Milton Keynes in the top three UK cities where people want to quit their jobs

    A new study has found that Milton Keynes is 2nd in the UK for people wanting to leave their jobs.

    Results from a brand new study by Funky Pigeon has found that Milton Keynes is the second highest city in the UK for people wanting to leave their jobs.

    The study analysed the Google search data of 20 resignation related phrases, such as ‘resignation letter’, ‘template for resignation letter’, ‘writing a resignation letter’, ‘how to write a resignation letter’, in the UK’s 60 most populated cities to discover where the most people were considering leaving their current jobs.

    The research found that Milton Keynes was second in the list with 85.28 average monthly searches per 10,000 people in the city searching for these resignation related terms, suggesting that the MK is one of the top in the UK where employees are unhappy in their jobs.

    Cambridge came out on top with 97.97 average monthly searches per 10,000 people and in third place was Manchester with 81.35.

    The top 25 cities where people want to find a new job are:

    Rank

    City/Town

    County

    Average monthly searches

    (per 10,000)

    1

    Cambridge

    Cambridgeshire

    97.97

    2

    Milton Keynes

    Buckinghamshire

    85.28

    3

    Manchester

    Greater Manchester

    81.35

    4

    Leeds

    West Yorkshire

    80.26

    5

    Reading

    Berkshire

    78.07

    6

    Norwich

    Norfolk

    77.65

    7

    Peterborough

    Cambridgeshire

    76.84

    8

    Exeter

    Devon

    74.57

    9

    Ipswich

    Suffolk

    74.50

    10

    York

    North Yorkshire

    73.46

    11

    Colchester

    Essex

    72.29

    12

    Bristol

    Bristol

    72.21

    13

    Bournemouth

    Dorset

    69.95

    14

    Northampton

    Northamptonshire

    68.32

    15

    Oxford

    Oxfordshire

    68.31

    16

    Nottingham

    Nottinghamshire

    67.99

    17

    Aberdeen

    Aberdeen

    67.77

    18

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Tyne and Wear

    66.70

    19

    Edinburgh

    Edinburgh

    66.59

    20

    Swindon

    Wiltshire

    64.81

    21

    Watford

    Hertfordshire

    63.87

    22

    Glasgow

    Glasgow

    62.90

    23

    London

    London

    62.82

    24

    Slough

    Berkshire

    62.79

    25

    Telford

    Shropshire

    60.92

    The research comes as the card brand has released a range of cards to help people resign.

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