Period
to

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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 392 254 187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 20.64% 17.70% 18.81%
As % of the General category 29.41% 29.13% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 299 204 157
10th Percentile £35,800 £25,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £31,250 £34,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £66,544 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £59,034 £57,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 1,333 872 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 70.19% 60.77% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 798 547 353
10th Percentile £31,569 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,386 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,700 £56,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Wales

Finance
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Wales.

Salary trend for Finance in Wales

Finance
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Wales over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South Wales +2 309 £53,000 +32.50% 27
West Wales +14 46 £50,000 +35.14% 3
North Wales -8 19 £61,250 +23.44% 9
Mid Wales +13 6 £42,750 +42.50%
Dyfed +2 3 £27,000 -61.70%
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 171 (43.62%) Agile
2 132 (33.67%) Social Skills
3 131 (33.42%) SQL
4 78 (19.90%) JavaScript
5 76 (19.39%) Mentoring
6 72 (18.37%) Scrum
7 61 (15.56%) Banking
8 60 (15.31%) DevOps
9 58 (14.80%) Azure
10 57 (14.54%) Analytics
10 57 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 56 (14.29%) QA
12 52 (13.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 51 (13.01%) Project Management
14 48 (12.24%) HTML
14 48 (12.24%) CSS
14 48 (12.24%) Docker
14 48 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (11.73%) SQL Server
15 46 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
16 45 (11.48%) Marketing
17 44 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (11.22%) Business Strategy
18 43 (10.97%) Creative Thinking
19 42 (10.71%) Microsoft
19 42 (10.71%) Degree
20 41 (10.46%) Microsoft Excel
20 41 (10.46%) Software Engineering
20 41 (10.46%) Coaching
20 41 (10.46%) Presentation Skills

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 27 (6.89%) Confluence
2 20 (5.10%) SAS
2 20 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.04%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (2.04%) Luigi
4 7 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.77%) CICS
7 1 (0.26%) Camunda
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (10.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (6.89%) SessionCam
1 27 (6.89%) WebTrends
2 8 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.26%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.80%) Azure
2 37 (9.44%) Power Platform
3 35 (8.93%) AWS
4 28 (7.14%) GCP
5 27 (6.89%) Google Analytics
5 27 (6.89%) Google Tag Manager
6 21 (5.36%) GitHub
7 14 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
8 13 (3.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (2.81%) SaaS
9 11 (2.81%) Snowflake
10 10 (2.55%) Azure DevOps
11 5 (1.28%) Azure AKS
11 5 (1.28%) Azure Service Bus
12 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.02%) Power Automate
12 4 (1.02%) Serverless
13 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.51%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.04%) Firewall
2 6 (1.53%) DNS
3 5 (1.28%) DHCP
3 5 (1.28%) VPN
4 4 (1.02%) DSL
5 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) SAN
6 1 (0.26%) Skype
6 1 (0.26%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.42%) Power BI
3 23 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (5.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 17 (4.34%) Tableau
7 13 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.81%) MySQL
9 9 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.04%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.79%) Big Data
12 5 (1.28%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.28%) Looker
13 4 (1.02%) Metadata
14 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (7.91%) Git (software)
1 31 (7.91%) Jenkins
2 30 (7.65%) JIRA
3 28 (7.14%) Selenium
4 18 (4.59%) GitLab
4 18 (4.59%) HP UFT
4 18 (4.59%) LoadRunner
5 8 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.53%) Cypress.io
8 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.28%) Postman
9 4 (1.02%) JMeter
9 4 (1.02%) Maven
10 3 (0.77%) git-flow
10 3 (0.77%) Gradle
10 3 (0.77%) IBM UrbanCode
11 2 (0.51%) Protractor
11 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.51%) WaveMaker
General
1 132 (33.67%) Social Skills
2 61 (15.56%) Banking
3 48 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (11.48%) Marketing
5 41 (10.46%) Presentation Skills
6 39 (9.95%) Advertising
6 39 (9.95%) Retail
7 19 (4.85%) Games
8 13 (3.32%) Public Sector
9 12 (3.06%) Manufacturing
10 10 (2.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 10 (2.55%) Law
10 10 (2.55%) Organisational Skills
11 7 (1.79%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.53%) Police
13 5 (1.28%) Financial Institution
14 4 (1.02%) Billing
14 4 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.77%) Influencing Skills
15 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (13.52%) Analyst
2 47 (11.99%) Developer
3 28 (7.14%) Insight Manager
4 27 (6.89%) Analytics Manager
4 27 (6.89%) Digital Analytics Manager
5 24 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 24 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 21 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 21 (5.36%) Business Developer
7 20 (5.10%) Software Engineer
8 19 (4.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 18 (4.59%) IT Manager
10 17 (4.34%) Data Engineer
10 17 (4.34%) Scrum Master
10 17 (4.34%) Security Manager
11 16 (4.08%) Quality Engineer
12 15 (3.83%) IT Security Manager
13 14 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
13 14 (3.57%) Service Security Manager
14 12 (3.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.24%) CSS
1 48 (12.24%) HTML
2 25 (6.38%) REST
3 18 (4.59%) React
4 17 (4.34%) .NET
5 15 (3.83%) GraphQL
6 14 (3.57%) Node.js
7 9 (2.30%) Web Services
8 8 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.04%) TensorFlow
9 7 (1.79%) .NET Core
9 7 (1.79%) HTML5
9 7 (1.79%) jQuery
10 6 (1.53%) Jest
10 6 (1.53%) Redux
11 5 (1.28%) Django
12 4 (1.02%) RxSwift
12 4 (1.02%) SwiftUI
12 4 (1.02%) UIKit
13 3 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.44%) User Experience
2 18 (4.59%) Virtual Team
3 13 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.28%) Podcast
9 4 (1.02%) Replication
10 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.77%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.77%) Social Media
11 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.51%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (0.51%) Life Science
12 1 (0.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.34%) Windows
2 13 (3.32%) Linux
3 10 (2.55%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.79%) Unix
6 5 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.77%) AIX
8 3 (0.77%) Solaris
9 2 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (43.62%) Agile
2 76 (19.39%) Mentoring
3 72 (18.37%) Scrum
4 60 (15.31%) DevOps
5 57 (14.54%) Analytics
5 57 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (13.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 51 (13.01%) Project Management
8 46 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (11.22%) Business Strategy
10 43 (10.97%) Creative Thinking
11 41 (10.46%) Coaching
11 41 (10.46%) Software Engineering
12 40 (10.20%) Data Visualisation
12 40 (10.20%) Visualisation
13 38 (9.69%) ETL
14 35 (8.93%) Kanban
15 33 (8.42%) Data Protection
15 33 (8.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 131 (33.42%) SQL
2 78 (19.90%) JavaScript
3 40 (10.20%) Python
4 31 (7.91%) C#
5 28 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 21 (5.36%) Java
7 17 (4.34%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.04%) Go
8 8 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.79%) C
10 6 (1.53%) Apex Code
10 6 (1.53%) PHP
11 4 (1.02%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.77%) Bash
12 3 (0.77%) COBOL
12 3 (0.77%) JCL
12 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.77%) R
13 2 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (10.71%) Degree
2 7 (1.79%) ACCA
2 7 (1.79%) CIMA
3 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.02%) ISEB
6 3 (0.77%) CISSP
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.51%) CISM
7 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.51%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CompTIA CySA+
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) SANS
8 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (14.29%) QA
2 40 (10.20%) GDPR
3 21 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (5.10%) PCI DSS
5 19 (4.85%) NIST
6 8 (2.04%) PMO
7 7 (1.79%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.28%) SLA
9 4 (1.02%) Accessibility
9 4 (1.02%) Good Clinical Practice
9 4 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.77%) CDISC
10 3 (0.77%) COBIT
10 3 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.51%) NCSC
12 1 (0.26%) SOC 1
12 1 (0.26%) SOC 2
System Software
1 48 (12.24%) Docker
2 13 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.28%) vSphere
5 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.26%) iptables
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (6.63%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.81%) Terraform
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.77%) Ansible
4 3 (0.77%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.51%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.26%) Grafana
6 1 (0.26%) Istio
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.18%) Google
3 28 (7.14%) Adobe
4 27 (6.89%) Hotjar
4 27 (6.89%) Oracle
4 27 (6.89%) Tealeaf
4 27 (6.89%) Tealium
5 14 (3.57%) Darktrace
6 10 (2.55%) FIS
6 10 (2.55%) SAP
7 8 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.79%) VMware
9 5 (1.28%) Alteryx
9 5 (1.28%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.02%) Anaplan
10 4 (1.02%) Sophos
10 4 (1.02%) Veeam
10 4 (1.02%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.51%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.51%) Snapchat