Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 375 556 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.47% 21.10% 23.05%
As % of the General category 53.65% 54.19% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 336 501 611
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,227 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
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 699 1026 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 36.29% 38.94% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 585 868 955
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,250 £56,250 £56,250
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 20 October 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 0 298 £45,000 +12.50% 12
West Wales -2 26 £39,250 -27.98% 1
North Wales +6 16 £26,250 -12.50% 3
Mid Wales +3 4 £51,000 - 1
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 124 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (20.00%) SQL
3 63 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (14.93%) Scrum
5 54 (14.40%) SDLC
6 52 (13.87%) Microsoft
7 51 (13.60%) Project Management
7 51 (13.60%) Degree
8 47 (12.53%) SQL Server
9 45 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (11.73%) JavaScript
11 43 (11.47%) Java
12 42 (11.20%) C#
12 42 (11.20%) Oracle
13 40 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (9.07%) Software Engineering
15 32 (8.53%) CSS
15 32 (8.53%) HTML
15 32 (8.53%) .NET
16 31 (8.27%) ETL
17 30 (8.00%) Web Services
18 28 (7.47%) QA
19 26 (6.93%) Advertising
19 26 (6.93%) PL/SQL
19 26 (6.93%) Oracle Forms
19 26 (6.93%) Oracle Reports
19 26 (6.93%) Marketing
19 26 (6.93%) Web Development
20 25 (6.67%) Waterfall
21 24 (6.40%) Financial Institution

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 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (1.07%) CMS
1 4 (1.07%) IBM Notes
2 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.80%) SAS
3 2 (0.53%) Apache
3 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.53%) Confluence
3 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.53%) WordPress
4 1 (0.27%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Mingle
6 1 (0.27%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 9 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (1.87%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.33%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.53%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.53%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.27%) Exstream
7 1 (0.27%) Magento
7 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.27%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.27%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.13%) Office 365
4 6 (1.60%) SaaS
5 5 (1.33%) Bluemix
5 5 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.33%) IaaS
5 5 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (1.33%) PaaS
6 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.53%) AdWords
7 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.20%) Internet
2 8 (2.13%) Firewall
3 6 (1.60%) LAN
3 6 (1.60%) VPN
4 5 (1.33%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.07%) SAN
5 4 (1.07%) WAN
5 4 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.53%) H.323
6 2 (0.53%) HTTP
6 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.53%) VoIP
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.27%) DHCP
7 1 (0.27%) DNS
7 1 (0.27%) MPLS
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) OSPF
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
7 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.93%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (4.27%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.93%) MySQL
5 11 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.60%) Power BI
7 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.07%) Big Data
9 4 (1.07%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.07%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.53%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 26 (6.93%) Oracle Forms
2 15 (4.00%) JIRA
3 8 (2.13%) Maven
3 8 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.87%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.33%) JUnit
6 4 (1.07%) Selenium
7 3 (0.80%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.53%) Ant
8 2 (0.53%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.53%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.53%) Subversion
8 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.27%) NMock
9 1 (0.27%) NUnit
9 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
General
1 26 (6.93%) Advertising
1 26 (6.93%) Marketing
2 24 (6.40%) Financial Institution
3 22 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.33%) Banking
5 12 (3.20%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.93%) Retail
7 9 (2.40%) Electronics
8 8 (2.13%) German Language
9 6 (1.60%) Legal
10 3 (0.80%) French Language
10 3 (0.80%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 112 (29.87%) Developer
2 56 (14.93%) Analyst
3 30 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 27 (7.20%) Java Developer
5 26 (6.93%) Oracle Developer
6 25 (6.67%) Consultant
6 25 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.40%) Architect
8 23 (6.13%) Graduate
9 20 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 20 (5.33%) Software Developer
10 15 (4.00%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.47%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.20%) Auditor
12 12 (3.20%) IT Auditor
12 12 (3.20%) IT Graduate
13 10 (2.67%) Graduate Developer
13 10 (2.67%) Graduate Software Developer
13 10 (2.67%) SQL Developer
14 9 (2.40%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.53%) .NET
1 32 (8.53%) CSS
1 32 (8.53%) HTML
2 30 (8.00%) Web Services
3 23 (6.13%) Spring
4 21 (5.60%) AngularJS
5 20 (5.33%) ASP.NET
6 17 (4.53%) SOAP
7 14 (3.73%) REST
8 10 (2.67%) Hibernate
8 10 (2.67%) RESTful
8 10 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (2.40%) React
10 8 (2.13%) HTML5
10 8 (2.13%) XML
11 7 (1.87%) CSS3
11 7 (1.87%) jQuery
12 6 (1.60%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.60%) Node.js
13 5 (1.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.33%) Fintech
3 12 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.40%) Online Banking
5 8 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (2.13%) User Experience
6 7 (1.87%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.33%) Social Media
9 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.53%) Clustering
10 2 (0.53%) CMDB
10 2 (0.53%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.53%) NHS
11 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.40%) Windows
2 17 (4.53%) Linux
3 8 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.80%) Unix
5 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.53%) AIX
6 2 (0.53%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Android
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.27%) VyOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (14.93%) Scrum
3 54 (14.40%) SDLC
4 51 (13.60%) Project Management
5 45 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (9.07%) Software Engineering
8 31 (8.27%) ETL
9 26 (6.93%) Web Development
10 25 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 22 (5.87%) Business Analysis
12 20 (5.33%) ITIL
12 20 (5.33%) Mathematics
12 20 (5.33%) UML
13 19 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 19 (5.07%) Service Management
14 18 (4.80%) Coaching
15 17 (4.53%) Process Improvement
15 17 (4.53%) Risk Management
16 16 (4.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.00%) SQL
2 44 (11.73%) JavaScript
3 43 (11.47%) Java
4 42 (11.20%) C#
5 26 (6.93%) PL/SQL
6 14 (3.73%) C
7 11 (2.93%) C++
8 6 (1.60%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.33%) PHP
9 5 (1.33%) Scala
10 4 (1.07%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.07%) Python
11 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.53%) ABAP
12 2 (0.53%) Ruby
12 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.53%) VBA
12 2 (0.53%) X++
13 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 51 (13.60%) Degree
2 21 (5.60%) ISEB
3 12 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.40%) IIBA
5 8 (2.13%) CBAP
6 7 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.87%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.33%) HND
7 5 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CITP
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.27%) MCDST
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.47%) QA
2 20 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.73%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.40%) SLA
5 7 (1.87%) PMO
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.40%) Docker
3 7 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) pfSense
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (2.13%) Ansible
2 6 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.60%) Puppet
3 3 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.53%) Nagios
4 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.53%) SCCM
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 52 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.20%) Oracle
3 23 (6.13%) SAP
4 13 (3.47%) Cisco
5 10 (2.67%) VMware
6 8 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.60%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.60%) Vyatta
8 5 (1.33%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.33%) Avaya
8 5 (1.33%) F5
8 5 (1.33%) Google
8 5 (1.33%) Juniper
8 5 (1.33%) Splunk
9 4 (1.07%) Lotus
10 3 (0.80%) Citrix
10 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.80%) Sage
10 3 (0.80%) Tableau
10 3 (0.80%) Twitter