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Famous for the original Harrington jacket, Coronation Street and Manchester United Football Club - Manchester has gifted the world a number of important innovations.

Manchester is a metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, and lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.55 million. The recorded history of Manchester began with the civilian settlement associated with the Roman fort of Mamucium or Mancunium, which was established in about AD 79 on a sandstone bluff near the confluence of the rivers Medlock and Irwell. Following the Roman conquest of Britain in the 1st century, General Agricola ordered the construction of a fort named Mamucium in the year 79 to ensure that Roman interests in Deva Victrix (Chester) and Eboracum (York) were protected from the Brigantes.

Throughout the Middle Ages Manchester remained a manorial township but began to expand rapidly around the turn of the 19th century. Manchester's unplanned urbanisation was brought on by a boom in textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution, and resulted in it becoming the world's first industrialised city.

The Manchester Ship Canal opened in 1894, creating the Port of Manchester and linking the city to the sea, 36 miles to the west. Like most of the UK, the Manchester area was mobilised extensively during the Second World War, and was thus the target of bombing by the Luftwaffe. By late 1940 air raids were taking place against non-military targets, the damage of which took more than 20 years to repair.

Since the early 2000s, Manchester's city centre has undergone extensive regeneration. New and renovated complexes such as The Printworks and the Corn Exchange have become popular shopping, eating and entertainment destinations, with the Manchester Arndale also becoming the UK's largest city centre shopping centre. Old mills have been converted into modern apartments, Hulme has undergone extensive regeneration programmes, and million-pound lofthouse apartments have since been developed. The 169-metre tall, 47-storey Beetham Tower, completed in 2006, is the tallest building in the UK outside London and when finished was the highest residential accommodation in Europe.

Since around the turn of the 21st century, Manchester has been regarded by sections of the international press, British public, and government ministers as being the second city of the United Kingdom. The BBC reports that redevelopment of recent years has heightened claims that Manchester is the second city of the UK. Manchester and Birmingham have traditionally competed as frontrunners for this unofficial title.

Notable for its architecture, culture, musical exports, media links, scientific and engineering output, social impact, sports clubs and transport connections - Manchester is a buzzing cultural hub that is still growing today.

A number of major music artists have arisen from Manchester, such as Oasis, The Smiths, Joy Division and its successor group New Order, Buzzcocks, The Stone Roses, The Fall, 10cc, Godley & Creme, The Verve, Elbow, Doves, The Charlatans, M People, Simply Red, Take That and The Outfield.

Manchester was credited as the main driving force behind British indie music of the 1980s led by The Smiths, later including The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, and James.

Other famous faces that hail from Manchester include Judy Finnigan, Les Dawson, Nick Grimshaw, Michelle Keegan and the legend that is Karl Pilkington.

Graduate Commercial Sales

This is Prime Limited - Manchester UK - 19/04/2019

Graduate Consultancy Sales £22,000/annum + Uncapped Commission M15, Manchester, Greater Manchester This is Prime Description Over the last 20 years, my client...

General Manager Trendy Lodging Concept £60,000 Bonus

CORECRUITMENT - Manchester UK - 19/04/2019

General Manager Trendy Lodging Concept £60,000 + Bonus This is a hotel group that also is more than just accommodation. This concept...

Finance manager

Silverback Events Ltd - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as a Finance Manager based within our Finance Department. This is an ideal opportunity for...

Booking- in Admin

Richard Abson Group - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

We are seeking for a Booking-in Administrator for our prestige client based in Manchester. This is a great opportunity for someone with excellent customer...

MET Strip Fitter

Auto Skills UK - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

MET Technician/ Strip FitterTalented and efficient MET Technician/ Strip Fitter to join this leading team. You will be repairing damaged vehicles in line with...

Sales/Service Advisor

Search Consultancy - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

Job Title: Customer Service & Sales Advisor Job Location: ManchesterJob Salary: £19500 basic plus OTE £25000 Job Hours : 37.5 per...

Panel Beater

Auto Skills UK - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

Panel BeaterTalented and efficient Panel Beater to join this leading team. You will be repairing damaged vehicles in line with the manufacturers’ specifications within...

Vehicle Damage Assessor

Auto Skills UK - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

Vehicle Damage Assessor Talented and efficient Vehicle Damage Assessor to join this leading team. Qualifications required for a Vehicle Damage Assessor: - You will...

Customer Service Representative

Search Consultancy - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

We have a truly fantastic opportunity to work with one of the most recognised brands across the world as a Customer Services Representative!Job...

Trainee Sales Executive

Search Consultancy - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

Trainee Sales Executive£20,000 - £24,000 basic salary per annum Very Realistic 1st year OTE £35k Manchester Monday - Friday...

Care Assistant & Companion, South Manchester

Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

Care Assistant & Companion, South Manchester £9.50 - £10.00 per hour + mileage allowance Part time hours Are you looking...

Software Architect

Searchability - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

Software Architect  – C# / ASP.NET / DevOps / Agile / AWS / Azure Fantastic opportunity for a seasoned Software Architect to...

Customer Service Desk Analyst

SCR - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

The Customer Service Desk is the primary point of contact for all customers and users of M2’s software, systems and devices. The Service Desk...

Senior Recruitment Consultant

S Three - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

SThree are looking for Senior Recruitment Consultants to join our expanding Manchester office. Ideal candidates will have sales experience and worked within a target...

Project Manager - Construction

Bromak Ltd - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

Project Manager / Senior Project Manager Full time, Permanent Manchester area Negotiable Salary + Package Bromak LTD are working closely with a well-known Main...

Risk Surveyor

Insurance Recruitment Services - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

Our client is looking for a Risk Surveyor to join their team in Manchester. Our client is a successful and established insurance Broker based...

Employment Solicitor NQ - 3 yrs PQE

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment - Manchester UK - 18/04/2019

An international firm is keen to speak with Employment Solicitors in the Manchester region. My client, a well known brand with a large national...

Jobs in Manchester.

We genuinely hope that we can help you get a great role in Manchester.

The average annual wage for jobs in Manchester is £31,198p.y. Nice! Highest is a huge £700,000 per annum.

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

Manchester Average Salary:
£31,198
London Average Salary:
£41,833
UK Average Salary:
£27,500

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