The East Anglian county of Cambridgeshire has experienced growth within Advanced Engineering and this has helped the local economy outperform many other areas of the UK. The settlements of Cambridge, Huntingdon and Peterborough dominate Engineering recruitment in Cambridgeshire and permanent, temporary and contract hiring opportunities are common.
Recruitment for Engineering jobs in the Cambridgeshire area is conducted by a number of specialist and multi-sector employment agencies. The county town of Cambridge has the highest proportion of Engineer staffing services, predominantly based in the city centre and close to the River Cam. Wisbech, Ely and Newmarket are also popular locations for recruitment agencies, as is St Neots.
Economic overview and salary
Advertised salaries for local Engineering vacancies will vary depending on the specific role. A Senior Mechanical Engineer for instance, can earn £40K-£50K per annum, while a Maintenance Engineer will usually earn £25K-£35K. Graduates from Cambridge University will typically earn the highest Engineering graduate salaries in the country, with average earnings starting at £27,570.
Key industries and employers
The county is home to a number of Engineering employers that have an international reputation. Perkins Engines, a manufacturer of diesel and gas engines, is based in Peterborough and offers careers and technical apprenticeships. Engineering careers are also available with Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, who are situated by Cambridge Airport. Vacancies within the firm typically include Technical Support Engineers, Quality Engineers and Systems Engineers. Other local firms that recruit Engineering staff include BAE Systems and MLM.
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Recruiting personnel within Design, Quality and Maintenance, Recruit Mint offers a personal and low risk service to Engineering clients in the South East of the UK. Offering a 110% rebate on perm placements, we also source staff such as Fitters and Machinists for clients including Redring Xpelair, DC Norris and Titan Motorsport. We take the time to listen to our clients so that we can recommend staff that fully meet their needs and culture.
Recruiting worldwide for general engineering roles, Aeropeople Ltd uses an extensive database to provide your business with bespoke candidates. We cover the majority of roles in the Engineering industry including Environmental Managers, Research & Development and Launch Engineers. Based throughout the UK, we also have offices in Germany and UAE, committed to finding solutions for your permanent, temporary and contract vacancies.
Coverage UK wide and International
Scintillant Life Sciences is exclusively focused to the identification, evaluation and placement of key scientists within the Life Sciences sector in the UK and Europe. With over 40 years’ commercial and scientific experience in Life Sciences, the agency has an intricate understanding of the sector.
Coverage UK & Europe
CB1 Business Centre,
Twenty Station Road,
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LinkPoint's dedicated team of engineering experts specialise in the supply of permanent staff across public and private sectors. We recognise each project's unique requirements and work with you to ensure that we find an exact fit. Whether you're looking for a junior engineer or chartered engineers we have the extensive database to find you the best candidate.
Coverage UK Nationwide
CB1 Business Centre,
Twenty Station Road,
We have specialist consultants for sales, engineering / technical, education, IT and commercial / office. We aim to save our clients both time and money and offer an honest and professional approach to recruiting. Mana will make your recruiting a simple and effective process for all perm/temp/contract roles.
Coverage UK Wide
20 Harborough Road,
We provide permanent and temporary recruitment solutions across the UK. Peritus Plus offers a boutique and holistic approach to recruitment across a range of sectors. We have in place a dedicated specialist team of consultants who have a clear understanding of their individual areas of expertise.
Coverage UK wide
Denny End Road,
Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality, Driving, Education, Engineering, Health Care, Industrial
2a Midgate House Midgate,
South Park Way,
Imperial House Imperial Arcade,
36 Lower Basinghall Street,