IT Recruitment


With a digital job pool second only to London, Manchester is a tech city with European clout and huge recruitment potential.

We’re proud to work with some of the best Manchester-born companies including LateRooms and Boohoo, both of which were named in Tech North’s 2017 report as Manchester’s leading tech brands.

In 2016, Investment bank GP Bullhound reported that the North of England alone had 11 tech companies valued at more than £1 billion – more than other thriving European cities in Sweden and Germany

Manchester IT recruitment scene

  • 62,653 Digital Jobs
  • 898 Start-up births to recruit for
  • £47,349 Average IT job salary
  • 85% Tech sector growth potential

Reasons IT professionals choose Manchester:

  • 75% of Manchester IT professionals like the overall quality of life
  • 85% of Manchester IT professionals like the tech sector growth potential
  • 69% of Manchester IT professionals like the strength of the digital economy

Recruiting in the North West, Manchester:

What better location to grow your IT career than in the city which created the forefather of all modern computers? In 1948, the Small-Scale Experimental Machine (SSEM) nicknamed, Baby, executed its first program spurring a digital revolution which changed the world we live in.

Baby Manchester IT  Computer

Manchester hasn’t lost its eye for computer science. David Levine, CEO of DigitalBridge states that

Manchester is one of the world’s leading research centres for computer vision and machine learning with a great talent pool coming out of the universities

Of course, it’s not just the job opportunities that make Manchester an ideal city to recruit in.  The quality of life is also a huge factor in any job move. Manchester is a mecca for music, nightlife, and shopping.

As though being hailed the sporting capital of Europe wasn’t enough, Manchester has set its sights even higher and is well on its way to the arts and culture capital. Having recently invested in the £25M HOME arts centre, it will also be unveiling a £110M Old Granada Studios in 2019, which will act as the base for the Manchester International Festival featuring theatre, dance, music, and more.

After a break from the city? Fight the IT department stereotype, and enjoy the great outdoors. Manchester has natural beauty on its doorstep in the Peak District and Lake District within easy reach.

Manchester attracts IT talent from all over the UK and Europe but also has a well-established stream of homegrown support. Comprising part of the elite Russell Group, Manchester University can count 25 Nobel Prize winners among its staff and students, the most of any university in the UK after Oxford and Cambridge, making a highly competitive graduate recruitment scene.

We’re recruiting in Manchester! If you’re looking for work in the following sectors: Development, Infrastructure, Marketing, Project Office: Business Analysts, Project Manager, Product Manager, Quality & Assurance Testing or Support roles, give us a call! Our specialist Manchester recruitment consultant will be happy to speak with you.

Looking to grow your IT team in Manchester?

Our specialist IT recruitment consultants, go Above and Beyond to ensure your company grows with the right talent. Our Manchester-based recruitment consultants offer competitive insights, data-driven analysis and a wealth of experience recruiting in Manchester and Greater Manchester area. 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 Manchester.

Our latest jobs in Manchester

Java Developer - Intermediate. eCommerce / Agile

Permanent £32000 – £42000
Stockport, Greater Manchester
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JavaScript Developer - React.JS, Node.JS

Permanent £35000 – £45000
Altrincham, Greater Manchester
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Mobile and Web Tester - Salford - £30k

Permanent £22000 – £30000
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Front End Developer - HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery)

Permanent £20000 – £25000
Birmingham, Greater Manchester
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Java Developer - Leading UK Tech Business ($1.5B+ Company)

Permanent £45000 – £55000
Manchester, Greater Manchester
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C#.Net, WCF, SQL Software Engineers and Lead Developers

Permanent £40000 – £50000
Wilmslow, Greater Manchester
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Application Support Analyst - .NET, SQL Systems, VMWare

Permanent £28000 – £35000
Warrington, Greater Manchester
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1st - 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer, Windows, Outlook 365

Permanent £20000 – £23000
Macclesfield, Greater Manchester
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Java developer (Java , SQL, OOA/D) -financial services -Bolton

Permanent £25000 – £40000
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SQL Server DBA (Database Administrator) - Chorley, nr Preston

Permanent £35000 – £60000
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