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Known as the UK’s second city, Birmingham is a hub of culture like no other. Located at the heart of the West Midlands, is the largest and most populous British city outside London, with an estimated population of 1,101,360 as of 2014.

Birmingham's early history is that of a remote and marginal area - a far cry from the bustling city that we see today.The city's name comes from the Old English Beormingahām, meaning the home or settlement of the Beormingas – which suggests that Birmingham was established in the 6th or early 7th century as the primary settlement. The main centres of population, power and wealth in the pre-industrial English Midlands lay in the fertile and accessible river valleys of the Trent, the Severn and the Avon. The area of modern Birmingham lay in between, on the upland Birmingham Plateau and within the densely wooded and sparsely populated Forest of Arden. There is evidence of early human activity in the Birmingham area dating back 10,000 years, with stone age artefacts suggesting seasonal settlements, overnight hunting parties and even woodland activities.

The development of Birmingham into a significant urban and commercial centre began in 1166, when the Lord of the Manor Peter de Bermingham obtained a charter to hold a market at his castle, and followed this with the creation of a planned market town and seigneurial borough within his demesne or manorial estate, around the site that became the Bull Ring. Birmingham grew to international prominence in the 18th century at the heart of what is known as ‘the Midlands Enlightenment’ and subsequent Industrial Revolution. This saw the town at the forefront of worldwide advances in science, technology, and economic development - which produced a series of innovations that laid many of the foundations of modern industrial society.

Today the city is a major international commercial centre, ranked as a gamma+ world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network; as well as being an important transport, retail, events and conference hub. Birmingham's major cultural institutions – including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the Library of Birmingham and the Barber Institute of Fine Arts – enjoy international reputations. This has led to the city having a vibrant and influential grassroots art, music, literary and culinary scenes - no wonder it’s the fourth most visited city in the UK by foreign visitors.

Birmingham's sporting heritage can be felt worldwide, with the concept of the Football League and tennis both originating from the city. It is the home of Aston Villa and Birmingham City football clubs, and is host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. It will come as no surprise then that the city has given the world a number of high-profile stars, such as Jasper Carrott, Cat Deeley, Felicity Jones, Ali Campbell, Jaki Graham, Jeff Lynne, Rob Halford and Ozzy Osbourne. Birmingham is affectionately known as ‘the birthplace of metal’ and has spawned numerous leading bands in the genre, such as Black Sabbath and Judas Priest.

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Semi Senior Accountant

Flint & Thompson Limited - Birmingham UK - 24/06/2019

We are looking to recruit a Semi Senior Accountant who is ideally ACCA/ACA part qualified, but not essential, for our growing accountancy practice. This...

Graduate Developer

Haylock Chase - Birmingham UK - 24/06/2019

Graduate Developer Are you a recent Graduate looking to join a Financial Technology company with amazing career progression? This is a fantastic opportunity to work...

Family Legal Assistant

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment - Birmingham UK - 24/06/2019

Family Legal Assistant A Family Paralegal is wanted for a well-regarded high street law firm in South Birmingham. Due to continued growth and expansion...

Sales Assistant - Temporary role

Switch Consulting Recruitment Limited - Birmingham UK - 24/06/2019

Switch Consulting are looking for ENERGETIC, PASSIONATE and CONFIDENT individuals to join the team in the beauty division! Do you dream of working with...

Support Workers (Birmingham)

Edgeview Homes - Birmingham UK - 24/06/2019

POST: SUPPORT WORKER ACCOUNTABLE TO: SERVICE MANAGER RESPONSIBLE TO: SENIOR ROLE: To work as part of a team supporting people who have a learning...

Commercial Solicitor

Search Consultancy - Birmingham UK - 24/06/2019

Commercial Solicitor - Birmingham 2-5 yrs PQEThis role is working for one of the strongest national law firms in Birmingham. Due to increased business...

Supply Teacher

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Birmingham UK - 24/06/2019

Your new roleWorking on a supply basis through Hays, you will benefit from working in a variety of schools without the pressures of planning...

Insurance Business Development Manager/Director - Construction/Real Estate

STRIDE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT LTD - Birmingham UK - 23/06/2019

Insurance Business Development Manager/Director - Construction/Real Estate Birmingham or Manchester £50,000 - £80,000 base (negotiable), six figure package including bonus...

Immediate Start - Sales and Customer Service

SLS Recruitment - Birmingham UK - 23/06/2019

Immediate Start - Sales and Customer ServiceDo you have experience in a Sales or customer service environment?Are you looking for career progression in...

Accounts Assistant

Birmingham Commercial - Birmingham UK - 21/06/2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Accounts Assistant within one of the UK's leading Plastic Manufacturers. This is an opportunity to join an expanding...

Commercial Finance Manager

Greenwell Gleeson - Birmingham UK - 21/06/2019

Greenwellgleeson are recruiting for the role of Commercial Finance Manager to work with a well established business based just outside of Birmingham City Centre...

Sponsorship Account Manager

Switch Job - Birmingham UK - 21/06/2019

This well-established company is looking to appoint an Account Manager to join its expanding, busy commercial team. The successful candidate will support the with...

Recently MRICS Construction Project Managers - West Midlands

Beach Baker Property Recruitment - Birmingham UK - 21/06/2019

Beach Baker has been retained by a number of leading firms (ranging from global consultancies to independent private practices) to assist them in employing...

Supervising Social Worker

Liverpool Social Care -Qualified Hub - Birmingham UK - 21/06/2019

My client is Rated Outstanding by Ofsted, A very well established Independent Agency , providing fostering and care services to Family's across the UK. This Family...

German Speaking Telemarketers

Brook Street - Birmingham UK - 21/06/2019

Are you a native/fluent German speaker?An exciting opportunity awaits to work within an employee focused environment. There are no evenings or weekends to...

Group HR Manager

AD HR - Birmingham UK - 21/06/2019

Group HR Manager Birmingham £38-42 per annum We have an urgent position working for our client based in Birmingham who are recruiting a...

Practice Accountant

Athwal Resourcing Limited - Birmingham UK - 21/06/2019

Our client is a small growing accountancy practice that has gone from strength to strength and is now looking for an addition to join...

Registered Manager

Oakleaf Recruitment - Birmingham UK - 21/06/2019

Oakleaf are currently looking for an experienced registered manager for our supported living service based in Birmingham. We specialise in supporting individuals with learning...

HR Advisor

Search Consultancy - Birmingham UK - 20/06/2019

HR Advisor - Birmingham - up to £32,000Our client, a prestigious and growing professional services organisation are looking for an experienced and...

EYFS Teaching Assistant

Tradewind Recruitment - Birmingham UK - 20/06/2019

Tradewind Recruitment are looking for an EYFS Teaching Assistant who is available to work on a full-time basis in a local school on the outskirts...

Costs Draftsperson / Costs Lawyer

G2 Legal Limited - Birmingham UK - 20/06/2019

A top tier law firm based in Birmingham city centre is now looking to recruit a highly experienced costs draftsperson/costs lawyer to join on a...

Vehicle Panel Beater/Panel Repair Technician

Progress Recruitment Solutions UK - Birmingham UK - 20/06/2019

Vehicle Panel Beater/Panel Repair Technician required for brand new Accident Repair Centre opening in Birmingham/Sutton Coldfield Full time, permanentSalary depending on experience, up to...

Internal Communications Executive

Interserve - Birmingham UK - 20/06/2019

We’re looking for an experienced internal/employee communications professional to join our busy Interserve Internal Communications team as an Internal Comms Executive.  Reporting to...

QA Assistant - Audits

The Binding Site - Birmingham UK - 20/06/2019

We are looking for an individual who understands how Quality works and who wants to be trained in all aspects of Audits (internal and...

Jobs in Birmingham.

We really hope that we can help you discover a brilliant role in Birmingham.

Average yearly wage for jobs in Birmingham is £30,108 per annum. #inthemoney The top salary here is a massive £850,000 a year.

How well do Birmingham jobs pay compared to London and the UK national average?

Birmingham Average Salary:
£30,108
London Average Salary:
£41,982
UK Average Salary:
£27,500

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