.31%) Robotics
11 1 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.43%) Windows
2 10 (3.12%) Linux
3 8 (2.49%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.25%) Unix
5 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (16.20%) Scrum
5 44 (13.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 30 (9.35%) PRINCE2
7 29 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (9.03%) SDLC
8 28 (8.72%) Mentoring
8 28 (8.72%) Project Management
8 28 (8.72%) Test Automation
9 27 (8.41%) MVC
10 26 (8.10%) Waterfall
11 25 (7.79%) CMMI
11 25 (7.79%) Project Planning
12 24 (7.48%) Business Analysis
13 23 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (6.85%) CRM
15 20 (6.23%) Analytics
15 20 (6.23%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (23.68%) SQL
2 53 (16.51%) C#
3 48 (14.95%) Java
4 26 (8.10%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.92%) PowerShell
6 16 (4.98%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.67%) VBA
8 14 (4.36%) ABAP
9 12 (3.74%) C
10 10 (3.12%) VB
11 9 (2.80%) Java 8
12 7 (2.18%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.56%) Python
14 4 (1.25%) Erlang
14 4 (1.25%) Go
15 2 (0.62%) Julia
15 2 (0.62%) PHP
15 2 (0.62%) R
15 2 (0.62%) Scala
15 2 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (8.72%) Degree
2 18 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.87%) ISEB
6 4 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.93%) MCSA
8 2 (0.62%) CISSP
8 2 (0.62%) CITP
8 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.31%) APMG
9 1 (0.31%) APMP
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CBAP
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.31%) IIBA
9 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.23%) QA
2 6 (1.87%) PMO
3 5 (1.56%) SLA
4 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.62%) P3O
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) GCP
6 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (4.36%) Docker
2 8 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.93%) vSphere
5 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.25%) Ansible
3 2 (0.62%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (14.02%) SAP
2 32 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.30%) Oracle
4 11 (3.43%) Google
5 9 (2.80%) VMware
6 7 (2.18%) Tableau
7 6 (1.87%) Cognos
7 6 (1.87%) hybris
7 6 (1.87%) MuleSoft
7 6 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.25%) Cisco
8 4 (1.25%) OutSystems
9 3 (0.93%) Apple
9 3 (0.93%) IBM
9 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.62%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix
11 1 (0.31%) Meraki