IT Recruitment


The IT marketplace is one of the most buoyant and fast-moving of them all. With new technologies being developed each week, the IT industry needs a professional  IT recruitment agency that can keep up!

Bristol has now become the number one city for expanding Digital and Technology businesses in the UK, second only to London. 

Applause IT are fortunate enough to have worked in Bristol and the South West for the last 15 years and we are committed to helping Bristol based businesses to capitalise on the economic growth of the region by connecting employers with their future IT employees. 

We Help Businesses of All Shapes and Sizes

Over the last 5 years there has been massive change in Bristol, both in the Digital and Technology sectors but also in the businesses that support this growth. The Engine Shed and Bristol and Bath Science park are one of the most popular areas of the city, housing some of the most exciting start-ups and young and inspiring companies. The city and region has become an attraction to not only large unicorn businesses such as Just Eat but also attracting some of the best US start-ups, Silicon Valley has to offer. 

Applause IT help recruit high calibre employees for a huge range of businesses across Bristol and the South West, from start-up ventures to established software houses and UK household names. We understand that with each business comes a new set of challenges and problems for our experienced IT recruitment consultants to solve with their specialist expertise in the IT and Digital sector.

Our Bristol Team

We have a dedicated team of professional IT recruitment consultants and resource consultants who cover the whole of the South West. All of whom have built recruitment partnerships with a variety of businesses in Bristol and the surrounding towns.

These include digital and creative agencies, software houses, Virtual-Reality companies, leading brands and eCommerce retailers, logistics and supply chain companies, managed services providers, telecoms providers and more!

Our Bristol recruitment team have helped our clients to find a huge range of IT professionals, from; software, mobile, web and games developers to web and digital designers, from IT Support engineers and software testers through to project managers, business analysts, marketing professionals and Heads of…

Personal, Proactive, Proven – Our Process

Picking a recruitment partner is tough, we know this. We believe IT recruitment agencies should be an extension of your business; be able to promote your organisation and sell your career opportunity as well as you can. That's why at Applause IT we advocate a single point of contact approach.

So whether you're looking to recruit permanent talent or contract/interim support, you'll only ever work with one consultant. Through this approach, we're able to develop a long term recruitment partnership with you and gain a deeper understanding of your business needs.

Recruitment can be time-consuming, costly and drag you away from your key duties. We’re here to stop that from happening.

We Do It All, All Over Bristol and the South West

Bristol and the South West is home to some great universities that produce excellent IT and Engineering graduates – University of Bristol, University of West England (UWE), Plymouth University and the University of Exeter– and we help these talented graduates find their first jobs in IT with fantastic local businesses.  With Bristol and the South West growing as quickly as it is graduates are also moving to the area for employment and the range of opportunities on offer, no surprises here!

We also help companies find more experienced, high calibre IT candidates for businesses looking to hire at a higher level. The expertise within our business and our commitment to understanding our clients’ individual business needs mean only the most suitable IT candidates are shared with our clients.

Above and Beyond – It’s What Every Client Deserves

Unlike many other IT recruitment companies, for us, the recruitment process doesn’t end once you have hired your ideal IT professional. We continue to work with you to ensure the candidate has a smooth employment transition and settles in well to your business.

We are always there to answer questions you may have and give our expert advice about IT recruitment strategy and the employment market in Bristol and the South West.

So if you are unsure about what you need, then just ask, call our Bristol IT recruitment team!