Jobseekers in Slough celebrate as it's named best place to find a job in the UK


If there’s one thing pretty much all of us want, it’s a good job with a good salary. Making the working week more enjoyable, and life more affordable, a good job can boost levels of happiness and satisfaction.

For jobseekers living in and around Slough, the chances of bagging a great position are higher than ever. The town has been named the best place in the country to find a job for the third time in recent years, making it a great destination for anyone looking to get a foot up on the career ladder.

Why Slough is a great place for jobseekers

Slough, made famous as the setting for cult TV show The Office, came top of the study for two main reasons: vacancies and salaries. Employment site Glassdoor found that the town generally has a high number of jobs available and boasts higher than average salaries.

The research showed that in 2019, there were 23,387 job openings in Slough with an average job satisfaction rating of 3.4. According to the study, the median salary on offer in the town was £30,139, a figure that puts Slough above the national average of £29,009.

Jobs on offer in Slough include positions in tech, IT, marketing, sales, education, customer service and more. This wide variety of vacancies ensures there’s something for every jobseeker and makes the town a great destination for your next career move.

What else does Slough have to offer?

As well as great job opportunities and high salaries, Slough offers convenient access to London, a great range of shops, bars and restaurants and excellent transport links. What’s more, despite it having a wide choice of high-paying positions available, the town is a lot more affordable than the capital, making it easy to relocate to the area.

Finding accommodation in Slough

If you’re considering a move to Slough, you’ll need to find accommodation in the area. While buying and renting in Slough is more affordable than London and other nearby cities, competition for properties can be high, especially in desirable parts of the town.

The best way to secure a property is to start your search early. This will give you the best chance of finding a flat or a house that meets your requirements and is within your price range.

If you’re not familiar with Slough and the surrounding area, it might be worth looking for short term accommodation in the town. This will give you the opportunity to get to know different parts of Slough and find out which neighbourhoods suit you best. Finding a short term let also gives you the chance to search for a job from the comfort of your own home.

Find out more and start your search for a property in Slough by exploring our site or getting in touch with a member of our team.