Financial and related professional services in the West Midlands
Birmingham is one of the leading financial and related professional centres in the UK
The West Midlands has a significant concentration of activity in banking and lending services. Birmingham is the second largest city in the UK and employs nearly 50,000 people in financial and related professional services. Other large centres include Coventry and Wolverhampton.
Over 133,000 people are employed in the West Midlands financial, accounting, legal and management consulting sectors. This represents some 6% of regional employment around 9% of the region’s gross value added.
Our infographic illustrates the percentage of UK financial services jobs in the West Midlands, indicating the major role that the region plays in the industry.
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