2,000+ software engineers and systems architects work in the development of trading tech platforms for global capital markets.
Queens and Ulster University operate Trading Rooms.
Firms with an NI presence in the cluster include: Citi, CME Group, Cowen Group, Vela Trading Systems, First Derivatives, Fidessa, Redline Trading Solutions, TP ICAP, Options Technology.
Strong cluster of companies developing and delivering governance, risk and compliance technology solutions and advice for the banking, asset management and payments industries.
Firms with an NI presence in the cluster include: fscom, Funds-Axis, FinTrU, Datactics, Vox Financial Partners, Audit Comply, Arkk Solutions, Kx Systems, PwC Operate.
Strong cluster of companies using AI and advanced data analytics to solve data quality, data personalisation and using new sources of data as a source of competitive advantage in global financial services.
Firms with an NI presence in the cluster include: AquaQ Analytics, First Derivatives, Datactics, Automated Intelligence, Cardinal Analytics, Arity, Plotinus Technologies, YedUp.
Given the digitalisation of finance there is a very strong use case for cyber security in Financial Services.
In 2008 Queen's University was chosen to host The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT).
Firms with an NI presence in the cluster include: Vertical Structures, Microsoft, Alfac, Allstate, SaltDNA Cyphra, Angoka, Contrast Security.