Finance Jobs in Wales

Financial
UK > Wales

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Finance over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 9 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 252 303 390
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 10.60% 17.75% 18.99%
As % of the General category 20.54% 26.56% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 165 118 251
10th Percentile £28,290 £24,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £36,514 £32,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -14.29% +40.00%
75th Percentile £57,450 £61,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +4.00%

All General Skills
Wales

Finance falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in Wales.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,227 1,141 1,303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 51.60% 66.84% 63.44%
Number of salaries quoted 823 514 761
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £31,475
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,275 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,860 £44,457 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.59% -6.41% +11.76%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £69,759 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

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 23 June 2024.

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 23 June 2024. 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 -5 206 £45,000 - 49
North Wales +12 16 £45,000 +87.50% 12
West Wales -3 8 £51,054 +52.40% 2
Mid Wales -4 7 £60,000 - 2
Dyfed +1 5 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.97%) Confluence
2 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Exchange
3 5 (1.98%) Apache
4 4 (1.59%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.19%) SAS
5 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.19%) WordPress
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.59%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Primavera
2 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 57 (22.62%) Azure
2 39 (15.48%) AWS
3 22 (8.73%) Microsoft 365
4 18 (7.14%) GCP
5 16 (6.35%) Entra ID
6 14 (5.56%) OneDrive
7 13 (5.16%) SaaS
8 12 (4.76%) Power Platform
9 8 (3.17%) WhatsApp
10 7 (2.78%) Azure DevOps
10 7 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (2.78%) iPaaS
10 7 (2.78%) PaaS
11 6 (2.38%) Power Automate
11 6 (2.38%) PowerApps
12 5 (1.98%) Amazon S3
13 3 (1.19%) DigitalOcean
14 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.79%) OCI
14 2 (0.79%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) Firewall
1 13 (5.16%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (2.38%) VPN
3 5 (1.98%) Internet
3 5 (1.98%) IPsec
3 5 (1.98%) SNMP
4 4 (1.59%) DHCP
4 4 (1.59%) DNS
4 4 (1.59%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.59%) SSL
4 4 (1.59%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.59%) Wireless
5 3 (1.19%) Software-Defined Radio
6 2 (0.79%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.37%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.57%) MySQL
7 7 (2.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.38%) Power BI
9 4 (1.59%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.59%) Tableau
10 3 (1.19%) QlikView
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.40%) Big Data
12 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (5.95%) Git
2 13 (5.16%) JIRA
3 12 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.37%) Selenium
5 5 (1.98%) Cypress.io
6 4 (1.59%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.79%) DBeaver
7 2 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.40%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 110 (43.65%) Social Skills
2 24 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.14%) Banking
3 18 (7.14%) Marketing
4 16 (6.35%) Games
5 13 (5.16%) Public Sector
6 12 (4.76%) Legal
7 11 (4.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 9 (3.57%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (3.17%) Law
9 8 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (3.17%) Welsh Language
10 7 (2.78%) Advertising
11 5 (1.98%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.98%) Local Government
11 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.98%) Police
12 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
13 3 (1.19%) Retail
14 2 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 52 (20.63%) Senior
2 51 (20.24%) Developer
3 24 (9.52%) Analyst
4 23 (9.13%) Consultant
4 23 (9.13%) Lead
5 18 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.16%) Desktop Engineer
8 13 (5.16%) Desktop Support
8 13 (5.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (4.37%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.97%) Administrator
11 9 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Senior Financial Analyst
12 8 (3.17%) Lead Developer
13 7 (2.78%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.78%) Architect
13 7 (2.78%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.13%) React
2 17 (6.75%) .NET
3 16 (6.35%) AngularJS
4 12 (4.76%) REST
5 11 (4.37%) .NET Core
5 11 (4.37%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.37%) CSS
5 11 (4.37%) HTML
5 11 (4.37%) Spring
5 11 (4.37%) Spring Boot
6 9 (3.57%) Laravel
6 9 (3.57%) Node.js
7 8 (3.17%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.38%) Apache Camel
8 6 (2.38%) Vue
9 5 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (1.98%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.98%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.76%) Onboarding
2 12 (4.76%) Product Ownership
3 9 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.17%) Housing Association
4 8 (3.17%) Social Media
5 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.98%) Renewable Energy
5 5 (1.98%) Replication
5 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.59%) EPoS
6 4 (1.59%) Photovoltaics
7 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.79%) Operational Technology
8 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.51%) Windows
2 14 (5.56%) Linux
3 5 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
3 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.59%) CentOS
4 4 (1.59%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.79%) VMS
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.02%) Agile
2 54 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (15.08%) Roadmaps
4 36 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (13.10%) Actionable Insight
6 32 (12.70%) Asset Management
6 32 (12.70%) Fintech
7 28 (11.11%) Project Management
8 25 (9.92%) Mentoring
9 24 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 23 (9.13%) Containerisation
11 22 (8.73%) Scrum
12 18 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (7.14%) Integration Testing
13 17 (6.75%) Coaching
13 17 (6.75%) Service Delivery
14 16 (6.35%) Decision-Making
14 16 (6.35%) SDLC
14 16 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (5.95%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.87%) SQL
2 24 (9.52%) Java
3 22 (8.73%) C#
4 21 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.94%) TypeScript
6 15 (5.95%) Python
7 12 (4.76%) PHP
8 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.19%) R
11 2 (0.79%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.79%) VBA
12 1 (0.40%) Groovy
12 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (10.71%) Degree
2 21 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.57%) ACCA
4 9 (3.57%) CIMA
5 4 (1.59%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.59%) Azure Certification
6 3 (1.19%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) CISM
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.40%) MBA
8 1 (0.40%) MCP
8 1 (0.40%) PhD
8 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.76%) QA
2 10 (3.97%) GDPR
3 9 (3.57%) IFRS
4 4 (1.59%) NEBOSH
5 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.79%) PMO
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.40%) NIST
System Software
1 32 (12.70%) Docker
2 21 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (3.97%) Ansible
3 7 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.98%) Prometheus
4 5 (1.98%) Terraform
4 5 (1.98%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.79%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.40%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 52 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.30%) Oracle
3 9 (3.57%) Hyperion
3 9 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (2.38%) Veeam
4 6 (2.38%) VMware
5 5 (1.98%) NetApp
5 5 (1.98%) Palo Alto
5 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.98%) SolidFire
5 5 (1.98%) Sophos
6 4 (1.59%) Apple
6 4 (1.59%) Asigra
6 4 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.59%) Autodesk
6 4 (1.59%) Datto
6 4 (1.59%) Sage
6 4 (1.59%) Salesforce
7 3 (1.19%) SAP
7 3 (1.19%) WooCommerce