Finance — 2021 UK Labour Market Review

Download our 2021 labour market review of the UK financial sector and find out how levels of new jobs fared in another testing year for the banking industry — complete with analyses of hiring levels of specialist functions, regional totals and the hiring activity of top firms.
Morgan McKinley & Vacancysoft
Written in partnership with Morgan McKinley, this annual review analyses professional recruitment within the UK’s financial sector.

It provides a comparison of annual totals and quarterly trends; examines levels of specialist banking and accounting jobs; presents a regional breakdown of recruitment; and lists the hiring activity of top firms. 

 Key findings include:

  • Banking vacancies in 2021 have more than doubled compared to a year earlier
  • Within specialist banking roles, new jobs in corporate finance grew the fastest
  • Demand for auditors is the highest out of accounting roles in the industry
  • Wales experienced the largest increase in recruitment in the UK
  • NatWest enjoyed the sharpest jump in vacancies, UBS the only drop in hiring

To discover more insights and trends for the UK’s financial labour market, download the report now.

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