Finance and FIN-TECH sector

Latest Dorset financial services sector insights.

Finance and Fin-tech Sector Dashboard

Dorset is known as a thriving financial centre and the sector is well established with over 1,600 firms in the county, employing 14,000 people (4.2%) and contributing £1.7 billion (10%) to the economy – marking a 20% growth over the past 10 years.

Bournemouth and Poole are locations of choice for market leaders Ageas, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan (whose campus based in Bournemouth has 4,000 employees), LV (Liverpool Victoria), Nationwide etc. operating contact centres and headquarters in the area.

Explore key industry findings, skills, employers and occupations in the sector in the interactive dashboard below. Download a copy of the Financial Services Sector Dashboard


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Career Prospects

Our research from 2019 of jobs advertised in the sector showed that:

  • Over a quarter of jobs were for professional occupations - programmers and software developers, management consultants and business analysts and researchers
  • One fifth were for sales and customer service occupations and associate professionals where the financial and investment specialism is concentrated. A further 16% were for managers, directors and senior officials - such as chief executives, financial managers and marketing directors.

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Key Employer Websites

Explore current opportunities and learn more about recruitment process directly from key employers in Dorset: