Milton Keynes ranks 2nd in best cities to work in in the UK

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Who would have guessed – Milton Keynes has been ranked the second best place in the country to work in, according to a new study from Glassdoor.

The popular job & company review and recruitment site awarded the city a job score of 4 out of 5, which is determined by hiring opportunities, cost of living, and overall job satisfaction.With a population of 171,750, the average house price in Milton Keynes was found to be £292,692, and a median base salary of £36,000.

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For us, it is not just concrete cows and roundabouts...

  • You are never more than half a mile away from a park: Milton Keynes offers over 5,000 acres of parkland, rivers, lakes and woodland
  • The first MK Marathon was run in April 2012 and is known as the “Green Marathon"
  • During World War II, 10,000 people worked in secret at Bletchley Park decoding enemy communications
  • Snozone in the Xscape boasts two 220ft high real snow slopes, topped up each day with fresh snow
  • There are over 20,000 parking spaces in Central Milton Keynes
  • The phrase “Cock & Bull Story” derived from the two inns in Stony Stratford High Street
  • The extensive Redway system offers more than 300 kms of safe access for walking and cycling
  • 90% of England and Wales is within five hours coach drive time
  • In October 2015, Milton Keynes was a host city for the Rugby World Cup with three matches being played at stadiumMK
  • The National Bowl is a grass amphitheatre with a capacity of over 65,000 and has seen world class performances from Queen, David Bowie, Robbie Williams, Bruce Springsteen, Take That and The Prodigy
  • There are five international airports within 90 minutes drive of Milton Keynes

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