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Best pay is in London

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London is still the place to come and seek your fortune, with engineers in the capital earning an average basic income of ú45,400 compared to ú42,200 in the South East, ú32,600 in Wales, and ú34,400 in Northern Ireland.

Engineers in northern England earn ú35,000 average, but the north/south earnings divide is narrowing, with those in the north showing the biggest wage rise of 21.1%, followed by Scotland (20.97%) and East Midlands (20.93%).

At the bottom of the salaries growth scale, Wales saw growth of 14.7%, south west Yorkshire and Humberside 14.6%, while in Northern Ireland pay was up by just 13.38% since 1999.

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