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Over 40,000 tech companies

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.

London at twilight

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.

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Living in London

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.

Living Costs*


Average cost of a one bed flat (monthly rent)

£1,720.39 (city centre)
£1,212.91 (outside city centre)


Average monthly commuting costs

£150


Monthly gym membership

£42.58


Average cost of a meal at an inexpensive restaurant

£15


Average cost of a cappuccino

£2.74


Average cost of 0.5l beer

£5


*stats from Numbeo

Things to do in London

Ballie Ballerson

Ballie Ballerson

97 - 113 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3BS

Dans le Noir

Dans Le Noir

30-31 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DU

Frank's Cafe

Frank’s Cafe

Bold Tendencies, 7th-10th Floor Multi Storey Car Park, 95A Rye Ln, London, SE15 4ST

Royal Greenwich Observatory

Greenwich Royal Observatory

Blackheath Ave, Greenwich, London, SE10 8XJ

Harry Potter studio tour

Harry Potter Studio Tour

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden, WD25 7LR

London Dungeons

London Dungeons

Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, Lambeth, London, SE1 7PB

Mint Gun Club

Mint Gun Club

4a Brooke Rd, Clapton, London, N16 7JN

Olympic Park

Olympic Park

Olympic Park, Stratford, London, E20 2ST

Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House - Behind the Scenes

Bow Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DD

Science Museum

Science Museum

Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD

Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe

21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

Sky Garden

Sky Garden

1 Sky Garden Walk, London, EC3M 8AF

Spitalfields

Spitalfields Market

16 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London, E1 6EW

Tate Modern

Tate Modern

Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

London Eye

The London Eye

Lambeth, London SE1 7PB

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