Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 271 473 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.91% 24.11% 21.30%
As % of the General category 51.92% 57.54% 53.24%
Number of salaries quoted 231 420 478
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,550 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%

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 522 822 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 38.35% 41.90% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 443 721 799
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 0 187 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Newport -8 57 £41,875 +4.69% 5
Caerphilly +2 15 £40,000 +37.93%
Neath Port Talbot -8 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Torfaen +3 2 £75,000 +76.47%
Monmouthshire - 2 £50,000 -
Bridgend +7 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Gwent - 1 £50,000 -
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 87 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.97%) Scrum
3 45 (16.61%) Microsoft
4 44 (16.24%) SQL
4 44 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (14.76%) Waterfall
6 39 (14.39%) Retail
7 34 (12.55%) Project Management
7 34 (12.55%) Coaching
8 33 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (12.18%) Test Automation
9 32 (11.81%) SQL Server
9 32 (11.81%) SDLC
10 28 (10.33%) Java
11 27 (9.96%) Software Delivery
11 27 (9.96%) Fintech
12 26 (9.59%) JavaScript
13 25 (9.23%) ITIL
14 24 (8.86%) .NET
14 24 (8.86%) Degree
15 23 (8.49%) Business Analysis
15 23 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (8.49%) Windows
15 23 (8.49%) Mentoring
16 22 (8.12%) Defect Management
16 22 (8.12%) QA
17 21 (7.75%) Marketing
17 21 (7.75%) C#
17 21 (7.75%) SOAP
18 20 (7.38%) Microsoft Office

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 (1.48%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.11%) CMS
2 3 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.74%) Confluence
3 2 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.11%) 3ds Max
4 3 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.11%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.11%) SketchUp
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.21%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) Exstream
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.37%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.58%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.85%) Bluemix
4 5 (1.85%) IaaS
4 5 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (1.85%) Office 365
4 5 (1.85%) PaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.80%) LAN
2 12 (4.43%) Firewall
3 9 (3.32%) WAN
4 8 (2.95%) VPN
5 6 (2.21%) SAN
6 5 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.85%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.48%) BGP
7 4 (1.48%) DHCP
7 4 (1.48%) DNS
7 4 (1.48%) OSPF
8 3 (1.11%) HTTP
8 3 (1.11%) Internet
8 3 (1.11%) Network Security
8 3 (1.11%) VoIP
9 2 (0.74%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.74%) IPv4
9 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.69%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.58%) MySQL
6 5 (1.85%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.85%) MS Access
7 3 (1.11%) DB2
7 3 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.11%) OLAP
7 3 (1.11%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (1.11%) Power BI
7 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.74%) Big Data
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.54%) JIRA
2 12 (4.43%) Maven
3 9 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.32%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.95%) Selenium
5 7 (2.58%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.58%) JMeter
5 7 (2.58%) JUnit
6 6 (2.21%) Subversion
7 5 (1.85%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.48%) Ant
8 4 (1.48%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.48%) NetBeans
8 4 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.11%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.11%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.74%) Gradle
10 2 (0.74%) TestNG
10 2 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (14.39%) Retail
2 21 (7.75%) Marketing
3 19 (7.01%) Advertising
4 11 (4.06%) Banking
4 11 (4.06%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.32%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.95%) German Language
7 6 (2.21%) Electronics
8 3 (1.11%) Law
8 3 (1.11%) Legal
8 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (24.72%) Analyst
2 61 (22.51%) Developer
3 29 (10.70%) Project Manager
4 25 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
5 24 (8.86%) Business Analyst
6 20 (7.38%) Java Developer
6 20 (7.38%) Test Analyst
7 19 (7.01%) Senior Test Analyst
8 16 (5.90%) Consultant
9 14 (5.17%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.06%) Architect
10 11 (4.06%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.69%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.32%) Java Engineer
12 9 (3.32%) Java Software Engineer
13 8 (2.95%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.95%) Recruitment Consultant
13 8 (2.95%) Senior Developer
14 7 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.86%) .NET
2 21 (7.75%) SOAP
3 18 (6.64%) Spring
4 16 (5.90%) CSS
4 16 (5.90%) REST
5 15 (5.54%) AngularJS
5 15 (5.54%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.54%) HTML
5 15 (5.54%) Web Services
6 9 (3.32%) Hibernate
7 8 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.58%) React
8 7 (2.58%) XML
9 6 (2.21%) Node.js
9 6 (2.21%) RESTful
9 6 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.85%) J2EE
10 5 (1.85%) JSON
10 5 (1.85%) Velocity
11 4 (1.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.96%) Fintech
3 10 (3.69%) iSeries
4 9 (3.32%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.21%) User Experience
8 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.74%) AS400
9 2 (0.74%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.74%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.74%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.74%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.74%) NHS
9 2 (0.74%) Robotics
10 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.49%) Windows
2 18 (6.64%) Linux
3 10 (3.69%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.58%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.58%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.48%) Unix
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.74%) OS/400
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.37%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.97%) Scrum
3 40 (14.76%) Waterfall
4 34 (12.55%) Coaching
4 34 (12.55%) Project Management
5 33 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (12.18%) Test Automation
6 32 (11.81%) SDLC
7 27 (9.96%) Software Delivery
8 25 (9.23%) ITIL
9 23 (8.49%) Business Analysis
9 23 (8.49%) Mentoring
10 22 (8.12%) Defect Management
11 18 (6.64%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.64%) Test Management
11 18 (6.64%) Workload Management
12 17 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (5.90%) User Stories
14 14 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (4.43%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.24%) SQL
2 28 (10.33%) Java
3 26 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 21 (7.75%) C#
5 11 (4.06%) C
6 7 (2.58%) Scala
7 6 (2.21%) Python
7 6 (2.21%) VBA
8 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.85%) VB
9 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.48%) PHP
9 4 (1.48%) Ruby
9 4 (1.48%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.48%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.11%) RPG
11 2 (0.74%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (8.86%) Degree
2 17 (6.27%) ISTQB
3 14 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.85%) CCNA
5 5 (1.85%) CCNP
5 5 (1.85%) IIBA
6 4 (1.48%) CBAP
6 4 (1.48%) ISEB
6 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.11%) APMP
7 3 (1.11%) CEH
7 3 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.74%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.74%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.12%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) SLA
3 3 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.11%) PMO
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.54%) Docker
3 9 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.95%) Ansible
2 6 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.21%) Puppet
3 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.74%) Nagios
3 2 (0.74%) Nessus
3 2 (0.74%) Nmap
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.27%) Cisco
3 16 (5.90%) VMware
4 13 (4.80%) SAP
5 10 (3.69%) Oracle
6 9 (3.32%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.58%) IBM
7 7 (2.58%) Splunk
8 6 (2.21%) Avaya
8 6 (2.21%) Vyatta
9 5 (1.85%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.85%) Dell
9 5 (1.85%) F5
9 5 (1.85%) Juniper
10 4 (1.48%) Sage
11 3 (1.11%) Adobe
11 3 (1.11%) Citrix
11 3 (1.11%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.74%) EMC
12 2 (0.74%) Informatica