The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Wales / Swansea
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 3
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 17 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 13.71% 10.00% 32.50%
As % of the General category 53.13% 36.84% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 6
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -48.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Swansea
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32 19 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 25.81% 27.14% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 10
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -47.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £24,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Swansea

Finance
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Swansea.

Salary trend for Finance in Swansea

Finance
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Swansea over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Finance.

1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) SIEM
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (20.00%) OOD
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) vSphere
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) CentOS
6 2 (10.00%) Power BI
6 2 (10.00%) Splunk
6 2 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Power BI
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Governance Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) LINQ
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) SIEM
2 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (20.00%) OOD
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Internal Audit
6 1 (5.00%) ISMS
6 1 (5.00%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) APMP
1 1 (5.00%) CEH
1 1 (5.00%) CISM
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (10.00%) Splunk
1 2 (10.00%) VMware