Period
to 23 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 272 340 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.44% 17.50% 21.56%
As % of the General category 47.80% 50.30% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 240 288 422
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,025 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,550 £61,450 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 569 676 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 32.29% 34.79% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 464 564 783
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Wales

Finance
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Finance in Wales

Finance
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Wales over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Wales

Finance
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. 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
South Wales -3 254 £44,000 +10.00% 26
North Wales +9 8 £55,000 +69.23% 6
West Wales -10 4 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Mid Wales +25 2 £57,500 +9.52%
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 128 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.00%) SQL
3 62 (22.79%) SQL Server
4 61 (22.43%) Microsoft
5 59 (21.69%) HTML
6 51 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 51 (18.75%) C#
6 51 (18.75%) .NET
7 49 (18.01%) Degree
8 48 (17.65%) Project Management
9 43 (15.81%) Mentoring
10 42 (15.44%) CSS
11 39 (14.34%) Advertising
11 39 (14.34%) Marketing
11 39 (14.34%) Fintech
12 37 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (13.60%) ASP.NET
13 35 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (12.13%) Change Management
15 32 (11.76%) Scrum
16 30 (11.03%) Test Automation
17 29 (10.66%) QA
17 29 (10.66%) Software Engineering
18 28 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 27 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (9.93%) Waterfall
19 27 (9.93%) XML
20 26 (9.56%) ITIL
20 26 (9.56%) Windows

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (4.41%) Appian
2 10 (3.68%) Confluence
3 9 (3.31%) SAS
4 7 (2.57%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.74%) Apache
7 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.37%) Drupal
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) JBoss
8 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.37%) nginx
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (8.46%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Notepad++
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
4 1 (0.37%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.10%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.10%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.74%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.68%) Office 365
3 8 (2.94%) npm
4 7 (2.57%) GitHub
4 7 (2.57%) SaaS
5 3 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.37%) G Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.57%) DHCP
1 7 (2.57%) DNS
1 7 (2.57%) Firewall
2 5 (1.84%) HTTP
2 5 (1.84%) SAN
3 4 (1.47%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.47%) LAN
3 4 (1.47%) VPN
4 3 (1.10%) WAN
5 2 (0.74%) Internet
5 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.74%) Wireless
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.37%) RS-232
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) VoIP
6 1 (0.37%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (22.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.15%) MySQL
3 14 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.94%) Power BI
6 8 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.57%) DB2
8 6 (2.21%) Big Data
8 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.47%) PowerPivot
10 4 (1.47%) SAS EBI
11 3 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (1.10%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (9.56%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.46%) JIRA
4 14 (5.15%) Selenium
5 9 (3.31%) gulp
6 8 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.94%) Subversion
6 8 (2.94%) webpack
7 7 (2.57%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.47%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.47%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.10%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.10%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.74%) JUnit
10 2 (0.74%) MbUnit
10 2 (0.74%) MSTest
10 2 (0.74%) NUnit
10 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (14.34%) Advertising
1 39 (14.34%) Marketing
2 22 (8.09%) Retail
3 20 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.51%) Electronics
4 15 (5.51%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.41%) Banking
6 5 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.10%) Back Office
8 3 (1.10%) Games
9 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.74%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 55 (20.22%) Analyst
2 46 (16.91%) Developer
3 21 (7.72%) Development Manager
4 18 (6.62%) Business Analyst
4 18 (6.62%) Software Development Manager
4 18 (6.62%) Software Manager
5 17 (6.25%) Architect
5 17 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 16 (5.88%) Consultant
6 16 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (3.31%) .NET Developer
8 9 (3.31%) Project Manager
8 9 (3.31%) Senior Developer
9 8 (2.94%) C# Developer
9 8 (2.94%) Security Analyst
9 8 (2.94%) SQL Developer
9 8 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.69%) HTML
2 51 (18.75%) .NET
3 42 (15.44%) CSS
4 37 (13.60%) ASP.NET
5 27 (9.93%) XML
6 21 (7.72%) HTML5
7 16 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.51%) jQuery
9 13 (4.78%) React
9 13 (4.78%) Vue.js
10 12 (4.41%) Sass
11 11 (4.04%) Ajax
11 11 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (4.04%) Node.js
12 10 (3.68%) Redux
12 10 (3.68%) Web Services
13 8 (2.94%) XSLT
14 6 (2.21%) JSON
14 6 (2.21%) SOAP
15 5 (1.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.34%) Fintech
2 21 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 13 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.04%) Robotics
7 10 (3.68%) User Experience
8 9 (3.31%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.57%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.10%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.37%) CMDB
13 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.37%) LIMS
13 1 (0.37%) Social Media
13 1 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.56%) Windows
2 14 (5.15%) Linux
3 11 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.47%) Unix
5 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.74%) Android
6 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.74%) CentOS
6 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (17.65%) Project Management
3 43 (15.81%) Mentoring
4 37 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (12.13%) Change Management
7 32 (11.76%) Scrum
8 30 (11.03%) Test Automation
9 29 (10.66%) Software Engineering
10 27 (9.93%) Waterfall
11 26 (9.56%) ITIL
12 25 (9.19%) SDLC
13 24 (8.82%) Programme Management
14 23 (8.46%) Analytics
14 23 (8.46%) Software Delivery
15 22 (8.09%) Business Analysis
16 21 (7.72%) DevOps
16 21 (7.72%) E-Commerce
17 20 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (7.35%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.00%) SQL
2 51 (18.75%) C#
2 51 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 26 (9.56%) PHP
4 24 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.09%) Java
6 14 (5.15%) Python
7 13 (4.78%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.31%) C++
8 9 (3.31%) ES6
9 6 (2.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (2.21%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.21%) VBA
10 4 (1.47%) C
10 4 (1.47%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.10%) Delphi
11 3 (1.10%) R
11 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.74%) Ruby
12 2 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (18.01%) Degree
2 8 (2.94%) CISSP
3 7 (2.57%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.21%) ISEB
4 6 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.47%) MBA
7 3 (1.10%) CEH
7 3 (1.10%) CISM
7 3 (1.10%) PMP
8 2 (0.74%) CBAP
8 2 (0.74%) CISMP
8 2 (0.74%) CITP
8 2 (0.74%) IIBA
8 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.37%) AAT
9 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.66%) QA
2 14 (5.15%) SLA
3 10 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.57%) PMO
5 6 (2.21%) GDPR
6 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.37%) GAAP
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.84%) Docker
4 3 (1.10%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) HDFS
5 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.84%) Ansible
1 5 (1.84%) SCCM
2 4 (1.47%) Kibana
2 4 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.37%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) Nessus
4 1 (0.37%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.37%) Terraform
4 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (22.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.82%) Oracle
3 21 (7.72%) SAP
4 17 (6.25%) VMware
5 10 (3.68%) IBM
6 9 (3.31%) Google
7 6 (2.21%) Blue Prism
7 6 (2.21%) Kofax
8 5 (1.84%) Adobe
8 5 (1.84%) Automation Anywhere
8 5 (1.84%) Cognos
8 5 (1.84%) UiPath
9 4 (1.47%) Apple
9 4 (1.47%) Cisco
9 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.47%) Tableau
10 3 (1.10%) NetApp
10 3 (1.10%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.10%) Sybase
11 2 (0.74%) Citrix