Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. It is the second most populous city in the United Kingdom, with a population of over 1.1 million (2014). The wider Birmingham metropolitan area is again the second largest in United Kingdom with a population of 3.7 million. It is widely considered to be the second city of England.
Home to more tech and digital enterprises than any other UK city outside of London, Birmingham is a diverse and exciting business hub which continues to evolve. The tendency for marketing and media industries to move increasingly into the digital sphere makes the area an ideal spot for budding creatives to start their careers. It is additionally the youngest city in Europe, with under-25s accounting for almost 40% of its vast population!