Risk & Compliance — UK Finance Labour Market Trends, Feb 2022

Vacancies in risk and compliance make up the biggest share of specialist financial jobs in the UK banking industry. But which sub-functions within the field are increasing in demand? Which cities and firms are seeing upticks in recruitment? Download our report to find out.
Morgan McKinley & Vacancysoft

Written in partnership with Morgan McKinley, this report delves deeper into the recruitment of risk and compliance professionals in the UK’s banking industry. It provides a comparison of annual totals and quarterly trends; an analysis of sub-functions within the specialist field; a regional breakdown of recruitment; and the hiring activity of top firms.

 Key findings include:

  • Overall monthly banking vacancies in the UK are the highest they’ve ever been
  • R&C roles have been dropping as a share of overall banking jobs since mid-2020
  • KYC compliance and credit analyst roles surged the most in 2021
  • Jobs in Northern Ireland and Wales grew the fastest last year
  • Milton Keynes saw the sharpest year-on-year rise in R&C vacancies
  • Citi, Santander and Barclays are the busiest recruiters of these experts

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

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