The French banking and payments industry experienced a 10% drop in new job postings in Q4 2022 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Societe Generale with 1,496 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of banking and payments company job postings.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 25% share of the French’s banking and payments industry new job postings in Q4 2022, down by 26% 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 25% of the total new job postings in Q4 2022 and were up by 11% year-on-year. Second highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which accounted for 23% and rise by 65% year-on-year, and third highest were Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which were 28% of the new job postings and 65% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in banking and payments accounted for 71% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Societe Generale with 1,496, followed by BNP Paribas with 900, while the highest increase was at Worldline at 62%.

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