Vacancies within financial services increased by almost one third (29.4%) during the three months to May 2017 despite a 2.1% dip year-on-year. That is according to the latest Sector Trends report from APSCo, produced in conjunction with Vacancysoft.
Commercial banking was the dominant area accounting for more than insurance, investment and consumer finance combined, but over the 12 months, there was a 2.7% fall in the number of vacancies, year-on-year. While in the insurance sector, there was double-digit growth of 10.9% over the same period.
Bankers remain the most sought after financial services professionals, however, demand