Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 361 375 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.06% 19.45% 21.09%
As % of the General category 56.41% 53.65% 54.19%
Number of salaries quoted 271 336 501
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £29,129 £27,000 £27,227
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% - +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 640 699 1,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 32.02% 36.26% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 500 585 868
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,625 £58,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -2 306 £42,500 -5.56% 55
North Wales +3 25 £35,000 +33.33% 5
Mid Wales +11 22 £57,500 +12.75% 1
West Wales -6 7 £47,500 +21.02% 4
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 140 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (32.96%) SQL
3 73 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
4 66 (18.28%) Java
5 65 (18.01%) Microsoft
6 64 (17.73%) C#
7 61 (16.90%) SQL Server
8 60 (16.62%) Degree
9 56 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
10 54 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (14.40%) Scrum
12 49 (13.57%) Microsoft Excel
13 46 (12.74%) Web Services
14 45 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 45 (12.47%) Mentoring
15 44 (12.19%) XML
16 42 (11.63%) .NET
17 41 (11.36%) HTML
17 41 (11.36%) Project Management
18 40 (11.08%) SAP
18 40 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
19 38 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
20 35 (9.70%) Banking
20 35 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 35 (9.70%) CRM
21 32 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
21 32 (8.86%) Business Analysis
22 31 (8.59%) QA
22 31 (8.59%) JavaScript
23 30 (8.31%) Spring

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 14 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (3.05%) Appian
2 11 (3.05%) Confluence
3 10 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.66%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.66%) SAS
5 6 (1.66%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.39%) Anypoint
6 5 (1.39%) JBoss
7 4 (1.11%) CMS
7 4 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.83%) Apache
8 3 (0.83%) CICS
8 3 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.83%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (13.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.11%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.99%) SAP BPC
2 8 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.11%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.11%) Staffware
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.55%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.55%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.28%) BPCS
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.28%) Lawson
6 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.49%) Office 365
5 7 (1.94%) SaaS
6 5 (1.39%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.39%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.55%) npm
7 2 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) IaaS
8 1 (0.28%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.94%) HTTP
1 7 (1.94%) LAN
1 7 (1.94%) Skype
2 5 (1.39%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.83%) DHCP
3 3 (0.83%) DNS
3 3 (0.83%) Firewall
3 3 (0.83%) SAN
3 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.28%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) MPLS
4 1 (0.28%) Network Security
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
4 1 (0.28%) VPN
4 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
4 1 (0.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 45 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (7.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (6.37%) BusinessObjects
7 21 (5.82%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.71%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 14 (3.88%) SAP BW
9 14 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (3.60%) Power BI
11 11 (3.05%) MySQL
12 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (1.66%) MS Access
14 6 (1.66%) SAS EBI
15 5 (1.39%) DB2
15 5 (1.39%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 16 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (4.16%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.16%) JIRA
3 11 (3.05%) Selenium
3 11 (3.05%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.49%) Maven
5 7 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.94%) Subversion
6 6 (1.66%) Ant
6 6 (1.66%) JMeter
6 6 (1.66%) JUnit
6 6 (1.66%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.39%) MorphX
8 4 (1.11%) Gradle
8 4 (1.11%) TestNG
9 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.83%) Gerrit
9 3 (0.83%) gulp
10 2 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 35 (9.70%) Banking
2 26 (7.20%) Advertising
3 25 (6.93%) Marketing
4 15 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.05%) Back Office
5 11 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.22%) Retail
7 7 (1.94%) Legal
8 6 (1.66%) Electronics
8 6 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.66%) Law
9 4 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Billing
10 2 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (31.02%) Developer
2 66 (18.28%) Analyst
3 29 (8.03%) Consultant
4 23 (6.37%) SAP Consultant
5 22 (6.09%) Business Analyst
6 18 (4.99%) SQL Developer
6 18 (4.99%) Systems Analyst
7 17 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
7 17 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 16 (4.43%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.43%) VBA Developer
9 14 (3.88%) SAP BW Consultant
10 13 (3.60%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.32%) Business Systems Analyst
12 11 (3.05%) Development Manager
12 11 (3.05%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.05%) Senior Manager
13 10 (2.77%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.77%) Financial Analyst
13 10 (2.77%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.74%) Web Services
2 44 (12.19%) XML
3 42 (11.63%) .NET
4 41 (11.36%) HTML
5 30 (8.31%) Spring
6 28 (7.76%) SOAP
7 26 (7.20%) REST
8 19 (5.26%) Spring Boot
9 18 (4.99%) CSS
10 17 (4.71%) ASP.NET
11 14 (3.88%) JSON
12 12 (3.32%) jQuery
13 11 (3.05%) Hibernate
14 10 (2.77%) Swagger
15 9 (2.49%) AngularJS
15 9 (2.49%) RxJava
16 7 (1.94%) BAPI
16 7 (1.94%) Java EE
16 7 (1.94%) SAP ALE
17 6 (1.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.03%) Fintech
3 27 (7.48%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.54%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.26%) User Experience
6 17 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.32%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.77%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.49%) Cloud Native
9 9 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.39%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.83%) AS400
11 3 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.55%) Robotics
12 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.99%) Linux
1 18 (4.99%) Windows
2 8 (2.22%) Unix
2 8 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.11%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.22%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (14.40%) Scrum
5 45 (12.47%) Mentoring
6 41 (11.36%) Project Management
7 38 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (9.70%) CRM
9 32 (8.86%) Business Analysis
10 30 (8.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (8.31%) SDLC
11 29 (8.03%) ITIL
12 28 (7.76%) Process Improvement
12 28 (7.76%) Waterfall
13 27 (7.48%) Analytics
13 27 (7.48%) ETL
13 27 (7.48%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 26 (7.20%) Decision-Making
14 26 (7.20%) Test Automation
15 25 (6.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 119 (32.96%) SQL
2 66 (18.28%) Java
3 64 (17.73%) C#
4 31 (8.59%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.03%) VBA
6 21 (5.82%) T-SQL
7 16 (4.43%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.88%) PHP
9 13 (3.60%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.32%) C
10 12 (3.32%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.77%) Java 8
12 8 (2.22%) VB
13 7 (1.94%) ABAP
14 6 (1.66%) C++
14 6 (1.66%) Go
15 5 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (1.39%) X++
16 3 (0.83%) Erlang
16 3 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (16.62%) Degree
2 18 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.88%) Postgraduate
4 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.39%) ISEB
5 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.11%) CISSP
6 4 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.11%) MCSA
7 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.55%) ACCA
8 2 (0.55%) CCNA
8 2 (0.55%) CIMA
8 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.55%) PMP
9 1 (0.28%) APMG
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.28%) OCP
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.59%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) SLA
3 6 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.83%) PMO
6 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.55%) GAAP
6 2 (0.55%) GDPR
6 2 (0.55%) P3O
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (4.71%) Docker
2 12 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Ansible
1 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.55%) Puppet
1 2 (0.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.08%) SAP
3 28 (7.76%) Oracle
4 19 (5.26%) Google
5 15 (4.16%) VMware
6 14 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.32%) Tableau
8 8 (2.22%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.39%) Cisco
9 5 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.11%) OutSystems
10 4 (1.11%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.83%) Cognos
11 3 (0.83%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.55%) Adobe
12 2 (0.55%) Citrix
12 2 (0.55%) hybris
12 2 (0.55%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.55%) IBM
13 1 (0.28%) F5