Period
to 16 January 2018

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

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 333 508 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.15% 21.19% 20.10%
As % of the General category 49.26% 53.03% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 278 436 515
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £26,775 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,300 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 676 958 1,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.81% 39.97% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 543 805 884
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,100 £22,378 £26,000
90th Percentile £56,450 £57,500 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 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
South Wales -2 274 £42,500 +6.25% 39
West Wales +8 22 £40,000 -26.61% 10
North Wales +1 12 £30,000 -11.11% 5
Mid Wales -16 10 £52,500 - 1
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 100 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (16.82%) SQL
3 56 (16.82%) Microsoft
4 55 (16.52%) Scrum
5 47 (14.11%) SDLC
6 44 (13.21%) Project Management
6 44 (13.21%) SQL Server
7 42 (12.61%) Waterfall
8 39 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (11.71%) Retail
9 38 (11.41%) Java
10 37 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 35 (10.51%) JavaScript
11 35 (10.51%) Coaching
12 33 (9.91%) Degree
13 31 (9.31%) C#
14 29 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
14 29 (8.71%) Fintech
15 27 (8.11%) .NET
15 27 (8.11%) Software Delivery
16 26 (7.81%) Mentoring
16 26 (7.81%) ITIL
17 24 (7.21%) CSS
18 23 (6.91%) HTML
18 23 (6.91%) Windows
18 23 (6.91%) Business Analysis
18 23 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (6.91%) QA

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 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.90%) CMS
2 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.60%) Confluence
3 2 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.30%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.90%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.90%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 9 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (1.80%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Exstream
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.50%) Bluemix
4 5 (1.50%) IaaS
4 5 (1.50%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (1.50%) Office 365
4 5 (1.50%) PaaS
4 5 (1.50%) SaaS
5 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.50%) Firewall
2 13 (3.90%) LAN
3 9 (2.70%) WAN
4 8 (2.40%) VPN
5 6 (1.80%) SAN
6 5 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.50%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.20%) BGP
7 4 (1.20%) DHCP
7 4 (1.20%) DNS
7 4 (1.20%) OSPF
8 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.90%) HTTP
8 3 (0.90%) Internet
8 3 (0.90%) Network Security
8 3 (0.90%) VoIP
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.60%) H.323
9 2 (0.60%) MPLS
9 2 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.50%) Power BI
3 12 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (2.40%) MySQL
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.50%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.50%) MS Access
11 4 (1.20%) OLAP
11 4 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.90%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (5.71%) JIRA
2 12 (3.60%) Maven
2 12 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.70%) Selenium
5 7 (2.10%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.10%) JMeter
5 7 (2.10%) JUnit
5 7 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.80%) Subversion
7 4 (1.20%) Ant
7 4 (1.20%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.20%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.20%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.90%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.60%) TestNG
General
1 39 (11.71%) Retail
2 21 (6.31%) Marketing
3 19 (5.71%) Advertising
4 13 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.60%) Banking
6 11 (3.30%) Law
6 11 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.40%) German Language
9 5 (1.50%) Electronics
9 5 (1.50%) Legal
10 3 (0.90%) French Language
10 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (24.02%) Developer
2 75 (22.52%) Analyst
3 36 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 28 (8.41%) Business Analyst
5 25 (7.51%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (6.91%) Test Analyst
7 21 (6.31%) Java Developer
8 19 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
9 16 (4.80%) Consultant
10 15 (4.50%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.20%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.90%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.90%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.60%) Architect
14 11 (3.30%) Java Engineer
14 11 (3.30%) Java Software Engineer
15 10 (3.00%) Team Leader
16 9 (2.70%) C# Developer
17 8 (2.40%) Graduate
17 8 (2.40%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.11%) .NET
2 24 (7.21%) CSS
3 23 (6.91%) HTML
4 21 (6.31%) SOAP
4 21 (6.31%) Spring
5 16 (4.80%) ASP.NET
6 15 (4.50%) REST
6 15 (4.50%) Web Services
7 14 (4.20%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.70%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.10%) React
9 7 (2.10%) XML
10 6 (1.80%) Node.js
10 6 (1.80%) RESTful
11 5 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (1.50%) J2EE
11 5 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.50%) Velocity
12 4 (1.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.71%) Fintech
3 16 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.00%) iSeries
6 9 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.40%) User Experience
8 7 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.60%) AS400
11 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.60%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.60%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.60%) Interactive TV
11 2 (0.60%) NHS
11 2 (0.60%) Robotics
12 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.91%) Windows
2 18 (5.41%) Linux
3 10 (3.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.10%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.10%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.20%) Unix
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.60%) OS/400
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.30%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (16.52%) Scrum
3 47 (14.11%) SDLC
4 44 (13.21%) Project Management
5 42 (12.61%) Waterfall
6 39 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 35 (10.51%) Coaching
9 27 (8.11%) Software Delivery
10 26 (7.81%) ITIL
10 26 (7.81%) Mentoring
11 23 (6.91%) Business Analysis
11 23 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (6.61%) Defect Management
12 22 (6.61%) PRINCE2
13 21 (6.31%) Software Engineering
14 19 (5.71%) Web Development
15 18 (5.41%) Mathematics
15 18 (5.41%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.82%) SQL
2 38 (11.41%) Java
3 35 (10.51%) JavaScript
4 31 (9.31%) C#
5 11 (3.30%) C
6 7 (2.10%) C++
6 7 (2.10%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.10%) Scala
7 6 (1.80%) Python
7 6 (1.80%) VBA
8 5 (1.50%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.50%) VB
9 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.20%) PHP
9 4 (1.20%) Ruby
9 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.20%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.90%) RPG
11 2 (0.60%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (9.91%) Degree
2 18 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 14 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.80%) ISEB
8 5 (1.50%) CCNA
8 5 (1.50%) CCNP
8 5 (1.50%) IIBA
9 4 (1.20%) CBAP
9 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.90%) APMP
10 3 (0.90%) CEH
10 3 (0.90%) CISSP
10 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.60%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.91%) QA
2 5 (1.50%) SLA
3 4 (1.20%) GDPR
3 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.20%) PMO
4 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.50%) Docker
3 9 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) Ansible
2 6 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.80%) Puppet
3 2 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.60%) Nagios
3 2 (0.60%) Nessus
3 2 (0.60%) Nmap
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.61%) Oracle
3 20 (6.01%) Cisco
4 16 (4.80%) SAP
4 16 (4.80%) VMware
5 9 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.40%) F5
7 7 (2.10%) IBM
7 7 (2.10%) Splunk
8 6 (1.80%) Avaya
8 6 (1.80%) Vyatta
9 5 (1.50%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.50%) Dell
9 5 (1.50%) Juniper
10 4 (1.20%) Sage
11 3 (0.90%) Citrix
11 3 (0.90%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.90%) Google
11 3 (0.90%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com