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

Financial
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 306 298 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.64% 22.09% 23.69%
As % of the General category 57.09% 54.08% 58.96%
Number of salaries quoted 240 268 476
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £29,913 £30,875 £27,113
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,875 £57,625
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 536 551 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 34.40% 40.85% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 430 473 777
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,000 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +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 21 October 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 October 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 -1 232 £42,500 -5.56% 42
Newport +5 56 £42,500 - 6
Bridgend -1 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Caerphilly -10 3 £40,000 -
Neath Port Talbot +2 2 £56,250 +2.27%
Torfaen +2 1 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 130 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (30.72%) SQL
3 58 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (16.67%) Scrum
6 50 (16.34%) Java
7 47 (15.36%) C#
8 40 (13.07%) SQL Server
8 40 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (12.09%) SAP
11 36 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
12 34 (11.11%) Banking
13 33 (10.78%) Microsoft
14 32 (10.46%) Web Services
15 31 (10.13%) XML
16 30 (9.80%) JavaScript
17 29 (9.48%) HTML
17 29 (9.48%) VBA
17 29 (9.48%) Spring
17 29 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (9.48%) Degree
17 29 (9.48%) Fintech
18 27 (8.82%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
18 27 (8.82%) Analytics
19 26 (8.50%) Test Automation
19 26 (8.50%) SDLC
20 25 (8.17%) Mentoring
20 25 (8.17%) .NET
20 25 (8.17%) Advertising

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 (3.59%) Appian
1 11 (3.59%) Confluence
2 6 (1.96%) SAS
2 6 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.63%) Anypoint
3 5 (1.63%) JBoss
3 5 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.31%) CMS
4 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.98%) Apache
5 3 (0.98%) CICS
5 3 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.98%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.31%) EngageOne
2 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (5.88%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.31%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.31%) Staffware
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) BPCS
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Lawson
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.94%) Office 365
5 6 (1.96%) SaaS
6 5 (1.63%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.63%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.65%) npm
7 2 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) GitHub
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.29%) HTTP
2 6 (1.96%) LAN
3 5 (1.63%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.98%) WAN
5 2 (0.65%) DHCP
5 2 (0.65%) DNS
5 2 (0.65%) Firewall
5 2 (0.65%) SAN
6 1 (0.33%) Internet
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) MPLS
6 1 (0.33%) Skype
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (6.86%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 14 (4.58%) SAP BW
7 14 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.94%) Power BI
9 9 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.29%) MySQL
10 7 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.96%) MS Access
11 6 (1.96%) SAS EBI
12 5 (1.63%) DB2
12 5 (1.63%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 14 (4.58%) JIRA
1 14 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.59%) Selenium
4 9 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.61%) Maven
6 7 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.96%) JMeter
7 6 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.96%) Subversion
8 5 (1.63%) Ant
8 5 (1.63%) JUnit
9 4 (1.31%) Gradle
9 4 (1.31%) TestNG
10 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.98%) Gerrit
10 3 (0.98%) gulp
10 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 34 (11.11%) Banking
2 25 (8.17%) Advertising
3 24 (7.84%) Marketing
4 13 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.59%) Back Office
6 8 (2.61%) Retail
7 7 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.96%) Law
8 6 (1.96%) Legal
9 5 (1.63%) Electronics
10 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Billing
11 2 (0.65%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (31.05%) Developer
2 52 (16.99%) Analyst
3 25 (8.17%) Consultant
4 22 (7.19%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.19%) SAP Consultant
5 18 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 16 (5.23%) VBA Developer
7 14 (4.58%) SAP BW Consultant
8 12 (3.92%) Java Developer
8 12 (3.92%) Software Developer
9 11 (3.59%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.27%) Project Manager
11 9 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (2.94%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.94%) Development Manager
12 8 (2.61%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.61%) Financial Analyst
12 8 (2.61%) Service Analyst
13 7 (2.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.46%) Web Services
2 31 (10.13%) XML
3 29 (9.48%) HTML
3 29 (9.48%) Spring
4 25 (8.17%) .NET
5 18 (5.88%) Spring Boot
6 16 (5.23%) CSS
7 15 (4.90%) ASP.NET
8 14 (4.58%) SOAP
9 12 (3.92%) REST
10 11 (3.59%) jQuery
10 11 (3.59%) JSON
11 10 (3.27%) Hibernate
11 10 (3.27%) Swagger
12 9 (2.94%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.94%) RxJava
13 7 (2.29%) BAPI
13 7 (2.29%) Java EE
13 7 (2.29%) SAP ALE
14 6 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.48%) Fintech
3 19 (6.21%) User Experience
4 13 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.94%) Cloud Native
6 9 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.63%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.98%) AS400
9 3 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.65%) Robotics
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.90%) Linux
2 13 (4.25%) Windows
3 8 (2.61%) Unix
4 7 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.31%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.65%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (16.67%) Scrum
5 27 (8.82%) Analytics
5 27 (8.82%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 26 (8.50%) SDLC
6 26 (8.50%) Test Automation
7 25 (8.17%) Mentoring
8 22 (7.19%) Business Analysis
8 22 (7.19%) Waterfall
9 21 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (6.54%) CRM
10 20 (6.54%) Project Management
11 19 (6.21%) MVC
12 18 (5.88%) Process Improvement
13 17 (5.56%) TDD
13 17 (5.56%) Visualisation
14 16 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (5.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 94 (30.72%) SQL
2 50 (16.34%) Java
3 47 (15.36%) C#
4 30 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.48%) VBA
6 19 (6.21%) T-SQL
7 15 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.92%) C
9 11 (3.59%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.27%) Java 8
11 8 (2.61%) VB
12 7 (2.29%) ABAP
13 6 (1.96%) Go
14 5 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (1.31%) PHP
16 3 (0.98%) Erlang
16 3 (0.98%) Scala
17 2 (0.65%) Groovy
17 2 (0.65%) Python
17 2 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (9.48%) Degree
2 18 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.63%) ISEB
5 4 (1.31%) CISSP
5 4 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.31%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.31%) MCSA
6 2 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) APMG
7 1 (0.33%) APMP
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) CITP
7 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.33%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.33%) SSCP
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.21%) QA
2 7 (2.29%) SLA
3 6 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.98%) PMO
5 2 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.65%) GDPR
5 2 (0.65%) P3O
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (5.56%) Docker
2 10 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Ansible
1 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.65%) Puppet
1 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (12.09%) SAP
2 33 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.19%) Oracle
4 19 (6.21%) Google
5 13 (4.25%) VMware
6 12 (3.92%) Tableau
7 10 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.61%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.31%) OutSystems
10 4 (1.31%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.98%) Cisco
11 3 (0.98%) Cognos
11 3 (0.98%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.65%) Adobe
12 2 (0.65%) Citrix
12 2 (0.65%) hybris
12 2 (0.65%) IBM
13 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.33%) F5