Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 88 386 288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 11.83% 24.34% 18.47%
As % of the General category 37.93% 61.46% 49.40%
Number of salaries quoted 84 336 260
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,575 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £60,875 £61,250
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 232 628 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 31.18% 39.60% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 189 524 473
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £58,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in South Wales.

Salary trend for Finance in South Wales

Finance
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 -9 72 £45,000 - 12
Newport -9 12 £31,000 -27.49% 3
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 - -
Caerphilly - 2 £37,500 -
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 24 (27.27%) SQL
2 23 (26.14%) Azure
3 19 (21.59%) Power BI
3 19 (21.59%) Power Platform
4 17 (19.32%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
5 15 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (14.77%) Windows
8 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.64%) Office 365
8 12 (13.64%) Analytics
9 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (12.50%) Degree
9 11 (12.50%) Cognos
9 11 (12.50%) C#
9 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 11 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 11 (12.50%) Public Sector
9 11 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 10 (11.36%) .NET
10 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
10 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
10 10 (11.36%) DevOps
10 10 (11.36%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.23%) Business Development
11 9 (10.23%) jQuery
11 9 (10.23%) MVC
11 9 (10.23%) CSS

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 6 (6.82%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.14%) Azure
2 19 (21.59%) Power Platform
3 12 (13.64%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) AWS
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.14%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) VPN
2 6 (6.82%) LAN
2 6 (6.82%) Skype
2 6 (6.82%) WAN
3 5 (5.68%) DHCP
3 5 (5.68%) DNS
4 4 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.27%) Firewall
5 2 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.27%) SAN
5 2 (2.27%) SSL
5 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) Power BI
2 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.68%) Tableau
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2019
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) Big Data
7 1 (1.14%) MS Access
7 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 8 (9.09%) Marketing
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.14%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Analyst
2 17 (19.32%) Developer
3 11 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Data Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Client Engagement Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Engagement Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Power BI Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Recruitment Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Data Modeller
7 3 (3.41%) Finance Modeller
7 3 (3.41%) ICT Specialist
7 3 (3.41%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (3.41%) Information Specialist
7 3 (3.41%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
1 10 (11.36%) AngularJS
2 9 (10.23%) CSS
2 9 (10.23%) HTML
2 9 (10.23%) jQuery
3 6 (6.82%) WCF
4 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.41%) React
6 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.27%) CSS3
6 2 (2.27%) HTML5
6 2 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.27%) REST
7 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.14%) Node.js
7 1 (1.14%) Spring
7 1 (1.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Podcast
2 8 (9.09%) Social Media
3 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.27%) Replication
4 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) EPoS
5 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) mPOS
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Windows
2 11 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (2.27%) Android
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.64%) Analytics
5 11 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.36%) DevOps
7 9 (10.23%) Business Development
7 9 (10.23%) CRM
7 9 (10.23%) MVC
8 8 (9.09%) Content Strategy
8 8 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 8 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
8 8 (9.09%) ITIL
8 8 (9.09%) Lead Generation
8 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.09%) Requirements Gathering
8 8 (9.09%) Service Management
8 8 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.27%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) C#
2 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.41%) C
4 3 (3.41%) Java
4 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.27%) Kotlin
5 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.27%) VB
5 2 (2.27%) VBA
6 1 (1.14%) ES6
6 1 (1.14%) Java 8
6 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) CISSP
4 4 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.41%) CISA
5 3 (3.41%) CRISC
6 1 (1.14%) ACCA
6 1 (1.14%) APMP
6 1 (1.14%) CBAP
6 1 (1.14%) IIBA
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) GDPR
2 6 (6.82%) SLA
3 3 (3.41%) COBIT
3 3 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.41%) NIST
4 2 (2.27%) COSO
4 2 (2.27%) PMO
5 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.68%) Docker
4 4 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.41%) vSphere
5 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (1.14%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) SCVMM
2 5 (5.68%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) Cognos
3 8 (9.09%) Alteryx
3 8 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (4.55%) Cisco
4 4 (4.55%) Citrix
4 4 (4.55%) RedGate
5 2 (2.27%) Dell
5 2 (2.27%) Dialogic
5 2 (2.27%) SonicWALL
5 2 (2.27%) Veeam