The Japanese banking and payments industry experienced a 29% drop in new job postings in Q4 2022 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group with 81 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of banking and payments company job postings.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 35% share of the Japanese’s banking and payments industry new job postings in Q4 2022, up by 46% 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 35% of the total new job postings in Q4 2022 and were up by 5% year-on-year. Second highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which accounted for 23% and rise by 4% year-on-year, and third highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which were 18% of the new job postings and 4% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in banking and payments accounted for 42% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group with 81, followed by JPMorgan Chase & Co with 74, while the highest increase was at ORIX at 106%.

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