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Salary guides

Calculating what you will need to earn to get by in London can be difficult. Housing is the most substantial cost and is often more expensive than in other comparable cities in Europe. In 2011 the median gross weekly earnings for full-time employees in London was £65118.

Some useful facts In January 2011, 4% of the working age population of London claimed Jobseeker’s Allowance, compared to 5.1% in Northern Ireland19. The average amount of time taken to process new claims is 22 days20.

Salary guide websites www.reedglobal.com/__assets/ asset491.pdf www.paywizard.co.uk/main/ londonpaywizard www.payscale.com/wizards/ choose.asp

A big difference seems to be lower wages and significantly lower minimum wage..

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Moving to London; A Practical Companion for Irish People  
Moving to London; A Practical Companion for Irish People  

A helpful, practical and comprehensive guide to Moving to London for Irish people. Published by the London Irish Centre in May 2012.

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