Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 293 361 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.86% 18.06% 19.44%
As % of the General category 45.15% 53.32% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 254 271 336
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,129 £27,000
90th Percentile £59,625 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.19% +2.73% -

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 649 677 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.14% 33.87% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 515 528 615
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 0 282 £45,000 +5.88% 50
West Wales +17 7 £28,500 -40.00% 4
North Wales -10 4 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 153 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.14%) Waterfall
3 55 (18.77%) Advertising
4 51 (17.41%) Project Management
5 48 (16.38%) SQL
5 48 (16.38%) Scrum
6 46 (15.70%) Microsoft
7 44 (15.02%) Software Engineering
8 41 (13.99%) Java
9 36 (12.29%) Information Security
10 33 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (10.92%) Test Automation
12 31 (10.58%) Windows
13 30 (10.24%) CISSP
13 30 (10.24%) CISMP
14 29 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (9.90%) OWASP
15 27 (9.22%) Microsoft Project
15 27 (9.22%) ITIL
15 27 (9.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (9.22%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (8.87%) Degree
17 25 (8.53%) .NET
18 24 (8.19%) PRINCE2
19 23 (7.85%) Linux
19 23 (7.85%) SQL Server
20 22 (7.51%) AWS
20 22 (7.51%) Mentoring

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 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.71%) Appian
2 5 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.37%) Confluence
4 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.68%) SAS
4 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (9.22%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.68%) SPSS
7 1 (0.34%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.68%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.34%) assyst
3 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.51%) AWS
2 20 (6.83%) Azure
3 13 (4.44%) Power Platform
4 6 (2.05%) GCP
5 5 (1.71%) Office 365
6 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.68%) Yammer
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.12%) DNS
2 14 (4.78%) DHCP
3 12 (4.10%) LAN
4 11 (3.75%) WAN
5 9 (3.07%) Wireless
6 6 (2.05%) Firewall
6 6 (2.05%) HTTP
7 5 (1.71%) VoIP
8 4 (1.37%) SAN
8 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.02%) FTP
9 3 (1.02%) VPN
10 2 (0.68%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.68%) Internet
10 2 (0.68%) Network Security
10 2 (0.68%) RS-232
10 2 (0.68%) Skype
10 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.68%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.44%) Power BI
3 13 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.71%) Big Data
6 5 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.37%) DB2
7 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.02%) QlikView
8 3 (1.02%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.68%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (2.39%) JIRA
2 5 (1.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.37%) Selenium
4 3 (1.02%) JUnit
4 3 (1.02%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.02%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.68%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.68%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.34%) JMeter
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.34%) Protractor
6 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (18.77%) Advertising
2 13 (4.44%) Marketing
3 12 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.07%) Electronics
4 9 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.39%) Banking
5 7 (2.39%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.37%) Retail
7 3 (1.02%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Billing
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.68%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (23.55%) Analyst
2 49 (16.72%) Developer
3 37 (12.63%) Project Manager
4 28 (9.56%) Software Engineer
5 24 (8.19%) Security Engineer
6 18 (6.14%) Principal Engineer
7 17 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.80%) Principal Security Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) Principal Software Engineer
9 15 (5.12%) Test Manager
10 14 (4.78%) Consultant
10 14 (4.78%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (4.44%) Service Analyst
11 13 (4.44%) Test Analyst
12 12 (4.10%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 12 (4.10%) Test Automation Manager
13 10 (3.41%) IT Engineer
13 10 (3.41%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.53%) .NET
2 17 (5.80%) Hibernate
2 17 (5.80%) Spring
3 13 (4.44%) Apache Camel
4 9 (3.07%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.71%) Django
5 5 (1.71%) Middleware
5 5 (1.71%) Node.js
5 5 (1.71%) Web Services
5 5 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.37%) HTML
6 4 (1.37%) React
7 3 (1.02%) CSS
7 3 (1.02%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.02%) J2EE
7 3 (1.02%) REST
7 3 (1.02%) XML
8 2 (0.68%) EDI
8 2 (0.68%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.80%) Virtual Team
3 15 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.10%) Data Structures
5 10 (3.41%) User Experience
6 6 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.05%) Social Media
7 5 (1.71%) iSeries
8 4 (1.37%) CMDB
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.68%) PMI
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.58%) Windows
2 23 (7.85%) Linux
3 18 (6.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.39%) Unix
5 5 (1.71%) OS/400
5 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.37%) Kali Linux
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.68%) CentOS
8 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.14%) Waterfall
3 51 (17.41%) Project Management
4 48 (16.38%) Scrum
5 44 (15.02%) Software Engineering
6 36 (12.29%) Information Security
7 33 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (10.92%) Test Automation
9 29 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (9.90%) OWASP
10 27 (9.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (9.22%) Cybersecurity
10 27 (9.22%) ITIL
10 27 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (8.19%) PRINCE2
12 22 (7.51%) Mentoring
13 21 (7.17%) Project Delivery
14 20 (6.83%) Fintech
15 18 (6.14%) DevOps
15 18 (6.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.38%) SQL
2 41 (13.99%) Java
3 19 (6.48%) Python
4 14 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.10%) RPG
5 12 (4.10%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.07%) PHP
6 9 (3.07%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.39%) C#
8 6 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.02%) C
10 3 (1.02%) R
10 3 (1.02%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.68%) C++
11 2 (0.68%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.68%) Perl
11 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (10.24%) CISMP
1 30 (10.24%) CISSP
2 26 (8.87%) Degree
3 14 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (3.41%) ISTQB
6 9 (3.07%) ISEB
6 9 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.05%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (1.02%) CISM
9 3 (1.02%) IBM Certification
9 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.34%) APMP
11 1 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (5.46%) SLA
3 12 (4.10%) PMO
3 12 (4.10%) QA
4 7 (2.39%) COBIT
5 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.68%) GDPR
7 2 (0.68%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.34%) NIST
System Software
1 14 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.07%) Docker
4 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.68%) Firmware
5 2 (0.68%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.02%) Ansible
2 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.02%) SCCM
2 3 (1.02%) Terraform
3 2 (0.68%) Nmap
3 2 (0.68%) WSUS
4 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.34%) Istio
4 1 (0.34%) Mesos
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.83%) VMware
3 15 (5.12%) SAP
4 12 (4.10%) Oracle
5 8 (2.73%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.73%) Cisco
6 7 (2.39%) Cognos
6 7 (2.39%) Google
6 7 (2.39%) IBM
6 7 (2.39%) Teradata
7 6 (2.05%) Tableau
8 5 (1.71%) Citrix
8 5 (1.71%) Informatica
8 5 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (1.37%) Kofax
9 4 (1.37%) UiPath
10 3 (1.02%) Avaya
10 3 (1.02%) Remedy
11 2 (0.68%) Rapid7
11 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com