CAREERS IN… Computing & Informatics

Computing & Informatics The links below are relevant to Computing & Informatics and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

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Prospects – Graduate Careers Website – find careers advice, graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.

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  • Job Vacancies – Search graduate jobs, graduate schemes, internships and work experience opportunities with graduate employers.

Inside Careers – Gain a real understanding of the profession and find out all you need to know about the leading IT graduate recruiters and their graduate IT jobs, internships and placements.

British Computer Society – The Chartered Institute for Technology represents the IT profession. A useful resource to keep up to date with issues and developments in the IT sector.

NHS Careers – Health Informatics – Health informatics is one of the fastest growing areas within healthcare, find out more about this career and how to get into it.

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Acorn – Acorn is one of the UK’s leading recruitment and training companies and has a specialist division in IT & Digital. Search for job opportunities by job sector and location. Also find out about Acorn IT Bootcamps – a 6 week industry specific intensive training programme.

Anderson Frank International – Recruits for the niche NetSuite software market. – the official jobsite for the BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT.

Churchill Frank International – Focuses on Big Data, specifically SAS, Hadoop and Qlikview.

Computer Weekly Jobs – Search for jobs and browse the A-Z of companies.

Computer Recruiter – A specialist IT recruitment agency in Cardiff, South Wales.

Connectus – IT recruitment agency with jobs in the UK and worldwide.

CW Jobs – Search IT jobs by sector, role, location or company.

Dice – UK technology jobs.

Gradcracker – Search internships and graduate opportunities with a range of employers.

Intapeople – IntaPeople is a recruitment consultancy based in Cardiff specialising in IT.

Jobs Stats – Tracking IT jobs and salaries UK wide.

IT Jobs Post – IT jobs board dedicated solely to IT job vacancies.

IT Jobs Watch – Tracking jobs in the IT sector.

ITSUS Consulting – Cardiff based company specialising in cyber & intelligence, testing & evaluation and system integration work.

LinkedIn- Student Jobs – Search thousands of student internships and jobs for graduates on LinkedIn. Set up alerts for jobs in your field.

Mason Frank International – Focuses on jobs.

NHS Wales Informatics Service – Offers a range of computing vacancies and recruit on a regular basis. NWIS also offers work experience opportunities. For more information view Working with Us

Nigel Frank International – The recognized global leader in Microsoft technology recruitment.

Pearson Frank International – Specialises in Java, Web and PHP jobs.

People Per Hour – Freelance site which includes IT projects.

Science & Technology Facilities Council – student internships – One of Europe’s largest research organisations specialising in science, engineering, computing and technology. STFC offer a variety of opportunities for undergraduates including: sandwich placements and paid vacation schemes. Whilst working at STFC you will gain on the job work experience, working on real projects alongside expert scientists and engineers.

Sorenson Media – Cardiff based company that offers software engineering opportunities. – SpaceCareersUK is a valuable resource for students and graduates interested in working in the growing space sector. It includes different career paths into the space industry, placement and job opportunities.

STEM Graduates – Specialised careers site for students studying Science, IT, Engineering and Maths subjects. Includes jobs with an immediate start and graduate schemes.

STEM Women – Promoting Opportunities, Employers and Events to Female Students (and Graduates) studying STEM subjects.

Technojobs – Job site specialising in the IT and technology sectors.

TargetJobs IT – IT and technology graduate jobs, internships and careers advice.

Top Engineer – Search engineering jobs by sector and location.

Washington Frank International – Delivers for the SME ERP software market, which has over $10bn annual revenues.

Women in Technology – Jobs – Women in Technology job board where you will find vacancies being advertised by firms and organisations that are showing a real commitment to increasing the number of female technologists working for them.


Digital Communities Wales – As a Digital Volunteer, you’ll be changing people’s lives – helping them communicate with friends and family, shop, send email, apply for jobs and get help with benefits.


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CGI – careers UK – The fifth-largest independent IT services provider in the world with a base in Bridgend, south Wales. Explore industrial placements and graduate job opportunities.

IBM – Careers – Search for industrial and summer placements and graduate opportunities

NHS Wales Informatics Service – Find out about jobs and opportunities with NWIS

Tessella – careers – An international analytics, software services and consulting company. Find out about Tessella – graduate jobs

Employer Directories

Fast track – Tech Track 100 – This league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech companies with the fastest-growing sales over the latest three years.

Prospects – Find Graduate Employers – Search A-Z of graduate employers.

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation – job seekers section – Provides advice on using recruitment agencies. To identify recruitment agencies in your field view the REC membership directory too.

AGCAS Industry Insight – Information technology and telecommunications – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.

Maths, I.T. and computing – 'What do graduates do?’ presents information on the employment of recent graduates.

The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.

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