East London

The London Borough of Hackney is in north-east London and is the fastest growing borough in east London. The heart of Hackney is the area known as Hackney Central. To the east is the large open space of Hackney Marshes and to the south is Victoria Park. The average Hackney salary is £31,587. Most live job ads in Hackney are for Teaching and Hospitality jobs.

The average Waltham Forest salary is £31,587, with the top employers being the National Health Service, Waltham Forest Council and Stonegate Pub Company. Waltham Forest is one of the greenest boroughs north of the River Thames.

Newham was formed from the former Essex County boroughs of West Ham and East Ham. It is in the heart of east London and is one of the most diverse places in the country, with more than 200 dialects spoken. The borough is home to London City Airport, The Siemens Crystal, Westfield Stratford City and the Excel Exhibition Centre. The average salary in Newham is £31,587 and the top employer hiring in Newham is the National Health Service. Routes into the health industry include work experience, apprenticeships and university degrees.  

Redbridge is home to the Crossrail Corridor which includes three distinct centres at Seven Kings, Goodmayes and Chadwell Heath, all of which will benefit from new Crossrail services, with significant growth potential with new investment in homes, jobs and social infrastructure. The average salary in Redbridge is £31,583 with a high demand in the Health and Social Care industry.

Havering is a thriving commercial business district and is one of the largest in Greater London at around 40 square miles. Half of this lies in the protected Green Belt, which is a huge draw for visitors. The average Havering salary is £37,424 with the most live job ads in Havering for Hospitality and Social Work jobs.

Barking and Dagenham is around 9 miles east of Central London and home to over 218,534 residents. The average Barking and Dagenham salary is £35,287 with a high demand for careers in Teaching and Logistics & Warehouse. Salaries in Barking and Dagenham have gone up 15.3% year-on-year while the national annual change is 6.4%%.

With over 20k businesses, Tower Hamlets covers much of the traditional East End. The average salary is £39,569 with a high demand for Hospitality and Healthcare Workers.



Last update:
June 2023