25% more jobs in finance
The Belgian labour market for finance professionals has continued to improve this year. Robert Walters analysed job advertisement volumes across Belgium based on numbers from Jobfeed*. Which profiles are most in demand, where are these jobs located and how has the job market evolved in the past 6 months?
The demand for finance and insurance professionals increased by 25% in the first half of 2017 compared to the same period last year. Particularly towards the end of January and in the beginning of April there were peaks in demand for financial staff. Accounting professionals and controllers remain the most sought-after profiles. The highest number of jobs in Belgium are located in the Antwerp region followed by Brussels, contrary to 2016 when most of the demand was for roles in Brussels.