Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 288 528 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.66% 24.19% 23.91%
As % of the General category 50.62% 60.21% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 263 478 571
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 £29,250 £26,925 £28,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,600 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% +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 569 877 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 40.82% 40.17% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 492 773 864
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,875 £56,250 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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 0 200 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Newport -5 63 £41,250 +3.13%
Caerphilly +6 19 £40,000 +37.93%
Neath Port Talbot -6 4 £55,000 +40.13%
Torfaen 0 2 £75,000 +50.00%
Monmouthshire - 2 £50,000 -
Bridgend +10 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Gwent - 1 £50,000 -
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 97 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 47 (16.32%) SQL
4 46 (15.97%) Project Management
5 40 (13.89%) Scrum
6 36 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (11.81%) SDLC
8 30 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (10.42%) SQL Server
8 30 (10.42%) Degree
9 29 (10.07%) Marketing
10 28 (9.72%) Waterfall
10 28 (9.72%) Java
10 28 (9.72%) JavaScript
11 26 (9.03%) Web Services
11 26 (9.03%) QA
12 25 (8.68%) Advertising
13 23 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (7.99%) Retail
14 22 (7.64%) C#
14 22 (7.64%) Windows
14 22 (7.64%) Telecoms
14 22 (7.64%) Coaching
15 21 (7.29%) .NET
16 20 (6.94%) ITIL
16 20 (6.94%) Business Analysis
16 20 (6.94%) Fintech
17 19 (6.60%) Spring
17 19 (6.60%) Software Engineering
17 19 (6.60%) Linux

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 (1.39%) CMS
2 3 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.69%) Apache
3 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.69%) Confluence
3 2 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.69%) SAS
3 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.69%) WordPress
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.35%) Exstream
5 1 (0.35%) Magento
5 1 (0.35%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.08%) Office 365
5 5 (1.74%) Bluemix
5 5 (1.74%) IaaS
5 5 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (1.74%) PaaS
6 3 (1.04%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.04%) SaaS
7 2 (0.69%) AdWords
7 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.51%) Internet
1 13 (4.51%) LAN
2 11 (3.82%) Firewall
3 9 (3.13%) WAN
4 8 (2.78%) VPN
5 5 (1.74%) SAN
5 5 (1.74%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.39%) BGP
6 4 (1.39%) DHCP
6 4 (1.39%) DNS
6 4 (1.39%) OSPF
6 4 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.04%) HTTP
7 3 (1.04%) Network Security
7 3 (1.04%) VoIP
8 2 (0.69%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.69%) H.323
8 2 (0.69%) MPLS
8 2 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.82%) MySQL
4 6 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.74%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.69%) Big Data
8 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.69%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.69%) Power BI
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.69%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 16 (5.56%) JIRA
2 10 (3.47%) Maven
3 8 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.08%) JUnit
4 6 (2.08%) Selenium
4 6 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.04%) Ant
7 3 (1.04%) JMeter
7 3 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.04%) Subversion
7 3 (1.04%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.69%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.69%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.35%) NUnit
9 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (10.07%) Marketing
2 25 (8.68%) Advertising
3 23 (7.99%) Retail
4 22 (7.64%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.90%) Banking
6 14 (4.86%) Manufacturing
7 12 (4.17%) Financial Institution
8 9 (3.13%) Electronics
9 8 (2.78%) German Language
10 3 (1.04%) Legal
10 3 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Law
11 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Billing
12 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (22.22%) Developer
2 59 (20.49%) Analyst
3 28 (9.72%) Project Manager
4 25 (8.68%) Business Analyst
5 23 (7.99%) Java Developer
6 22 (7.64%) Architect
7 20 (6.94%) Consultant
8 13 (4.51%) .NET Developer
9 11 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (3.82%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.82%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (3.13%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (2.78%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.78%) Digital Architect
11 8 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (2.78%) Lead Architect
11 8 (2.78%) Recruitment Consultant
11 8 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.03%) Web Services
2 21 (7.29%) .NET
3 19 (6.60%) Spring
4 18 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 16 (5.56%) SOAP
6 15 (5.21%) ASP.NET
6 15 (5.21%) CSS
6 15 (5.21%) HTML
7 11 (3.82%) REST
8 10 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (3.13%) RESTful
10 8 (2.78%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.78%) React
10 8 (2.78%) XML
11 7 (2.43%) Node.js
12 6 (2.08%) HTML5
13 5 (1.74%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.74%) CSS3
13 5 (1.74%) Velocity
14 4 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.94%) Fintech
3 10 (3.47%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.13%) iSeries
4 9 (3.13%) Online Banking
5 8 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (2.08%) User Experience
7 5 (1.74%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.39%) Social Media
9 3 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.69%) AS400
10 2 (0.69%) Clustering
10 2 (0.69%) CMDB
10 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.69%) NHS
11 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.64%) Windows
2 19 (6.60%) Linux
3 10 (3.47%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.04%) Unix
4 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.69%) AIX
5 2 (0.69%) OS/400
5 2 (0.69%) Solaris
5 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) CentOS
6 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.35%) VyOS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (15.97%) Project Management
3 40 (13.89%) Scrum
4 34 (11.81%) SDLC
5 30 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (9.72%) Waterfall
7 23 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (7.64%) Coaching
9 20 (6.94%) Business Analysis
9 20 (6.94%) ITIL
10 19 (6.60%) Software Engineering
10 19 (6.60%) UML
11 18 (6.25%) PRINCE2
12 16 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.21%) Test Scripting
13 15 (5.21%) User Stories
14 14 (4.86%) Contingency Planning
14 14 (4.86%) E-Commerce
14 14 (4.86%) Mathematics
14 14 (4.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.32%) SQL
2 28 (9.72%) Java
2 28 (9.72%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.64%) C#
4 14 (4.86%) C
5 6 (2.08%) Scala
5 6 (2.08%) TypeScript
6 5 (1.74%) PHP
6 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.39%) Python
7 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.69%) RPG
9 2 (0.69%) RPG IV
9 2 (0.69%) Ruby
9 2 (0.69%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (10.42%) Degree
2 14 (4.86%) ISEB
3 7 (2.43%) IIBA
3 7 (2.43%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (2.08%) CBAP
5 5 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.39%) CCNP
6 4 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.04%) APMP
7 3 (1.04%) CCNA
7 3 (1.04%) HND
7 3 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.69%) VCP5
9 1 (0.35%) CITP
9 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.03%) QA
2 12 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.78%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.08%) SLA
5 3 (1.04%) PMO
6 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.82%) Docker
3 10 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.13%) Ansible
2 6 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.08%) Puppet
3 3 (1.04%) Nagios
4 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.69%) SCCM
4 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (17.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.25%) SAP
3 17 (5.90%) VMware
4 16 (5.56%) Cisco
5 12 (4.17%) Oracle
6 9 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.43%) IBM
7 7 (2.43%) Splunk
8 6 (2.08%) Avaya
8 6 (2.08%) Vyatta
9 5 (1.74%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.74%) F5
9 5 (1.74%) Google
9 5 (1.74%) Juniper
10 4 (1.39%) Dell
10 4 (1.39%) Sage
11 3 (1.04%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.04%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.04%) Tableau
11 3 (1.04%) Twitter