What Jobs?

What is it like working in Slough?

Slough is a large town in Berkshire and within the Greater London catchment. It has attracted people from across the country and world for labour since the 1920’s, which has resulted in the town becoming a major trading centre. Slough has the highest concentration of global corporate HQ’s outside London which will continue to attract more companies following the installation of the new Crossrail. Crossrail have been working with Slough Borough Council on improvements to the area around Slough station. Upon completion, there will be four Elizabeth line trains that will allow passengers to travel right through central London without having to change trains. The Slough Trading Estate is the largest industrial estate in Europe.

Burger King and Lego have head offices in town, paving way for managers, directors and administration staff. Gaming developers and software developers can find careers in Slough with Nintendo placing new offices there. For those working in information technology (Linux Support Engineer, Developers etc.), McAfee, Computer Associates and O2 have offices and headquarters across town.

Job trends in Slough

With Heathrow Airport being in close proximity, many more businesses are setting up offices and distribution centres in the area due to motorway access. With so many companies in Slough, transportation jobs and administrative jobs contribute largely to the economy. 

What is it like living in Slough?

Since 2011, Slough is the most ethnically diverse area in the United Kingdom, making it a great place for a colourful mixture of cultures and lifestyles. Slough is only a 20-minute train ride from central London, so missing out on big events and activities would be difficult. A 2 or 3 bedroom house in Slough currently sits at around £388,000.

What is it like working in Slough?
What is it like working in Slough? >

What is it like working in Slough?

Slough is a large town in Berkshire and within the Greater London catchment. It has attracted people from across the country and world for labour since the 1920’s, which has resulted in the town becoming a major trading centre. Slough has the highest concentration of global corporate HQ’s outside London which will continue to attract more companies following the installation of the new Crossrail. Crossrail have been working with Slough Borough Council on improvements to the area around Slough station. Upon completion, there will be four Elizabeth line trains that will allow passengers to travel right through central London without having to change trains. The Slough Trading Estate is the largest industrial estate in Europe.

Burger King and Lego have head offices in town, paving way for managers, directors and administration staff. Gaming developers and software developers can find careers in Slough with Nintendo placing new offices there. For those working in information technology (Linux Support Engineer, Developers etc.), McAfee, Computer Associates and O2 have offices and headquarters across town.

Job trends in Slough

With Heathrow Airport being in close proximity, many more businesses are setting up offices and distribution centres in the area due to motorway access. With so many companies in Slough, transportation jobs and administrative jobs contribute largely to the economy. 

What is it like living in Slough?

Since 2011, Slough is the most ethnically diverse area in the United Kingdom, making it a great place for a colourful mixture of cultures and lifestyles. Slough is only a 20-minute train ride from central London, so missing out on big events and activities would be difficult. A 2 or 3 bedroom house in Slough currently sits at around £388,000.

£17,500 - Annum
Searching for the best route into Primary teacher training? Hoping to find a salaried option with no tuition fees? Based in SloughIf you want to be paid to train, learn from outstanding teachers and qualify with QTS and a PGCE from the University of ... More Details

CSCS Labourer 5 hours ago

£9 - 12 - Hour
Job Type: TemporaryIndustry: Construction/ Trades & LabourLocation: Ascot (SL5)Pay Rate: £9- 11p/hour Daniel Owen are looking for a reliable and hard working labourer to start work on a project in Ascot. Labourers will be working alongside a well ... More Details

DevOps Engineer 5 hours ago

£50,000 - 60,000 - Annum
Vacancy- DevOps Engineer   Location- Reading   Term- Permanent    Salary- Up to £60,000 per annum (Depending on experience)My client, a well known organisation based in Reading is looking for a DevOps Engineer to come on board and add to their growing ... More Details
Become a BCA Logistics Driver Contractor!From the dock to de-fleet and beyond, BCA touches over 3.5m vehicles a year, working with manufacturers, fleet operators and dealers to provide the backbone of the UK's automotive supply chain.BCA Logistics is the ... More Details
£450 - 550 - Day
EllisKnight are partnered with a fantastic global business and an opportunity has arisen for a Senior User Interface Developer to join them on a 6-month contract to help them migrate their Data Centre and moving applications, based in their European Head ... More Details
£22,987 - Annum
Do you have a passion for delivering high quality nature focussed events to visitors? Are you a creative leader with excellent customer service skills?Visitor Experience OfficerSalary: £22,987 per annum FTE (£13,792 actual)Contract: PermanentHours: ... More Details
£43,000 - Annum
Starting Salary: £43,000 + Generous Benefits Package + Overtime OpportunitiesOffice Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pmAre you a Registered General Nurse looking for the following?* A genuine work life balance, with no bank holidays, evenings or weekends ... More Details
£15 - Hour
Finance AdministratorSalary: £15phBenefits: Some flexibility in working hours, can work around parental responsibilities if required. Company PensionHours: Part time, 12hpwLocation: Bracknell, RG12Based in Bracknell, our client specialises in mortgages, ... More Details

Java Developer 5 hours ago

£50,000 - 60,000 - Annum
Java DeveloperReading£50,000-£60,000 + 33 Days Holiday + Pension + Progression + Flexible WorkingExcellent opportunity for a Java Developer, with commercial experience with Spring Framework, to join a rapidly expanding business offering a great work/life ... More Details

C/C++ Developer 5 hours ago

£50,000 - 60,000 - Annum
C / C++ DeveloperReading£50,000-£60,000 + 33 Days Holiday + Pension + Progression + Flexible WorkingExcellent opportunity for a C / C++ Developer, with commercial experience with GNU Development, to join a rapidly expanding business offering a great ... More Details

Email me jobs like this

Enter your email address and we will send you Sales Manager jobs alerts

Your browser does not support Cookies or JavaScript or this option is turned off in your browser settings.

How to enable Cookies and JavaScript

Your browser is out of date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now

×