Working in Edinburgh
Edinburgh city region’s burgeoning economy and global reputation
for cultural excellence make it an irresistible place in which to
work and live.
The city region’s population of approximately 1.2m is highly
skilled. Edinburgh has the highest percentage of professionals in
the UK with 43% of the population holding a degree level or
professional qualification. The region can persuasively claim to be
the powerhouse of the Scottish economy.
The city region’s job market represents a compelling mixture of
opportunity and job security. In 2006, employment rates reached an
all-time high, surpassing those of any city in England.
Edinburgh’s workforce enjoys a reputation at the forefront of
various sectors including science and technology, finance, tourism
and the arts.
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