Cambridge - The Place to Be

Cambridge - for technology, science, business and more. A brilliant place to live and work; a highly desirable destination for people who want to build a career while enjoying a healthy quality of life. Home to the world-class University of Cambridge and the internationally respected Cambridge high technology and life sciences cluster, it has an unparalleled reputation as a centre of learning and innovation. Choose this region and you get the best of all worlds!

The region is committed to hiring the best graduates.  See what CEOs from our member companies have to say about the importance of graduates to them HERE.


From start-ups to billion dollar companies, Cambridgeshire has a rich, diverse and resilient economy focused on innovation.  That means a wide range of career opportunities, in areas including

  • semiconductors
  • wireless technology
  • display technology
  • sensors
  • inkjet technology
  • mobile telecommunications
  • instrumentation
  • drug discovery
  • drug development and delivery
  • agricultural biotechnology
  • animal healthcare
  • genetics
  • high-value manufacturing
  • low carbon environmental goods and services


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Facts and figures

  • Less than 2% unemployment
  • Cambridge is the scientific research and development capital of the UK, with five times more R&D jobs than the UK average
  • 46% of Cambridge residents are educated to degree level, compared to 26% nationally
  • Cambridge has the highest innovation rate of any city in the UK and the area has been awarded two European ‘Labels of Excellence’ for innovation and support for hi-tech start-ups
  • The universities and businesses as well as our world-class teaching hospital collaborate to bring exceptional outcomes
  • According to a recent survey, high salaries are being paid in Cambridge to attract the best software graduates in hi-tech

Cambridgeshire is a region of contrasts.  Some of the oldest and most beautiful architecture in the country sits alongside ultra-modern eco-friendly buildings. Students still cycle to lectures in ancient colleges, while the world's longest guided busway reaches a variety of science, business and research parks in and around the city.

  • Its new shopping areas offer all the latest high street chains alongside smaller independent shops
  • Cambridge has 12 museums and art galleries as well as cinemas, theatres and many pubs, restaurants and cafe
  • The district of South Cambridgeshire has been ranked in the Top 10 Places to Live by Channel 4’s Location, Location, Location
  • The region boasts a wealth of outdoor spaces, parks and outdoor attractions plus a range of sports, health and leisure facilities

For advice on moving into this great area, and some helpful hints on renting or finding property in the region, click here

For information on moving to the area from graduates who have recently made the move, look at our monthly blog here.


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