Who
are we?

We are a highly professional IT Recruitment Consultancy delivering an exceptional level of service through our true recruitment partnership approach. We believe in working together with our customers as an extension of their employer brand to promote their opportunities to the best talent in the marketplace.

For us to be able to achieve the best results possible for our clients, we promote continuous consultant collaboration to ensure that both technical and recruiter knowledge is being passed through our consultancy to benefit you. We are committed to being a modern social recruiter, leading the way in social recruiting. Recruiting on the tech scene means that we provide the best digital experience possible to clients and candidates.

Through our years of experience within the IT industry, we’ve been able to consistently deliver results across all aspects of our clients’ IT Recruitment needs, from development, support and testing, to professional services, marketing and infrastructure – we do it all, all over the UK!

Tim Morris
Director
Birmingham - Sales
Tim Morris

Tim is a founding Director at Applause IT with 20 years of experience in the IT recruitment industry to draw upon. Tim leads the Business Development activities within the organisation, as well as delivering upon the various accounts he has held for over 10 years. Outside of work, Tim is kept busy looking after 2 daughters and loves to travel.

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Mike Scotney
Director
Birmingham - Operations
Mike Scotney
With 20 years’ IT recruitment experience, Mike has built many relationships with our key clients. Since establishing the agency in 2000, Mike has led the North West team with great success. Outside of work, he’s also a keen marathon runner and busy father of two growing boys.
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Alex Pitts
Permanent Recruitment Manager
Birmingham - Senior Level Hires
Alex Pitts
Alex manages the Permanent Recruitment division at Applause IT – An adopted Brummie, he even completed his undergrad at the University of Birmingham! He loves all things Sport, especially F1 which keeps him busy most weekends.
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Ryan Green
Lead Recruitment Consultant
- Software Development
Ryan Green
Ryan is a straight talking recruitment consultant with attention to detail and a keen insight into IT recruitment in the Leeds, Yorkshire & North West district. He’s an asset to the team and can also mix a mean Manhattan!
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George Postle
Senior Recruitment Consultant
- Data & B.I
George Postle
Joining straight from Coventry Uni, George heads up .NET and Data recruitment in the Midlands and North West. Aside from the world of technical recruitment, Georges’ passions include dining at the finest restaurants Birmingham has to offer. Not one to take defeat casually George holds a strong sporting background as former age-grade Leicester Tiger, now developing into a love for all sports and can usually be found at Villa Park at the weekends.
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Harvey Chawner
Senior Recruitment Consultant
- Infrastructure & DevOps
Harvey Chawner
Fresh out of Worcester Uni, Harvey handles all things DevOps and Infrastructure in the Midlands and North West . Aside from work life, Harvey is a keen sportsman playing for Birmingham City FC when he was younger, despite being a massive Villa fan! He can usually be found somewhere near the kettle with a fresh brew in hand.
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Jon Dealey
Senior Recruitment Consultant
- Software Engineering
Jon Dealey
Jon has worked in the software engineering sector since 2005,  his role is to deliver the best embedded software engineers to fulfil our client’s contract requirements. He enjoys software engineering as the technology is continuously evolving as it provides more benefits to our everyday lives. Outside of work when Jon isn’t chasing his kids around, he has been known to take the odd tumble as he is a keen gymnast.
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Morgan Fox
Recruitment Consultant
- .NET Development
Morgan Fox
Morgan is a recent Oxford Brookes graduate, whose sporting and strength training activities have assisted in the development of personal resilience and competitiveness which he brings to the workplace. Outside of work life, you can find Morgan underneath a barbell in the gym or at a local takeaway!
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Jevaughn Thames
Recruitment Consultant
Birmingham - PHP
Jevaughn Thames
Jay has moved straight from Coventry Uni with his sporting background into recruitment . Previously playing for West Bromwich Albion FC at a young age, he now carries that same team mentality into his role as a recruitment specialist, focusing on PHP. Being able to uncover his candidates ambitions and skills and find them their perfect next opportunity is what drives him on in his role here at Applause IT.
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James May
Recruitment Consultant
Birmingham - Front End / JavaScript
James May
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Ros Green
Recruitment Consultant
- Product, Project and Business Analysis
Ros Green
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Zara Akhtar
Recruitment Consultant
- Technical Sales
Zara Akhtar
After graduating with a degree in Psychology, Zara now builds strong, successful sales teams for our clients. Zara’s day doesn’t start until she’s done a couple of laps of the local park! Outside of work she’s in the market for a new car and has got her eyes on a new Fiesta!
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Tilly Kellaway
Recruitment Consultant
- Software Engineering
Tilly Kellaway
Tilly graduated from the University of Hull studying Business Management and chose to start her career in recruitment here at Applause. She now handles all things Java! Outside of work, if Tilly doesn’t have her running shoes on she’ll be watching the football as she’s an avid Liverpool fan.
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