Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 330 501 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.90% 22.13% 25.74%
As % of the General category 54.55% 56.93% 60.75%
Number of salaries quoted 307 456 607
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% +5.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,000 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.89% +1.33%

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 605 880 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 40.15% 38.87% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 525 756 909
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,750 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 244 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Newport -1 54 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Caerphilly -1 13 £40,000 +37.93% 6
Monmouthshire - 8 £44,000 -
Neath Port Talbot +4 5 £52,500 +23.53%
Bridgend +19 2 £33,000 -22.35%
Torfaen +6 1 £75,000 +11.11%
Gwent - 1 £50,000 -
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 124 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.52%) SQL
3 60 (18.18%) Degree
4 51 (15.45%) Project Management
5 45 (13.64%) Scrum
6 43 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 36 (10.91%) Advertising
9 35 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (10.61%) SDLC
10 32 (9.70%) .NET
10 32 (9.70%) Web Services
11 30 (9.09%) Java
11 30 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 30 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 29 (8.79%) C#
12 29 (8.79%) Software Engineering
13 28 (8.48%) Marketing
13 28 (8.48%) Oracle
14 25 (7.58%) Windows
14 25 (7.58%) ISEB
14 25 (7.58%) Business Analysis
14 25 (7.58%) Spring
15 24 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 24 (7.27%) Waterfall
15 24 (7.27%) ITIL
15 24 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (6.97%) CSS
16 23 (6.97%) Service Management
16 23 (6.97%) QA

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 5 (1.52%) SAS
2 4 (1.21%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.21%) CMS
2 4 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.61%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.61%) Apache
3 2 (0.61%) Documentum
3 2 (0.61%) Drupal
3 2 (0.61%) FileNet
3 2 (0.61%) IIS
3 2 (0.61%) Liferay
3 2 (0.61%) LiveCycle
3 2 (0.61%) LiveLink
3 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.61%) WordPress
4 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.42%) Office 365
4 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.61%) AdWords
6 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.30%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.64%) Internet
2 7 (2.12%) Firewall
2 7 (2.12%) SAN
3 5 (1.52%) VPN
3 5 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.21%) HTTP
4 4 (1.21%) LAN
4 4 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.21%) WAN
5 2 (0.61%) H.323
5 2 (0.61%) LDAP
5 2 (0.61%) NAS
5 2 (0.61%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.36%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.94%) MySQL
4 13 (3.94%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.52%) Big Data
7 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.21%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.21%) Pentaho
9 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.91%) Power BI
10 2 (0.61%) QlikView
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.61%) SQLite
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.42%) Maven
4 7 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.82%) JIRA
6 4 (1.21%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.21%) Selenium
6 4 (1.21%) Subversion
7 2 (0.61%) Ant
7 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.61%) NMock
7 2 (0.61%) NUnit
7 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.61%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.61%) Xcode
8 1 (0.30%) ERwin
8 1 (0.30%) GitLab
8 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (10.91%) Advertising
2 28 (8.48%) Marketing
3 21 (6.36%) Financial Institution
3 21 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 20 (6.06%) Banking
5 12 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.03%) Electronics
7 5 (1.52%) Retail
8 4 (1.21%) German Language
9 3 (0.91%) Publishing
9 3 (0.91%) Welsh Language
10 2 (0.61%) Billing
10 2 (0.61%) Legal
10 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (24.55%) Developer
2 58 (17.58%) Analyst
3 34 (10.30%) Business Analyst
4 31 (9.39%) Architect
5 22 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 20 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
6 20 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.76%) Consultant
8 17 (5.15%) .NET Developer
9 16 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.55%) Auditor
10 15 (4.55%) Graduate
10 15 (4.55%) IT Auditor
11 14 (4.24%) IT Graduate
12 13 (3.94%) Senior Manager
13 12 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
13 12 (3.64%) Financial Business Analyst
13 12 (3.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 12 (3.64%) Service Analyst
13 12 (3.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.70%) .NET
1 32 (9.70%) Web Services
2 25 (7.58%) Spring
3 23 (6.97%) CSS
4 21 (6.36%) AngularJS
4 21 (6.36%) HTML
5 17 (5.15%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.94%) HTML5
6 13 (3.94%) RESTful
6 13 (3.94%) SOAP
6 13 (3.94%) XML
7 12 (3.64%) CSS3
7 12 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (3.33%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.73%) jQuery
9 9 (2.73%) React
10 7 (2.12%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.12%) Java EE
11 6 (1.82%) REST
11 6 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.24%) Fintech
3 10 (3.03%) Online Banking
4 9 (2.73%) Cyber Attack
4 9 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.42%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (2.42%) User Experience
6 6 (1.82%) Social Media
7 4 (1.21%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.21%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.91%) CMDB
8 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.61%) Clustering
9 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.61%) iSeries
9 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.58%) Windows
2 15 (4.55%) Linux
3 8 (2.42%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.52%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.21%) Android
6 3 (0.91%) Unix
6 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.61%) AIX
7 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.61%) Solaris
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (15.45%) Project Management
3 45 (13.64%) Scrum
4 35 (10.61%) SDLC
4 35 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (8.79%) Software Engineering
6 25 (7.58%) Business Analysis
7 24 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (7.27%) ITIL
7 24 (7.27%) Waterfall
8 23 (6.97%) Service Management
9 22 (6.67%) ETL
9 22 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 21 (6.36%) Change Management
11 18 (5.45%) Service Delivery
11 18 (5.45%) UML
12 17 (5.15%) DevOps
12 17 (5.15%) MVC
12 17 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (4.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (21.52%) SQL
2 30 (9.09%) Java
2 30 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 29 (8.79%) C#
4 20 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 19 (5.76%) C
6 7 (2.12%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.82%) PHP
7 6 (1.82%) Python
7 6 (1.82%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.61%) R
8 2 (0.61%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) ABAP
9 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (18.18%) Degree
2 25 (7.58%) ISEB
3 12 (3.64%) CBAP
3 12 (3.64%) IIBA
4 9 (2.73%) HND
5 8 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.52%) PMP
7 4 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CITP
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (6.97%) QA
3 15 (4.55%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.42%) PMO
4 8 (2.42%) SLA
5 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) Ansible
2 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.61%) Puppet
2 2 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.30%) Nagios
3 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.48%) Oracle
3 17 (5.15%) SAP
4 11 (3.33%) VMware
5 8 (2.42%) Cisco
6 5 (1.52%) Google
6 5 (1.52%) Tableau
7 4 (1.21%) Avaya
7 4 (1.21%) IBM
7 4 (1.21%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.21%) Twitter
8 3 (0.91%) Adobe
8 3 (0.91%) ICL
8 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.61%) FatWire
9 2 (0.61%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.61%) Sencha
9 2 (0.61%) Veeam
9 2 (0.61%) Veritas
9 2 (0.61%) Vignette