The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 23 3
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 23 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 17.04% 8.62% 22.92%
As % of the General category 62.16% 45.45% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 4
Median salary £43,000 £35,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.85% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £27,600 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37 11 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 27.41% 18.97% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 7
Median salary £45,000 £31,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,100 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in West Wales

Finance
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in West Wales.

Salary trend for Finance in West Wales

Finance
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Wales over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in West Wales

Finance
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +12 23 £43,000 +22.85%
Finance
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Finance.

1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) SIEM
4 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.29%) SaaS
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) OOD
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Banking
7 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.14%) Snort
8 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (7.14%) JIRA
8 2 (7.14%) Selenium

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Power BI
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) NUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
1 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
1 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Governance Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.57%) Ajax
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) LINQ
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.00%) SIEM
2 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (14.29%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) OOD
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) CRUD
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) APMP
1 1 (3.57%) CEH
1 1 (3.57%) CISM
1 1 (3.57%) CISSP
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) pfSense
1 2 (7.14%) Snort
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Clearswift
3 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.14%) Splunk