2017 HYBRID Jobs in Finance & IT

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With the rebounding economy and the changing landscape, organizations continue to grow -- so does the need for additional finance talent. While there remains an increased demand for the core finance and accounting skills, LinkedIn reveals data that shows how technology is altering the face of hiring in the financial industry. Why is technology causing such a shift in the finance industry? The finance industry continues to see explosive growth of financial technology -- not surprisingly, it's creating a need for hybrid employees. In addition to financial certifications, employers are searching for finance candidates with a myriad of skills such as Software Development, Project Management, and Big Data. 

Here's the line-up of the top ten most promising hybrid jobs in Finance for 2017.


Median Based Salary: $62,000
Job Openings: 1700+
Financial analysis, financial reporting, accounting, Microsoft Excel, financial modeling


Median Base Salary: $102,000
Job Openings: 100+
Skills: Underwriting, general insurance, commercial insurance, property and casual insurance, liability

Quantitative analyst

Median Base Salary:  $105,000
Job Openings: 200+
Skills: Quantitative Finance, Derivatives, Visual Basic for Applications, Quantitative Analytics, Matlab

scrum master

Median Base Salary: $100,000
Job Openings:
Skills: Scrum, Agile Methodologies, Agile Project Management, Software Development, Requirements

DATA Analyst

Median Base Salary: $63,000
Job Openings: 1000+
SQL, SAS, Statistics, Databases, Microsoft, Excel, Data Mining

Product Manager 

Median Base Salary: $99,000
Job Openings: 500+
Skills: Product Management, Product Marketing, Product Development, Competitive Analysis, Product Launch

Credit analyst  

Median Salary Range: $52,500
Job Openings: 400+
Skills: Financial Analysis, Credit Risk, Credit, Banking, Loans

Software engineer 

Median Salary Range: $87,000
Job Openings: 2000+
Skills:  Java, C++, SQL, HTML, Linux


Median Salary Range: $65,000
Job Openings: 300+
Skills:  Risk Management, Financial Risk, Financial Analysis, Credit Risk, Banking


Median Salary Range: $68,300
Job Openings: 1600+
Skills:  Requirements Analysis, Requirements Gathering, Business Requirements, Software Development Life Cycle, Business Process Improvement

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Tracy Vistine

Tracy Vistine

Tracy Vistine brings more than 10 years of experience in recruiting and staffing to her role as director of recruiting for the Messina Group. Tracy joined the firm in 2005, and under her recruiting direction, Messina’s Financial Temps group has consistently provided clients with proven financial and accounting talent for their staffing and consulting needs. Before joining Messina, Tracy worked as a recruiting specialist for a Wall Street-based financial services firm. As an expert in sourcing, managing, and placing top-notch candidates, Tracy is passionate about connecting qualified talent with the right employment opportunity. Tracy is passionate about spending time with her family, traveling and reading.

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