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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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SLS Recruitment - Birmingham UK - 20/10/2019

Our client is a world leader within the marketing and Sales industry, and is on the lookout for the next generation of Sales Assistants...

Waiting and Bar Staff

Off to Work - Birmingham UK - 19/10/2019

An exciting opportunity has come up to work in an amazing, world-renowned, horse racing event, and it has YOUR name all over it! Are...

Area Manager - Education Sector

Interaction Recruitment - Birmingham UK - 18/10/2019

My client, a leading company in the Education sector based nationally are currently recruiting for Area Managers on a permanent contract. The salary is...

Commercial Solicitor

Search Consultancy - Birmingham UK - 18/10/2019

Commercial Solicitor4-8 yrs PQEBirminghamMy client, a highly-regarded regional Birmingham firm, is seeking a Commercial Solicitor for their growing Corporate and Commercial team. You will...

Payroll Manager - Growing Bureau - Progression Opportunity

REED - Birmingham UK - 18/10/2019

Reed Accountancy Practice are working with this large Payroll Bureau to assist in finding a Payroll Manager for their team. The company run a...

Service Recruitment Consultant

Meridian Business Support - Birmingham UK - 18/10/2019

Service Recruitment Consultant Due to expansion and continued success Meridian Business Support currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Service Recruitment Consultant to...

Sales Engineer

Search Consultancy - Birmingham UK - 18/10/2019

Do you want to work for one of the world's leading manufacturing equipment specialists? Do you want the brand and structure to clearly define...


Extra Drivers - Birmingham UK - 18/10/2019

CLASS 2 DRIVERS We are currently recruiting a number of Class 2 Drivers for a well known client based in the Birmingham area. The...

IT Support Engineer

CV Screen - Birmingham UK - 18/10/2019

IT Suppport Engineer with strong VMWare and Server experience is required by a Construction Software House based in Birmingham.The successful candidate will work...

Applications Engineer - Chillers / Data Centres £55k base + bonus

Jamieson Clark Limited - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

Industry - Building Services / HVAC / Air Conditioning / Chillers / Control Solutions / Close Control / BEMS / Central Plant / Precision...

Area Sales Manager / Area Sales Executive

Mandeville Recruitment Group - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

THE COMPANY My client is a leading distributor of materials for the construction industry. They are looking for an Area Sales Manager to sell their...

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Huxley Associates - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

Our office in Birmingham is located in the heart of the city centre and a five minute walk from two train stations - you're...

Relief Sous Chef

Pertemps Network Catering - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

Relief Sous Chef– Bespoke Caterers (Rosette standard) – Covering the Midlands/Buckinghamshire-  £26,000 - £28,000 per annum plus mileage.My client is...

Database Administrator

PAREXEL - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

PAREXEL Informatics is one of the industry’s leading solution providers and we help customers accelerate the drug development process through innovation. Our product portfolio...

Field Sales Executive

Connect 3 Recruitment Limited - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Field Sales Executive to join one of the UK's most successful professional services companies for contractors and...

Desktop Support Engineer

Network IT - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

Desktop Engineer – West Midlands3 Months Temp Contract (Immediate Start)Circa £15 P/H (Inside IR35)A public sector organisation in Birmingham is currently seeking an experienced...

Training Coordinator

High Meadow Recruitment Ltd - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Training Coordinator to join my client's team in Edgbaston, Birmingham. Directly reporting in to the organisation's...

Property Surveyor

Brite Recruitment Ltd - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

PROPERTY SURVEYOR A rapidly expanding organisation within the funeral sector is looking for a Property Surveyor to join their ever-growing team on an initial...

Machinist / Conventional Turner

Workforce - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

Our client is a renowned contract toolroom. They are seeking a manual turner for their operations in Kings Norton. Day to day duties will...

Finance Manager

REED - Birmingham UK - 17/10/2019

REED Finance is partnered with a fantastic South Birmingham based client to recruit a permanent Finance Manager. This role will be managing a small...

Jobs in Birmingham.

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The average annual wage for jobs in Birmingham is £30,193p.y. Nice! Highest is a huge £850,000 per annum.

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