The UK’s Top 8 Best Towns And Cities To Work In
Thursday 28 Sep 2017

From the career ambitious among us to the adventurous types seeking new professional terrain, asking ourselves where we want to work can be a dilemma that’s hard to resolve, especially when it comes to leaving friends and family and balancing financial incentives. At Primo Associates, we recruit for top-paying positions across the UK in Construction, Healthcare, IT and Business Services, from Plymouth to Aberystwyth to our home turf in Glasgow. So to give you a helping hand to find the best places to match your requirements for cost of living, salary and quality of life, we’ve researched for the top ten best towns and cities to work in.

 

Slough

Located in Berkshire, England and on the fringes of old smokey, Slough has seen renovations in recent years that make it a gorgeous town ideal for commuters. Since it’s close to Reading, London, Heathrow Airport and Windsor it’s a hub of movement. PLUS it has an excellent average salary.

Job openings: 26, 387

Average income: £35,000

Average home value: £390,654

We have nursing positions in private healthcare across the whole of the UK, so drop a line to claire@primoassociates.com if you’re eager to hear more about our roles.

 

Manchester

The economy in Manchester is amongst the largest in England, making the hustle and bustle of this city revolve around global business and industry. With a population of 2.55 million, people from all over the UK flock here for professional opportunities.

Job openings: 41, 555

Average income: £23,998

Average home value: £177, 263

We have nursing positions in private healthcare across the whole of the UK, so drop a line to claire@primoassociates.com if you’re eager to hear more about our roles.

 

Cambridge

On the pulse of some of the hottest tech trends, Cambridge has been home to many a start-up and successful entrepreneur. This is the best place to live for engineering and science savvy folk, and it’s excellent commuting distance to London.

Job openings: 21, 645

Average income: £31,225

Average home value: £455, 299

We have nursing positions in private healthcare across the whole of the UK, so drop a line to claire@primoassociates.com if you’re eager to hear more about our roles.

 

Leeds

One of the trendiest UK cities, Leeds has innovative opportunities for HR managers and architects, with high job satisfaction. With a diverse economy, the city has a high growth rate for public sector jobs, including construction.

Job openings: 41,097

Average income: £24,000

Average home value: £206,143

Interested in a role in construction? Have a chat with our in house expert at nicky@primoassociates.com to discuss our current vacancies.

We also have nursing positions in private healthcare across the whole of the UK, so drop a line to claire@primoassociates.com if you’re eager to hear more about our roles.

 

Southampton

With an abundance of history, heritage and cruise ships, Southampton is the place to be for students and professionals alike. If you’re looking to land a great role in administration and business services there are heaps of excellent opportunities here.

Job openings: 19, 319

Average income: £26,000

Average home value: £285, 088

We have nursing positions in private healthcare across the whole of the UK, so drop a line to claire@primoassociates.com if you’re eager to hear more about our roles.

 

Belfast

With stunning bars, architecture and scenery, Belfast boasts a number of hi-tech and digital companies with a fast growing economy. Job highlights include Data Analyst, Business Analyst and if you're a foodie fan, Restaurant Manager.

Job openings: 11,775

Average income: £21,000

Average home value: £157,580

We have nursing positions in private healthcare across the whole of the UK, so drop a line to claire@primoassociates.com if you’re eager to hear more about our roles.

 

Aberdeen

Though Aberdeen is a small city with fewer job openings than other UK cities, quality of life here is at its highest, with some of the best roles in the world available in civil engineering. It’s also one of the happiest cities, with unemployment and crime some of the lowest in Europe.

Job openings: 4,548

Average income: £32,500

Average home value: £223, 625

We have nursing positions in private healthcare across the whole of the UK, so drop a line to claire@primoassociates.com if you’re eager to hear more about our roles.

 

Bristol

Hot jobs in this location include web developer, teacher and maintenance engineer. It’s the perfect city for seaside and scenery as well as being home to thriving businesses that could rival London’s.

Job openings: 37, 367

Average income: £25, 598

Average home value: £314, 274

We have nursing positions in private healthcare across the whole of the UK, so drop a line to claire@primoassociates.com if you’re eager to hear more about our roles.

 

Somewhere you’d love to work but wasn’t on our list? Call us up to chat about our current vacancies in Construction, Healthcare, IT and Business Services on 0141 212 5130 or drop us a line on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.