Period
to 19 August 2017

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

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 425 542 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.06% 20.39% 23.46%
As % of the General category 55.63% 54.47% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 391 492 613
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 764 995 1116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 36.05% 37.43% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 662 833 954
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,050 £23,550 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 August 2017.

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 19 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
South Wales 0 333 £45,000 +8.43% 25
West Wales +2 40 £42,750 -9.52% 5
North Wales -5 14 £25,423 -25.77% 1
Mid Wales +8 5 £43,000 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 143 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (24.71%) SQL
3 72 (16.94%) Degree
4 67 (15.76%) Oracle
5 65 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
6 63 (14.82%) Project Management
7 58 (13.65%) Scrum
8 54 (12.71%) Microsoft
8 54 (12.71%) SDLC
9 48 (11.29%) Java
10 44 (10.35%) SQL Server
11 43 (10.12%) Web Services
11 43 (10.12%) JavaScript
11 43 (10.12%) ETL
12 42 (9.88%) PL/SQL
12 42 (9.88%) Oracle Reports
12 42 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 41 (9.65%) Oracle Forms
13 41 (9.65%) C#
14 39 (9.18%) Software Engineering
15 37 (8.71%) Advertising
16 36 (8.47%) .NET
16 36 (8.47%) CSS
17 34 (8.00%) HTML
17 34 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (7.53%) ISEB
19 31 (7.29%) Financial Institution
19 31 (7.29%) Spring
20 30 (7.06%) ITIL
21 27 (6.35%) 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 5 (1.18%) IBM Notes
1 5 (1.18%) SAS
2 4 (0.94%) Apache Spark
2 4 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (0.94%) CMS
2 4 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.71%) IIS
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.47%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.47%) Apache
4 2 (0.47%) Documentum
4 2 (0.47%) Drupal
4 2 (0.47%) FileNet
4 2 (0.47%) Liferay
4 2 (0.47%) LiveCycle
4 2 (0.47%) LiveLink
4 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.47%) WordPress
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
1 5 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.47%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.24%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.24%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.12%) Office 365
2 9 (2.12%) SaaS
3 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.71%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.47%) AdWords
6 1 (0.24%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.24%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.82%) Firewall
1 12 (2.82%) Internet
2 7 (1.65%) SAN
3 5 (1.18%) VPN
3 5 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.94%) LAN
4 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.94%) WAN
5 3 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.71%) HTTP
5 3 (0.71%) Network Security
6 2 (0.47%) H.323
6 2 (0.47%) LDAP
6 2 (0.47%) NAS
6 2 (0.47%) VoIP
7 1 (0.24%) Skype
7 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.35%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.88%) Oracle Reports
3 25 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 18 (4.24%) MySQL
5 17 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.65%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.18%) Big Data
8 5 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.94%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.94%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.71%) Power BI
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) QlikView
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (9.65%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (3.06%) Maven
3 12 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.88%) JIRA
5 7 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.65%) Selenium
5 7 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.18%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.94%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.94%) Subversion
8 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.71%) NUnit
8 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.47%) Ant
9 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.47%) Xcode
10 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.24%) ERwin
10 1 (0.24%) NMock
General
1 37 (8.71%) Advertising
2 31 (7.29%) Financial Institution
3 26 (6.12%) Marketing
4 22 (5.18%) Banking
5 21 (4.94%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.88%) Electronics
8 5 (1.18%) Legal
8 5 (1.18%) Retail
9 4 (0.94%) Welsh Language
10 3 (0.71%) French Language
10 3 (0.71%) German Language
10 3 (0.71%) Publishing
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (29.65%) Developer
2 66 (15.53%) Analyst
3 42 (9.88%) Oracle Developer
4 38 (8.94%) Business Analyst
5 31 (7.29%) Architect
6 30 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 28 (6.59%) Project Manager
8 23 (5.41%) Consultant
8 23 (5.41%) Graduate
8 23 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 18 (4.24%) .NET Developer
9 18 (4.24%) Software Developer
10 15 (3.53%) Auditor
10 15 (3.53%) IT Auditor
11 14 (3.29%) IT Graduate
12 13 (3.06%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.06%) Finance Business Analyst
12 13 (3.06%) Financial Analyst
12 13 (3.06%) Senior Manager
13 12 (2.82%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.12%) Web Services
2 36 (8.47%) .NET
2 36 (8.47%) CSS
3 34 (8.00%) HTML
4 31 (7.29%) Spring
5 26 (6.12%) AngularJS
6 20 (4.71%) SOAP
7 18 (4.24%) ASP.NET
7 18 (4.24%) XML
8 17 (4.00%) Hibernate
9 15 (3.53%) HTML5
10 14 (3.29%) CSS3
11 13 (3.06%) RESTful
12 12 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (2.12%) jQuery
13 9 (2.12%) React
13 9 (2.12%) REST
14 8 (1.88%) WCF
15 7 (1.65%) Java EE
16 6 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.76%) Fintech
4 11 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.35%) Cyber Attack
5 10 (2.35%) Online Banking
6 9 (2.12%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.12%) User Experience
7 8 (1.88%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (1.41%) Social Media
9 4 (0.94%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.94%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.71%) CMDB
10 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.47%) Clustering
11 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.47%) iSeries
11 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.35%) Windows
2 17 (4.00%) Linux
3 9 (2.12%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.18%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.94%) Android
6 4 (0.94%) Unix
6 4 (0.94%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) AIX
8 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.47%) Solaris
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (14.82%) Project Management
3 58 (13.65%) Scrum
4 54 (12.71%) SDLC
5 43 (10.12%) ETL
6 42 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (9.18%) Software Engineering
8 34 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (7.06%) ITIL
10 27 (6.35%) Waterfall
11 26 (6.12%) Web Development
12 24 (5.65%) Business Analysis
13 23 (5.41%) Change Management
13 23 (5.41%) Risk Management
13 23 (5.41%) Service Management
14 22 (5.18%) DevOps
15 21 (4.94%) PRINCE2
16 20 (4.71%) Test Automation
17 19 (4.47%) MVC
17 19 (4.47%) UML
Programming Languages
1 105 (24.71%) SQL
2 48 (11.29%) Java
3 43 (10.12%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.88%) PL/SQL
5 41 (9.65%) C#
6 18 (4.24%) C
7 10 (2.35%) Python
8 9 (2.12%) C++
9 6 (1.41%) PHP
9 6 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.41%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.47%) ABAP
11 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.47%) R
11 2 (0.47%) Ruby
11 2 (0.47%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) Perl
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (16.94%) Degree
2 32 (7.53%) ISEB
3 12 (2.82%) CBAP
3 12 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.82%) IIBA
4 9 (2.12%) HND
5 8 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.41%) PMP
8 5 (1.18%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.47%) CISSP
9 2 (0.47%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) APMP
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (5.41%) QA
3 15 (3.53%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.59%) PMO
5 10 (2.35%) SLA
6 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.24%) GDPR
8 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.71%) Docker
4 3 (0.71%) pfSense
4 3 (0.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) Ansible
2 3 (0.71%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.47%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.47%) SCCM
3 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) SCSM
Vendors
1 67 (15.76%) Oracle
2 54 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.00%) SAP
3 17 (4.00%) VMware
4 11 (2.59%) Cisco
5 7 (1.65%) IBM
6 6 (1.41%) Google
6 6 (1.41%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.18%) Lotus
7 5 (1.18%) Tableau
8 4 (0.94%) Avaya
8 4 (0.94%) HP
8 4 (0.94%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.94%) Twitter
9 3 (0.71%) Adobe
9 3 (0.71%) BMC
9 3 (0.71%) Citrix
9 3 (0.71%) ICL
9 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.71%) Snow