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Home to Arthur’s Seat, the Museum of Scotland and a self-titled castle - Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland that is known all over the world.

Edinburgh is Scotland's second most populous city and the seventh most populous in the United Kingdom and is the second largest financial city in the UK. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, the city has long been a centre of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scots law, literature, the sciences and engineering.

The city's historical and cultural attractions have made it the United Kingdom's second most popular tourist destination, attracting over one million overseas visitors each year.

The origins of Edinburgh date back to the early years of mankind, with the earliest known human habitation in the Edinburgh area was at Cramond, where evidence was found of a Mesolithic campsite dated to c. 8500 BC. Traces of later Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements have been found on Castle Rock, Arthur's Seat, Craiglockhart Hill and the Pentland Hills. When the Romans arrived in Lothian at the end of the 1st century AD, they found a Celtic Brittonic tribe whose name they recorded as the Votadini. At some point before the 7th century AD, the Gododdin built the hill fort of Din Eidyn or Etin. Although its location has not been identified, it seems likely they would have chosen a commanding position like the Castle Rock, Arthur's Seat, or Calton Hill.

The royal burgh was founded by King David I in the early 12th century on land belonging to the Crown, though the precise date is unknown. Following the Treaty of Union in 1706, the Parliaments of England and Scotland passed Acts of Union in 1706 and 1707 respectively, uniting the two kingdoms in the Kingdom of Great Britain effective from 1 May 1707. In the second half of the century, the city was at the heart of the Scottish Enlightenment, when thinkers like David Hume, Adam Smith, James Hutton and Joseph Black were familiar figures in its streets. Edinburgh became a major intellectual centre, earning it the nickname ‘Athens of the North’ because of its many neo-classical buildings and reputation for learning, recalling ancient Athens.

The city is the annual venue of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. It is home to national institutions such as the National Museum of Scotland, the National Library of Scotland and the Scottish National Gallery. The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582 and now one of four in the city, was placed 23rd in the QS World University Rankings in 2018.

The city is also famous for the Edinburgh International Festival and the Fringe, the latter being the world's largest annual international arts festival.

Historic sites in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the churches of St. Giles, Greyfriars and the Canongate, and the extensive Georgian New Town, built in the 18th century. Edinburgh's Old Town and New Town together are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which has been managed by Edinburgh World Heritage since 1999.

Edinburgh is home to a number of cultural icons, such as Sean Connery, Ronnie Corbett, John Leslie, Shirley Manson, Nina Nesbitt and Gail Porter.

Hotel Receptionist

REED - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Hotel Receptionist £18,000 – Permanent role Based in Edinburgh One of Reed’s exclusive clients is currently recruiting for a Receptionist in their...

Database Officer

REED Technology - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Database Officer Circa £25,000 This a great opportunity to join a fantastic organisation in the third sector. The successful candidate will be...

Statistical Data Analysis Manager

REED Technology - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Salary - £40,000 - £45,000 This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of remarkable talent who are continuing...

Recruitment Advisor

Macmillan Davies - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Macmillan Davies are supporting our client, a global professional services business, in recruiting for a Recruitment Advisor to further compliment their existing resourcing team. This...

Senior Software Engineer Remote Working - Edinburgh

Be-IT Resourcing - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Remote working or office based – you choose. Do you value team work and a work/life balance? Are you a senior software engineer and...

Refrigeration Engineer Catering

Rise Technical Recruitment Limited - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Exciting role being offered for a Commercial Refrigeration Engineer in a market-leading company where you will play a key role in the growth of...

Senior Cloud Engineer - Remote

Be-IT Resourcing - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

We have an amazing opportunity for a Senior Cloud Engineer. This company have offices in central Edinburgh and their work environment is light and...

Customer Accounts Administrator

Change Recruitment - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Customer Account Administrator£10 per hourEdinburgh City CentreImmediate startFront line customer support role for leading Edinburgh City Centre software organisation, this is initially a...

Receptionist

Cordant People - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Cordant People are currently recruiting for receptionists for various clients across Edinburgh and surrounding areas. These shifts are ad-hoc and flexible working between 1...

Quality Manager - SE Edinburgh Area

Harrison Scott Associates - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Our Client is a well established and successful multinational manufacturer who offer a range of customized packaging solutions across a wide product portfolio with...

HR Admin Recruitment

Pertemps Edinburgh Commercial - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

Pertemps Scotland Ltd are working with our client in central Edinburgh to recruit for HR Administrators on a temporary basis for around 2 months. The...

Multi-drop, van driver, courier driver - TRAINING PROVIDED

DCS Recruitment - Edinburgh UK - 18/10/2019

EXCITING NEW OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME A DELIVERY DRIVER! We are looking for a number of Delivery Drivers to work out of one of our...

Azure Technical Specialist - Edinburgh

Be-IT Resourcing - Edinburgh UK - 17/10/2019

Would you like to join a large Group Technology and Change team in Edinburgh as the Azure Technical Specialist? Would you like to work...

Engineering Lead/Manager

Advantage Resourcing - Edinburgh UK - 17/10/2019

Project Engineer Lead/ManagerPermanent opportunitySalary - Negotiable EdinburghAdvantage Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Project Engineering Lead/Manager to work with our prestigious client at their facility...

Mixed Signal Engineer

Advantage Resourcing - Edinburgh UK - 17/10/2019

Mixed Signal EngineerEdinburghInitial 6 month contract or Permanent SC Clearance Advantage Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Mixed Signal Engineer to work with our...

Senior Performance Analyst

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Edinburgh UK - 17/10/2019

Senior Performance Analyst, 12 Month FTC, Edinburgh City Centre, Competitive Salary Your new companyYour new company is one that is currently going through growth...

Field Service Engineer

Future Engineering Recruitment Ltd - Edinburgh UK - 17/10/2019

Field Service Engineer Scotland (Edinburgh/Aberdeen/Dundee) £26,000 - £27,000 Basic + Overtime (£45k OTE) + Company Vehicle + Bonus +...

Credit Controller Legal Experience Essential

REED - Edinburgh UK - 17/10/2019

My client has an opportunity for a Credit Controller to join their growing team. This is a great opportunity to develop your Finance career...

Graphic Designer

Vision Events - Edinburgh UK - 17/10/2019

Graphic Designer Location: Edinburgh, Mid LothianSalary: Competitive, DOEContract: Full time, Maternity Cover ContractHours: Basic 45-hour week. Working days will be 5 out of 7...

Support Consultant

Fyte - Edinburgh UK - 17/10/2019

Company description: Morgan Philips Group is an innovative recruitment business with a footprint across 4 continents. In just 5 years, we have built a...

Financial Accountant

Change Recruitment - Edinburgh UK - 16/10/2019

Change Accountancy are supporting our client with an exciting senior role within their finance team to hire an experienced accountant to work closely with...

Field Sales Executive

REED - Edinburgh UK - 16/10/2019

Field Sales Executive  £20,000 to £24,000 Base + Competitive Bonus Based In Edinburgh Reed Sales are currently recruiting for a...

Cleaning Supervisor

Atalian Servest - Edinburgh UK - 16/10/2019

Reference Number: C-CS-EDIN/RLQ-TA-1610Job Title: Office Cleaning Supervisor - pmLocation: Edinburgh, EH3Pay Rate: £9.50 p/hHours per week: 16hrsShift Times: 17.00 - 20...

Repairs Coordinator/ Engineer

Cordius Ltd - Edinburgh UK - 16/10/2019

The Company is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’...

Jobs in Edinburgh.

We really hope that we can help you get a brilliant role in Edinburgh.

Average yearly wage for jobs in Edinburgh is £28,239 per annum. #inthemoney Highest is a massive £450,000 per annum.

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

Edinburgh Average Salary:
£28,239
London Average Salary:
£41,954
UK Average Salary:
£27,500

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