Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 362 479 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.85% 22.41% 20.89%
As % of the General category 53.71% 57.99% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 270 431 513
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +4.88% +5.13%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%

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 674 826 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.10% 38.65% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 544 705 862
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,150 £26,100 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,350 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 0 314 £42,500 -5.56% 48
Mid Wales -3 27 £75,000 +74.42% 3
West Wales -13 10 £42,500 - 3
North Wales -15 6 £42,500 +67.17% 4
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 157 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (24.59%) SQL
3 78 (21.55%) Microsoft
4 71 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (19.34%) SQL Server
6 67 (18.51%) C#
7 61 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 58 (16.02%) Project Management
9 57 (15.75%) .NET
10 55 (15.19%) Scrum
10 55 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
11 48 (13.26%) Web Services
12 47 (12.98%) Java
13 44 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 44 (12.15%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 43 (11.88%) SAP
14 43 (11.88%) Advertising
15 42 (11.60%) ITIL
15 42 (11.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 42 (11.60%) Degree
15 42 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
16 41 (11.33%) SOAP
17 40 (11.05%) Mentoring
18 39 (10.77%) HTML
19 38 (10.50%) XML
19 38 (10.50%) PRINCE2
20 37 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
21 36 (9.94%) REST
22 35 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
22 35 (9.67%) Management Information System

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 22 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.59%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.93%) NetWeaver
6 6 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.38%) CMS
8 4 (1.10%) Confluence
8 4 (1.10%) SAS
9 3 (0.83%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.55%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.55%) Apache
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.55%) JBoss
10 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.28%) CICS
11 1 (0.28%) IIS
11 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (9.12%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.59%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) Staffware
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.49%) Office 365
4 6 (1.66%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.10%) SaaS
6 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.55%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.04%) LAN
2 6 (1.66%) DNS
2 6 (1.66%) WAN
3 5 (1.38%) SAN
4 4 (1.10%) Firewall
4 4 (1.10%) Skype
5 3 (0.83%) HTTP
6 2 (0.55%) DHCP
6 2 (0.55%) VPN
6 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.55%) Wireless
6 2 (0.55%) WLAN
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) Internet
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) MPLS
7 1 (0.28%) Network Security
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 34 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (8.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (5.80%) BusinessObjects
7 19 (5.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (4.97%) MySQL
9 17 (4.70%) Relational Database
10 14 (3.87%) Power BI
11 12 (3.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 12 (3.31%) SAP BW
12 11 (3.04%) Big Data
13 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.93%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.93%) PerformancePoint
15 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database
15 6 (1.66%) SAP HANA
16 4 (1.10%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (5.52%) Visual Studio
2 14 (3.87%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.31%) Maven
4 10 (2.76%) JIRA
4 10 (2.76%) JUnit
5 9 (2.49%) Selenium
5 9 (2.49%) Subversion
6 8 (2.21%) Ant
6 8 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.93%) Gradle
7 7 (1.93%) TestNG
8 5 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.10%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.83%) JMeter
11 2 (0.55%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.28%) Protractor
12 1 (0.28%) Zephyr
General
1 43 (11.88%) Advertising
2 27 (7.46%) Banking
3 18 (4.97%) Marketing
4 12 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.49%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.21%) Back Office
7 7 (1.93%) Law
8 6 (1.66%) Electronics
8 6 (1.66%) Retail
9 5 (1.38%) Legal
10 4 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
11 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 88 (24.31%) Analyst
2 83 (22.93%) Developer
3 45 (12.43%) Project Manager
4 34 (9.39%) Consultant
5 28 (7.73%) Senior Analyst
6 26 (7.18%) Business Analyst
7 24 (6.63%) SAP Consultant
8 19 (5.25%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.14%) Systems Analyst
10 13 (3.59%) .NET Developer
10 13 (3.59%) Business Systems Analyst
11 12 (3.31%) SAP BW Consultant
12 11 (3.04%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
12 11 (3.04%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.04%) Senior Solutions Analyst
12 11 (3.04%) Senior Systems Analyst
12 11 (3.04%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.04%) Solutions Analyst
13 10 (2.76%) Senior Manager
13 10 (2.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.75%) .NET
2 48 (13.26%) Web Services
3 41 (11.33%) SOAP
4 39 (10.77%) HTML
5 38 (10.50%) XML
6 36 (9.94%) REST
7 19 (5.25%) ASP.NET
7 19 (5.25%) CSS
8 18 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (4.70%) Spring
10 15 (4.14%) AngularJS
11 14 (3.87%) BAPI
11 14 (3.87%) SAP ALE
12 8 (2.21%) jQuery
12 8 (2.21%) SAP PI
12 8 (2.21%) Spring Boot
13 7 (1.93%) JSON
13 7 (1.93%) RESTful
14 6 (1.66%) SAP Fiori
14 6 (1.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.67%) Management Information System
3 28 (7.73%) Fintech
4 25 (6.91%) Computer Science
5 24 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (4.97%) User Experience
8 10 (2.76%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.93%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.10%) AS400
12 4 (1.10%) iSeries
13 3 (0.83%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.55%) Cloud Native
15 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
15 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
15 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.63%) Windows
2 16 (4.42%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.87%) Linux
4 5 (1.38%) Unix
5 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.55%) CentOS
7 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (16.02%) Project Management
5 55 (15.19%) Scrum
6 44 (12.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 44 (12.15%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 42 (11.60%) ITIL
7 42 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (11.05%) Mentoring
9 38 (10.50%) PRINCE2
10 35 (9.67%) SDLC
11 34 (9.39%) CRM
12 33 (9.12%) MVC
13 32 (8.84%) Waterfall
14 31 (8.56%) Business Analysis
15 30 (8.29%) Test Automation
16 29 (8.01%) CMMI
17 28 (7.73%) SOA
17 28 (7.73%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 89 (24.59%) SQL
2 67 (18.51%) C#
3 47 (12.98%) Java
4 30 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.97%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.70%) PowerShell
6 17 (4.70%) VB.NET
7 14 (3.87%) ABAP
8 13 (3.59%) PHP
9 11 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.76%) VBA
11 8 (2.21%) C
12 7 (1.93%) Python
12 7 (1.93%) VB
13 4 (1.10%) Erlang
13 4 (1.10%) Java 8
14 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.55%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.55%) Ruby
15 2 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (11.60%) Degree
2 22 (6.08%) Postgraduate
3 19 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.87%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.66%) CCNA
8 6 (1.66%) ISEB
8 6 (1.66%) MCSA
9 5 (1.38%) CCNP
9 5 (1.38%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.38%) MCSE
10 4 (1.10%) CCIE
10 4 (1.10%) MCSD
10 4 (1.10%) MOS
11 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.55%) CEH
12 2 (0.55%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.25%) QA
2 12 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.21%) SLA
4 6 (1.66%) PMO
5 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.55%) GAAP
6 2 (0.55%) P3O
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 17 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.49%) Docker
3 7 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.38%) Ansible
1 5 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.55%) Nessus
2 2 (0.55%) Nmap
2 2 (0.55%) Puppet
2 2 (0.55%) SCCM
2 2 (0.55%) Terraform
3 1 (0.28%) Nagios
3 1 (0.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 78 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.88%) SAP
3 29 (8.01%) Oracle
4 10 (2.76%) Cisco
4 10 (2.76%) VMware
5 8 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.93%) Google
7 6 (1.66%) Citrix
7 6 (1.66%) Cognos
7 6 (1.66%) hybris
8 5 (1.38%) Tableau
9 3 (0.83%) Apple
9 3 (0.83%) IBM
9 3 (0.83%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.55%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.55%) Qualys
10 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.28%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.28%) Twitter