South East London

Southwark is home to London Bridge Station, the Shard, Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and Borough Market. Dulwich Picture Gallery and the Imperial War Museum are also within the borough of Southwark. The average Southwark salary is £40,222 with a high demand in Teaching and IT Jobs. One of the top companies hiring in Southwark is Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich borders the River Thames and has a rich royal and maritime history. It has a growing population of over 286,000 residents and is home to shops and street markets, including the Greenwich Covered Market. Greenwich is known for its tourist attractions, such as the Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory and Prime Meridian, Eltham Palace and the O2 Arena. The average Greenwich salary is £28,356. The occupations most in demand are Teaching and Healthcare & Nursing.

Bexley forms part of Outer London and has a population of nearly 250,000. The main settlements are Sidcup, Erith, Bexleyheath, Crayford, Welling and Old Bexley. The Bexley Town Centres strategy for regeneration provides a framework for the development and management of Bexley’s town centres. It is focused on the five larger town centres: Bexleyheath, Crayford, Erith, Sidcup and Welling. The average Bexley salary is £29,919 with high demand in Teaching and Engineering.

There are exciting developments happening in Lewisham town centres and local neighbourhoods, bringing new housing, schools and leisure facilities to the area. The regeneration of Catford town centre is developing new homes, shops and improvements to public space over the next 10–15 years. The average Lewisham salary is £39,277 with a high number of Teaching jobs and Healthcare & Nursing Jobs. Salaries in Lewisham have gone up 33.6% year-on-year while the national annual change is -4.9%.

Bromley is the largest borough in Greater London by area, and it is also one of the most rural. Most of its 333,000 population lives in the east and west of the borough, or in Bromley Town Centre. The shopping centres of The Glades in Bromley and The Walnuts in Orpington offer many job opportunities and the average sales assistant in Bromley can expect to earn £21,475 per annum. The average Bromley salary is £34,689 with a high demand in the IT and Education industries.



Last update:
October 2021