Technology recruitment in the finance sector has been consistently strong in 2021, driven by the growing needs of digital transformation programmes. Of all the job functions within financial services, technology has the highest proportion (35%) of vacancies posted on eFinancialCareers. Financial institutions, however, face severe skill shortages and competition for tech talent from a range of rival employers, including tech firms. Many of our clients – both direct employers and staffing agencies – tell us that the battle for tech professionals is the fiercest it’s ever been in the world’s major financial centres.
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