Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 296 387 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.72% 24.57% 22.95%
As % of the General category 55.43% 57.33% 54.05%
Number of salaries quoted 240 342 505
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +5.13%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +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 534 675 1,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 39.18% 42.86% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 451 569 822
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +0.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 0 192 £40,000 -11.11% 29
Newport +1 84 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Caerphilly -2 5 £52,500 +90.91%
Bridgend -2 4 £48,750 +14.71%
Neath Port Talbot -4 2 £62,500 +104.92% 2
Torfaen - 1 £57,500 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 138 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (18.24%) SQL
4 52 (17.57%) C#
5 50 (16.89%) Scrum
6 46 (15.54%) .NET
7 44 (14.86%) SQL Server
8 43 (14.53%) Advertising
9 39 (13.18%) Microsoft
10 38 (12.84%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 37 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (12.16%) SAP
12 36 (12.16%) PRINCE2
12 36 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (11.82%) Waterfall
14 32 (10.81%) Project Management
15 31 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
16 30 (10.14%) HTML
16 30 (10.14%) MVC
17 29 (9.80%) CMMI
17 29 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (9.46%) Mentoring
18 28 (9.46%) Project Planning
18 28 (9.46%) Test Automation
18 28 (9.46%) JavaScript
18 28 (9.46%) SDLC
19 26 (8.78%) Fintech
19 26 (8.78%) 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 11 (3.72%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.03%) NetWeaver
2 6 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.69%) CMS
4 3 (1.01%) SAS
5 2 (0.68%) Apache
5 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.34%) CICS
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.01%) 3ds Max
4 3 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.01%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.01%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.34%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.34%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.03%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.34%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.69%) LAN
1 5 (1.69%) SAN
2 3 (1.01%) Firewall
2 3 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.68%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.34%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) VoIP
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.07%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (2.70%) SAP BW
5 8 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.03%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.69%) Big Data
7 5 (1.69%) MySQL
7 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.35%) MS Access
8 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.01%) Biml
10 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (7.43%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.36%) Maven
4 6 (2.03%) JUnit
4 6 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.69%) Ant
5 5 (1.69%) Gradle
5 5 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.69%) JIRA
5 5 (1.69%) Selenium
5 5 (1.69%) Subversion
5 5 (1.69%) TestNG
6 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.34%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.34%) MbUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.34%) MSTest
8 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (14.53%) Advertising
2 26 (8.78%) Banking
3 13 (4.39%) Investment Banking
3 13 (4.39%) Marketing
4 10 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.70%) Retail
6 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.03%) Back Office
7 6 (2.03%) Electronics
7 6 (2.03%) Law
8 4 (1.35%) Legal
8 4 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 69 (23.31%) Analyst
1 69 (23.31%) Developer
2 42 (14.19%) Project Manager
3 26 (8.78%) Business Analyst
3 26 (8.78%) Consultant
4 20 (6.76%) C# Developer
5 19 (6.42%) SAP Consultant
6 16 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 15 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (4.05%) Test Analyst
9 11 (3.72%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.38%) Architect
10 10 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (3.38%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.04%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.04%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.70%) SAP BW Consultant
12 8 (2.70%) SAP Developer
12 8 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.54%) .NET
2 30 (10.14%) HTML
3 24 (8.11%) CSS
4 21 (7.09%) ASP.NET
5 20 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (6.42%) XML
7 14 (4.73%) REST
7 14 (4.73%) SOAP
7 14 (4.73%) Web Services
8 13 (4.39%) AngularJS
8 13 (4.39%) BAPI
8 13 (4.39%) SAP ALE
9 8 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (2.70%) SAP PI
9 8 (2.70%) Spring
10 7 (2.36%) RESTful
11 6 (2.03%) jQuery
11 6 (2.03%) SAP Basis
11 6 (2.03%) SAP Fiori
11 6 (2.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.78%) Fintech
3 24 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.70%) User Experience
7 6 (2.03%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.35%) AS400
8 4 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.35%) iSeries
8 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.68%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.34%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) Life Science
10 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.08%) Windows
2 15 (5.07%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.38%) Linux
4 4 (1.35%) Unix
4 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.01%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) CentOS
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (46.62%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (16.89%) Scrum
4 38 (12.84%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 37 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (12.16%) PRINCE2
7 35 (11.82%) Waterfall
8 32 (10.81%) Project Management
9 30 (10.14%) MVC
10 29 (9.80%) CMMI
10 29 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (9.46%) Mentoring
11 28 (9.46%) Project Planning
11 28 (9.46%) SDLC
11 28 (9.46%) Test Automation
12 22 (7.43%) Business Analysis
13 21 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (6.76%) Product Management
15 19 (6.42%) CRM
16 18 (6.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 54 (18.24%) SQL
2 52 (17.57%) C#
3 28 (9.46%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.11%) Java
5 14 (4.73%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.39%) ABAP
7 9 (3.04%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.70%) Python
8 8 (2.70%) VBA
9 6 (2.03%) C
9 6 (2.03%) VB
9 6 (2.03%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.35%) Erlang
11 3 (1.01%) PHP
11 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.68%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.68%) R
12 2 (0.68%) RPG
12 2 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (8.11%) Degree
2 13 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (3.04%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.03%) ISEB
6 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.68%) CEH
8 2 (0.68%) CITP
8 2 (0.68%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.68%) MCSA
8 2 (0.68%) OSCP
9 1 (0.34%) CBAP
9 1 (0.34%) CCNP
9 1 (0.34%) IIBA
9 1 (0.34%) MCSE
9 1 (0.34%) PhD
9 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.07%) QA
2 8 (2.70%) SLA
3 6 (2.03%) PMO
4 2 (0.68%) P3O
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.36%) Docker
2 7 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.03%) Ansible
2 4 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.68%) Nessus
3 2 (0.68%) Nmap
3 2 (0.68%) Terraform
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.16%) SAP
3 11 (3.72%) Oracle
4 9 (3.04%) VMware
5 6 (2.03%) hybris
6 5 (1.69%) Cisco
7 4 (1.35%) Cognos
7 4 (1.35%) Google
8 3 (1.01%) Adobe
8 3 (1.01%) Apple
8 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.68%) IBM
9 2 (0.68%) Meraki
9 2 (0.68%) Qualys
9 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.68%) Tableau
10 1 (0.34%) Citrix
10 1 (0.34%) HP
10 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.34%) Twitter