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

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 364 556 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.98% 21.29% 22.22%
As % of the General category 49.12% 54.83% 55.84%
Number of salaries quoted 325 496 589
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,113 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,625 £57,500
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 741 1014 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 36.59% 38.84% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 615 860 937
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,350 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,750 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - -

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 19 November 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 November 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 -1 286 £45,000 +12.50% 13
West Wales -1 26 £38,000 -30.28% 3
North Wales +3 16 £28,750 -14.81% 2
Mid Wales -3 7 £52,500 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 113 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.23%) SQL
3 63 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 58 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (14.56%) SDLC
6 52 (14.29%) Project Management
6 52 (14.29%) Scrum
7 47 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (12.91%) SQL Server
8 43 (11.81%) JavaScript
9 41 (11.26%) Java
10 40 (10.99%) Degree
11 39 (10.71%) C#
12 38 (10.44%) Oracle
13 35 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (8.52%) Software Engineering
15 30 (8.24%) CSS
15 30 (8.24%) HTML
15 30 (8.24%) Waterfall
16 29 (7.97%) Web Services
16 29 (7.97%) Marketing
17 28 (7.69%) QA
17 28 (7.69%) .NET
18 25 (6.87%) ETL
18 25 (6.87%) Advertising
19 24 (6.59%) SAP
19 24 (6.59%) Mathematics
20 23 (6.32%) Web Development
20 23 (6.32%) Retail
20 23 (6.32%) 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 4 (1.10%) CMS
1 4 (1.10%) IBM Notes
2 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.55%) Apache
3 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.55%) Confluence
3 2 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.55%) SAS
3 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.55%) WordPress
4 1 (0.27%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.02%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Mingle
6 1 (0.27%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.92%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.37%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.55%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.55%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.27%) Exstream
8 1 (0.27%) Magento
8 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.27%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.27%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.47%) Office 365
4 8 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (1.92%) SaaS
6 5 (1.37%) Bluemix
6 5 (1.37%) IaaS
6 5 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (1.37%) PaaS
7 3 (0.82%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.55%) AdWords
8 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.57%) LAN
2 12 (3.30%) Firewall
2 12 (3.30%) Internet
3 9 (2.47%) WAN
4 8 (2.20%) VPN
5 5 (1.37%) SAN
5 5 (1.37%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.10%) BGP
6 4 (1.10%) DHCP
6 4 (1.10%) DNS
6 4 (1.10%) Network Security
6 4 (1.10%) OSPF
6 4 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.82%) HTTP
7 3 (0.82%) VoIP
8 2 (0.55%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.55%) IPv4
8 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.02%) MySQL
5 11 (3.02%) Power BI
6 10 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.37%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.82%) OLAP
12 3 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.49%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (5.22%) JIRA
3 10 (2.75%) Maven
4 9 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.92%) Selenium
6 7 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.65%) JUnit
8 4 (1.10%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.82%) Ant
9 3 (0.82%) JMeter
9 3 (0.82%) Subversion
9 3 (0.82%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.82%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.55%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.27%) Bower
General
1 29 (7.97%) Marketing
2 25 (6.87%) Advertising
3 23 (6.32%) Retail
4 22 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 21 (5.77%) Financial Institution
6 16 (4.40%) Banking
7 15 (4.12%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.47%) Electronics
9 8 (2.20%) German Language
10 7 (1.92%) Law
11 5 (1.37%) Legal
12 3 (0.82%) French Language
12 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.27%) Billing
14 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (27.20%) Developer
2 65 (17.86%) Analyst
3 31 (8.52%) Project Manager
4 28 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 25 (6.87%) Consultant
6 23 (6.32%) Java Developer
7 22 (6.04%) Architect
8 20 (5.49%) Oracle Developer
8 20 (5.49%) Software Developer
9 19 (5.22%) Senior Developer
10 16 (4.40%) Graduate
11 13 (3.57%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.57%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.30%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.02%) Software Engineer
14 10 (2.75%) Graduate Developer
14 10 (2.75%) Graduate Software Developer
15 9 (2.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 9 (2.47%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.24%) CSS
1 30 (8.24%) HTML
2 29 (7.97%) Web Services
3 28 (7.69%) .NET
4 21 (5.77%) AngularJS
4 21 (5.77%) Spring
5 17 (4.67%) ASP.NET
5 17 (4.67%) SOAP
6 14 (3.85%) REST
7 10 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (2.47%) RESTful
9 8 (2.20%) Hibernate
9 8 (2.20%) React
9 8 (2.20%) XML
10 7 (1.92%) Node.js
11 6 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.65%) HTML5
11 6 (1.65%) jQuery
12 5 (1.37%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.37%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 58 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.77%) Fintech
3 10 (2.75%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.75%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.47%) iSeries
4 9 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.20%) Online Banking
5 8 (2.20%) User Experience
6 7 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.10%) Social Media
9 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.55%) AS400
10 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.55%) Clustering
10 2 (0.55%) CMDB
10 2 (0.55%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.32%) Windows
2 20 (5.49%) Linux
3 10 (2.75%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.82%) Unix
5 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.55%) AIX
6 2 (0.55%) OS/400
6 2 (0.55%) Solaris
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.27%) VyOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (31.04%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (14.56%) SDLC
3 52 (14.29%) Project Management
3 52 (14.29%) Scrum
4 47 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (8.52%) Software Engineering
7 30 (8.24%) Waterfall
8 25 (6.87%) ETL
9 24 (6.59%) Mathematics
10 23 (6.32%) Web Development
11 22 (6.04%) Coaching
11 22 (6.04%) ITIL
12 21 (5.77%) Business Analysis
12 21 (5.77%) PRINCE2
13 19 (5.22%) Mentoring
13 19 (5.22%) UML
14 18 (4.95%) Test Automation
15 17 (4.67%) Test Scripting
16 16 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.23%) SQL
2 43 (11.81%) JavaScript
3 41 (11.26%) Java
4 39 (10.71%) C#
5 20 (5.49%) PL/SQL
6 14 (3.85%) C
7 10 (2.75%) C++
8 6 (1.65%) Scala
8 6 (1.65%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.37%) PHP
9 5 (1.37%) Python
9 5 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.55%) ABAP
12 2 (0.55%) RPG IV
12 2 (0.55%) Ruby
12 2 (0.55%) VBA
12 2 (0.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 40 (10.99%) Degree
2 17 (4.67%) ISEB
3 10 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.92%) IIBA
5 7 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.65%) CBAP
7 5 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.10%) CCNP
8 4 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.82%) APMP
9 3 (0.82%) CCNA
9 3 (0.82%) HND
9 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.55%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.69%) QA
2 12 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.20%) SLA
4 7 (1.92%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.65%) PMO
6 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.02%) Docker
3 10 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) pfSense
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.47%) Ansible
2 6 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.65%) Puppet
3 3 (0.82%) Nagios
3 3 (0.82%) SCCM
3 3 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 63 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.44%) Oracle
3 24 (6.59%) SAP
4 18 (4.95%) VMware
5 17 (4.67%) Cisco
6 9 (2.47%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.92%) IBM
7 7 (1.92%) Splunk
8 6 (1.65%) Avaya
8 6 (1.65%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.65%) Vyatta
9 5 (1.37%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.37%) Citrix
9 5 (1.37%) F5
9 5 (1.37%) Google
9 5 (1.37%) Juniper
9 5 (1.37%) Sage
10 4 (1.10%) Dell
10 4 (1.10%) Lotus
11 3 (0.82%) Red Hat