Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 323 287 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.12% 20.15% 23.91%
As % of the General category 57.89% 51.16% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 264 257 456
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £31,550 £29,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £57,625
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 558 561 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 34.77% 39.40% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 443 483 769
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,800 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +0.67%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 223 £41,500 -5.68% 40
Newport +7 83 £42,500 - 5
Caerphilly -9 5 £46,000 +15.00%
Torfaen +6 1 £40,000 -46.67% 1
Neath Port Talbot 0 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - - 4
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 160 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (31.89%) SQL
3 60 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (18.58%) C#
4 58 (17.96%) SQL Server
5 50 (15.48%) Java
5 50 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (15.17%) Microsoft
7 47 (14.55%) JavaScript
8 46 (14.24%) HTML
8 46 (14.24%) Scrum
9 42 (13.00%) Marketing
10 41 (12.69%) .NET
11 39 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
11 39 (12.07%) Mentoring
12 38 (11.76%) Fintech
13 37 (11.46%) XML
14 36 (11.15%) Degree
15 35 (10.84%) Advertising
15 35 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (10.22%) Project Management
16 33 (10.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 32 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
18 30 (9.29%) Web Services
18 30 (9.29%) SAP
19 29 (8.98%) CSS
19 29 (8.98%) Waterfall
20 28 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
20 28 (8.67%) Analytics
20 28 (8.67%) Business Analysis

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 18 (5.57%) Appian
2 12 (3.72%) Confluence
3 10 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.79%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.17%) SAS
6 6 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.55%) Anypoint
7 5 (1.55%) JBoss
8 3 (0.93%) Apache
8 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.62%) CICS
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (9.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.93%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.33%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.24%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.93%) Staffware
4 2 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.31%) BPCS
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.79%) Office 365
4 8 (2.48%) npm
5 5 (1.55%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.55%) MailChimp
5 5 (1.55%) SaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.17%) DHCP
1 7 (2.17%) DNS
1 7 (2.17%) HTTP
1 7 (2.17%) LAN
2 5 (1.55%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.24%) Firewall
4 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.93%) WAN
5 2 (0.62%) SAN
5 2 (0.62%) VoIP
6 1 (0.31%) Internet
6 1 (0.31%) Intranet
6 1 (0.31%) MPLS
6 1 (0.31%) Skype
6 1 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (6.50%) NoSQL
5 19 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (4.64%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 10 (3.10%) MySQL
9 10 (3.10%) Power BI
9 10 (3.10%) SAP BW
10 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (2.17%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (1.86%) DB2
13 5 (1.55%) MS Access
13 5 (1.55%) PowerPivot
13 5 (1.55%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 28 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.26%) JIRA
4 14 (4.33%) Selenium
5 9 (2.79%) gulp
6 8 (2.48%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.48%) webpack
7 7 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.86%) JMeter
8 6 (1.86%) Maven
8 6 (1.86%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.55%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.24%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.24%) JUnit
10 4 (1.24%) Subversion
11 3 (0.93%) Ant
12 2 (0.62%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.62%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.62%) TestNG
General
1 42 (13.00%) Marketing
2 35 (10.84%) Advertising
3 27 (8.36%) Banking
4 18 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.95%) Retail
6 12 (3.72%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.41%) Electronics
8 8 (2.48%) Back Office
9 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.55%) Legal
10 4 (1.24%) Law
11 3 (0.93%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 96 (29.72%) Developer
2 51 (15.79%) Analyst
3 26 (8.05%) Business Analyst
4 24 (7.43%) Consultant
5 18 (5.57%) SQL Developer
6 17 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 17 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 16 (4.95%) Senior Software Engineer
7 16 (4.95%) VBA Developer
8 14 (4.33%) SAP Consultant
9 13 (4.02%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.72%) Architect
11 11 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (3.41%) Software Development Manager
11 11 (3.41%) Software Manager
12 10 (3.10%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.10%) SAP BW Consultant
12 10 (3.10%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.10%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (2.79%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.24%) HTML
2 41 (12.69%) .NET
3 37 (11.46%) XML
4 30 (9.29%) Web Services
5 29 (8.98%) CSS
6 27 (8.36%) ASP.NET
6 27 (8.36%) Spring
7 17 (5.26%) jQuery
8 15 (4.64%) AngularJS
8 15 (4.64%) HTML5
8 15 (4.64%) Spring Boot
9 14 (4.33%) SOAP
10 11 (3.41%) Hibernate
10 11 (3.41%) JSON
10 11 (3.41%) Node.js
10 11 (3.41%) React
10 11 (3.41%) REST
10 11 (3.41%) XSLT
11 10 (3.10%) Vue.js
12 9 (2.79%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.76%) Fintech
2 35 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.57%) User Experience
4 16 (4.95%) Digital Media
5 14 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.72%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.10%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.79%) Cloud Native
9 8 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.55%) Robotics
12 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.31%) Wiki
14 1 (0.31%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.57%) Linux
1 18 (5.57%) Windows
2 12 (3.72%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.48%) Unix
4 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.24%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.24%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (14.24%) Scrum
5 39 (12.07%) Mentoring
6 33 (10.22%) Project Management
7 29 (8.98%) Waterfall
8 28 (8.67%) Analytics
8 28 (8.67%) Business Analysis
8 28 (8.67%) TDD
9 26 (8.05%) SDLC
9 26 (8.05%) Software Engineering
10 24 (7.43%) E-Commerce
10 24 (7.43%) Functional Programming
10 24 (7.43%) Programme Management
10 24 (7.43%) Test Automation
11 23 (7.12%) Change Management
12 22 (6.81%) ITIL
13 21 (6.50%) OO
14 19 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 103 (31.89%) SQL
2 60 (18.58%) C#
3 50 (15.48%) Java
4 47 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 27 (8.36%) VBA
6 26 (8.05%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.57%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.64%) PHP
9 13 (4.02%) C
10 10 (3.10%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.79%) ES6
11 9 (2.79%) Java 8
12 8 (2.48%) Go
13 7 (2.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (1.86%) VB
15 4 (1.24%) Python
15 4 (1.24%) Scala
16 2 (0.62%) Groovy
16 2 (0.62%) R
16 2 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (11.15%) Degree
2 14 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.55%) MCSA
5 4 (1.24%) CISSP
5 4 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.93%) ISEB
7 2 (0.62%) MCSE
7 2 (0.62%) PMP
8 1 (0.31%) APMG
8 1 (0.31%) APMP
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) SSCP
8 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.12%) QA
2 8 (2.48%) SLA
3 6 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.55%) PMO
5 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.93%) GDPR
5 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (4.95%) Docker
2 15 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.93%) vSphere
6 2 (0.62%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.17%) SCCM
2 3 (0.93%) Ansible
2 3 (0.93%) Kibana
3 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.62%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 49 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.29%) SAP
3 27 (8.36%) Oracle
4 21 (6.50%) VMware
5 18 (5.57%) Google
6 12 (3.72%) Tableau
7 11 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.48%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.55%) Kofax
10 4 (1.24%) Cognos
10 4 (1.24%) OutSystems
10 4 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.93%) Adobe
11 3 (0.93%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.93%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.62%) Apple
12 2 (0.62%) IBM
12 2 (0.62%) NetApp
13 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.31%) Sage