Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 370 367 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.28% 17.82% 21.06%
As % of the General category 55.98% 50.00% 53.87%
Number of salaries quoted 295 323 480
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £31,100 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,450 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 661 734 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 32.66% 35.63% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 519 604 864
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,575 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £56,600
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +1 324 £42,500 -1.16% 55
North Wales +8 24 £35,000 +33.33% 3
Mid Wales +19 16 £57,500 +9.52% 1
West Wales -8 4 £31,000 -18.42% 3
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 169 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (33.78%) SQL
3 75 (20.27%) Microsoft
4 72 (19.46%) C#
4 72 (19.46%) SQL Server
5 67 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (16.76%) Java
7 60 (16.22%) Degree
8 57 (15.41%) Mentoring
9 54 (14.59%) HTML
9 54 (14.59%) .NET
10 49 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (12.97%) Project Management
12 46 (12.43%) JavaScript
12 46 (12.43%) Scrum
13 45 (12.16%) XML
14 44 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
15 43 (11.62%) Microsoft Excel
15 43 (11.62%) Marketing
16 42 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 40 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
18 39 (10.54%) Web Services
18 39 (10.54%) Fintech
19 37 (10.00%) Advertising
20 36 (9.73%) QA
21 35 (9.46%) Business Analysis
21 35 (9.46%) Waterfall
22 32 (8.65%) Change Management
23 31 (8.38%) ITIL
23 31 (8.38%) SAP

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 19 (5.14%) Appian
2 12 (3.24%) Confluence
3 11 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.89%) SAS
7 6 (1.62%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.35%) Anypoint
8 5 (1.35%) JBoss
9 4 (1.08%) Apache
10 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.54%) CICS
11 2 (0.54%) CMS
11 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (11.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.81%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.24%) SAP BPC
2 6 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.08%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.81%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.81%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.81%) Staffware
5 2 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.27%) BPCS
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.27%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.43%) Office 365
4 8 (2.16%) npm
5 6 (1.62%) SaaS
6 5 (1.35%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.35%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.27%) GitHub
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.16%) DHCP
1 8 (2.16%) DNS
1 8 (2.16%) LAN
2 7 (1.89%) HTTP
2 7 (1.89%) Skype
3 5 (1.35%) Firewall
3 5 (1.35%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.08%) SAN
5 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.81%) WAN
6 2 (0.54%) VoIP
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) MPLS
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (5.68%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (4.86%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (4.32%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (3.24%) MySQL
11 11 (2.97%) Power BI
12 9 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (2.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 8 (2.16%) SAP BW
13 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.89%) DB2
14 7 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (1.62%) MS Access
16 5 (1.35%) PowerPivot
16 5 (1.35%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 29 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.59%) JIRA
4 14 (3.78%) Selenium
5 9 (2.43%) gulp
5 9 (2.43%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.16%) webpack
7 7 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.62%) JMeter
8 6 (1.62%) Maven
8 6 (1.62%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.35%) MorphX
10 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.08%) JUnit
10 4 (1.08%) Subversion
11 3 (0.81%) Ant
12 2 (0.54%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.54%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (11.62%) Marketing
2 37 (10.00%) Advertising
3 27 (7.30%) Banking
4 18 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.32%) Retail
6 14 (3.78%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.97%) Electronics
8 8 (2.16%) Back Office
9 5 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.35%) Legal
10 4 (1.08%) Law
11 3 (0.81%) Games
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 107 (28.92%) Developer
2 61 (16.49%) Analyst
3 26 (7.03%) Business Analyst
3 26 (7.03%) Consultant
4 20 (5.41%) Development Manager
5 17 (4.59%) Software Engineer
5 17 (4.59%) SQL Developer
6 16 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (4.32%) Systems Analyst
6 16 (4.32%) VBA Developer
7 15 (4.05%) Software Developer
8 14 (3.78%) Project Manager
9 13 (3.51%) Java Developer
9 13 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
9 13 (3.51%) Software Development Manager
9 13 (3.51%) Software Manager
10 12 (3.24%) Architect
10 12 (3.24%) Technical Consultant
11 11 (2.97%) .NET Developer
11 11 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.59%) .NET
1 54 (14.59%) HTML
2 45 (12.16%) XML
3 39 (10.54%) Web Services
4 30 (8.11%) CSS
5 28 (7.57%) ASP.NET
6 27 (7.30%) Spring
7 22 (5.95%) SOAP
8 19 (5.14%) REST
9 17 (4.59%) HTML5
9 17 (4.59%) jQuery
10 15 (4.05%) Spring Boot
11 14 (3.78%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.51%) JSON
13 11 (2.97%) Hibernate
13 11 (2.97%) Node.js
13 11 (2.97%) XSLT
14 10 (2.70%) React
14 10 (2.70%) Vue.js
15 9 (2.43%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.54%) Fintech
3 21 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.86%) User Experience
5 17 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (4.32%) Digital Media
7 13 (3.51%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.70%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.43%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.62%) Robotics
12 3 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.27%) PKI
14 1 (0.27%) Wiki
14 1 (0.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.95%) Linux
2 21 (5.68%) Windows
3 14 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.16%) Unix
5 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) CentOS
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (18.11%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (15.41%) Mentoring
4 49 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (12.97%) Project Management
6 46 (12.43%) Scrum
7 35 (9.46%) Business Analysis
7 35 (9.46%) Waterfall
8 32 (8.65%) Change Management
9 31 (8.38%) ITIL
10 30 (8.11%) CRM
11 29 (7.84%) Analytics
11 29 (7.84%) SDLC
12 27 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (7.30%) Process Improvement
12 27 (7.30%) TDD
13 26 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (7.03%) Software Engineering
14 25 (6.76%) Programme Management
15 24 (6.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 125 (33.78%) SQL
2 72 (19.46%) C#
3 62 (16.76%) Java
4 46 (12.43%) JavaScript
5 27 (7.30%) T-SQL
5 27 (7.30%) VBA
6 22 (5.95%) PHP
7 18 (4.86%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.51%) C
9 10 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.43%) ES6
10 9 (2.43%) Java 8
10 9 (2.43%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.16%) Go
12 7 (1.89%) C++
12 7 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (1.62%) VB
14 5 (1.35%) Python
14 5 (1.35%) X++
15 4 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 60 (16.22%) Degree
2 12 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.16%) Postgraduate
5 6 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.35%) MCSA
7 4 (1.08%) CISSP
7 4 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.81%) ISEB
8 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.54%) CCNA
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.54%) MCSE
9 2 (0.54%) PMP
10 1 (0.27%) APMG
10 1 (0.27%) APMP
10 1 (0.27%) CCNP
10 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.27%) SSCP
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.73%) QA
2 8 (2.16%) SLA
3 6 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.35%) PMO
5 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.81%) GDPR
5 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.32%) Docker
2 16 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.81%) vSphere
5 2 (0.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.89%) SCCM
2 4 (1.08%) Ansible
3 3 (0.81%) Kibana
4 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.54%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 75 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.38%) SAP
3 30 (8.11%) Oracle
4 24 (6.49%) VMware
5 18 (4.86%) Google
6 14 (3.78%) Tableau
7 12 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.16%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.35%) Cognos
9 5 (1.35%) Kofax
10 4 (1.08%) OutSystems
10 4 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.81%) Adobe
11 3 (0.81%) IBM
11 3 (0.81%) NetApp
11 3 (0.81%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.81%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.54%) Apple
13 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.27%) Sage