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Tech job numbers and salaries drop in London

The number of tech jobs on offer in the Capital has dropped in the past quarter, according to the latest Tech Cities Job Watch report from resourcing giant Experis, with salaries in London also experiencing a downturn.

The company’s Q3 analysis of 52,000 tech jobs advertised across 10 UK tech hubs saw an 8% drop in the number of job ads in London, to 35,610, as well as a 1% fall in salaries.

London jobs still offer the highest average permanent salary, £52,649 in Q3, but average pay is creeping up elsewhere.

Cambridge experienced a 7% increase in tech salaries, to £44,821, Manchester’s pay grew 5% to £38,474, and Leeds saw a 2% increase to £38,900.

“London’s top position as one of the world’s tech capitals is secure for a while to come,” Experis Europe MD Geoff Smith told Tech City News....