Southend has many interesting things to see and do. You can visit the world’s longest pleasure pier, take a ride on the Cliff Railway, or visit the fish at the Sea-Life aquarium.
But one thing you don’t want to do is try to fill a vacancy there. Research from the Centre for Cities has found that Southend offers the lowest weekly wage in the UK at just £413 – the BBC reports.
At the other end of the scale, workers in London can expect to earn an average of £727 per week – way above the national average of £539.
The next six highest earning places are all in the South East, with average wages of £600 or more in Reading, Crawley, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Slough and Oxford.
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