London has drawn in young professionals for decades, due to the job opportunities, culture – and the cutting-edge social scene, of course! In fact, 24% of central London’s population is made up of 25-34 year olds.
There are over 40,000 tech companies in the country’s capital – mostly populated around Shoreditch and Old Street. However, for creative jobs such as digital marketing, the majority of brands are situated in Islington, Camden and Soho – although there are opportunities everywhere.
Working in London
You won’t find the same abundance of digital vacancies available anywhere else. No matter what industry you want to work in – whether it’s fashion, finance or travel, there will always be opportunities available.
So, whether it’s an in-house job you’re after, or a specialist PR, social media, content, PPC or SEO role at an agency, start your job search today. For inspiration, take a look at our list of top 10 agencies below.
Top 10 agencies in London
Does degree subject matter?*
Have marketing degrees
Have art and design degrees
Have creative writing and advertising degrees
*stats from included agency owners/managers
If you choose to live in London, you’ll have lots of opportunities to build your digital marketing knowledge, whilst meeting like-minded professionals. In fact, these events will help you to do just that.
It comes as no surprise that London is the most expensive city on our list, but that’s the price you pay for living in a bustling, creative and exciting capital city. The sheer volume of opportunities and things to do means that prices will be higher; but for many, it’s worth it.
Average cost of a one bed flat (monthly rent)
£1,720.39 (city centre)
£1,212.91 (outside city centre)
Average monthly commuting costs
Monthly gym membership
Average cost of a meal at an inexpensive restaurant
Channel your inner child in London’s adult ball pit bar!
Throw yourself back into a sea of over one million balls, and enjoy retro cocktails that will bring on the ultimate nostalgia.
With cocktails paying homage to some of the best retro sweets around (think everything from the classic Dip Dab to Skittles), they’re well worth a try. This quirky night out is so unique, and unlike any other.
As the prime spot for that Insta Boomerang, it’s firmly on the list of everyone’s things to do in London – so why not see what the fuss is all about?
The gateway to Spitalfields and Brick Lane, if you live in London, you can’t miss out on the opportunity to do some shopping here.
Independent stall holders showcase their unique, handcrafted wares. On Saturdays, you’ll get to browse the racks for unique clothing and ethical goods; and a specialist arts market are held here most months – check out exact dates on the website.
With food trucks, and pubs nearby, you can easily spend a whole day in Spitalfields – we bet you won’t be able to resist buying something!