Unsurprisingly, Greater London is at the forefront of explosive growth in the UK tech market, recognised as the largest and fastest growing technology hub in the UK and one of the most connected tech ecosystems globally, behind Silicon Valley.
High tech start-ups have flocked in their thousands to Greater London (EC1, EC2), encompassing St Luke’s and Hackney Road, Shoreditch, Finsbury and Islington, stretching to London Bridge and Southbank. The ‘Silicon Roundabout’ hosts a vibrant and daring start-up culture, home to some of the most innovative and ground-breaking technology start-ups in Europe. Taking its name from the Old Street Roundabout X Silicon Valley, it is home to a cluster of tech-driven organisations and has enticed global giants such as Google and Microsoft to set up shop.
Naturally, Greater London's start ups has received the largest portion of foreign investment from overseas companies, and as businesses begin to transition from growth to profitability – London’s tech market is set to generate more jobs and bring in more revenue than ever. It is a cornerstone of the UK economy and it is the place for any tech professional to be.