As with every other industry, the finance industry needs top-notch talent. As financial systems become more complex and heavily dependent on technology, there is a surge for tech talent within the industry. There are 25,000 open jobs for tech roles in finance today, on LinkedIn alone and finance has emerged as a highly sought-after industry for job-seekers.
Glider AI ran a query on LinkedIn jobs, looking at all the open positions across the largest financial institutions in the US. What does the data tell us?
LinkedIn data reports 56,478 open jobs at the largest US-based financial firms.
Despite the high value placed on remote and flexible work with Gen Z candidates, 81% of the jobs listed require on-site work.
Unsurprisingly, tech accounted for most open roles at 21,197, finance and accounting at 19,203, and sales-related jobs at 17,793 across all the banks included in the research.
% of open Tech Roles
Bank of America
Ensuring that the skills on paper match a candidate’s real world ability is an important step in the hiring process to ensure that the efforts of TA and HR teams don’t go to waste. We’ve listed out the top 5 in-demand tech roles in the finance industry along with some skill assessment questions that should help you in your quest for the best talent: