Over 15,000 people already work in the financial and professionals services sector in Swansea and this is set to grow by 2% over the next five years.

Information supplied by the Regional and Learning Skills Partnership, November, 2020

The Financial and Professional Services sector is broad and covers a range of different jobs, it is growing really quickly in Wales which means there are lots of opportunities.  Could you see yourself working in banking, insurance, real estate, business development or data analysis? If so, a job in this sector may be right for you.

Key Characteristics:

  • Fast-paced
  • Well paid
  • Great progression and development opportunities

Skills in Demand:[2]

  • Advanced or specialist skills in IT
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Project management skills

The average salary for a job in this sector in Swansea is £24,717, although what you could earn is dependent on what role appeals to you.[3]

Below are some of the roles available in the sector:

[1] EMSI (2020)

[2] RLSP (2019)

[3] EMSI (2020)