Business expansion
United Kingdom
North West; Greater Manchester;
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
6 July 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


The BBC has announced plans to create 200 new jobs at its media centre in Salford. The jobs in the corporation's digital services will involve building apps, games and websites for its sport, education and children's services. The new roles will include engineers, designers and managers. Following the opening of the northern base in 2011, the BBC now employs 3,000 workers in Salford as the site continues to expand. The timeframe for the creation of these latest jobs has not yet been announced. 


  • 6 July 2017: Manchester Evening News


Eurofound (2017), BBC, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 91516, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91516.