The Japanese banking and payments industry experienced a 12% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group with 236 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of banking and payments company job postings. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 17% share of the Japanese’s banking and payments industry new job postings in Q2 2023, down by 22% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive banking and payments hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 17% of the total new job postings in Q2 2023 and were down by 23% year-on-year. Second highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which accounted for 13% and rise by 12% year-on-year, and third highest were Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which were 27% of the new job postings and 24% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in banking and payments accounted for 47% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group with 236, followed by Citigroup with 80, while the highest increase was at ORIX at 40%.

This content was updated on 24 July 2023

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