8 jobs for graduates good with numbers

You don’t have to hold a degree in Mathematics to have a head for figures.

We’ve picked out several companies across the UK and beyond who are looking for applicants to prove they’re good with stats and can keep their cool in Microsoft Excel. In return, you can expect top training, fast-track progression and financial bonuses to come your way.


1. RWE Supply & Trading - Finance Graduate Programme

  • Essen and Cologne
  • Competitive
  • Deadline: ASAP

The largest trading floor in Europe is calling your name. Gain exposure to all aspects of the value chain across several rotations within this international business, working closely with industry experts and having a direct impact on crucial deals within the Energy industry. 2:1 or above? Find out more below:




2. Computacenter - Information Technology Graduate Programme

  • Hatfield, South East England
  • £27,000
  • Deadline: 31 December 2017

This is an opportunity to work with the industry experts across Cyber Security, Cloud Analytics and more, with access to training for professional qualifications as you go. Over 18 months you will be able to combine hands-on experience with industry-recognised training, whilst earning a competitive salary of £27,000 and gaining an insight into this European leader. The deadline is coming up, so don't miss out:




3. Merkle-Periscopix – Graduate PPC Marketing Scheme

  • Tower Bridge, London
  • £22,000 - £25,000
  • Deadline: 8 December 2017

Graduating next year and looking to combine your creative know-how with some serious statistics? This award-winning Digital agency wants to talk to you. Based in shiny new offices near London’s famous Tower Bridge, you will be creating and analysing online Pay-Per-Click marketing campaigns for the likes of Etsy, the Financial Times and more. You will need a strong academic record and an interest in the industry, but don’t worry about not being an industry expert - their training will bring you up to speed in no time.




4. BT - Network Engineering Graduate Programme

  • Ipswich, Hatfield, London and Edinburgh
  • Competitive
  • Deadline: 1 September 2018

Interested in what makes a global organisation tick? Start your graduate career at the very heart of BT's Security department and develop security solutions for the infrastructure of this Communications giant. It's a vital part of the business that will see you take on real responsibility - and experience real progression - from day one.




5. NMPi – Graduate PPC Account Executive

  • Angel, London
  • £22,000 + bonuses
  • Deadline: 20 November 2017

With expansions opening in Europe and the USA, NMPi are a fast-growing, London-based Marketing agency – and they’re hiring grads right now. Managing the online Pay-Per-Click campaigns takes a mix of analytical and communication skills, as you devise and monitor advertisements for clients ranging from Real Madrid to Jack Wills. As well as a £22,000 starting salary, you can enjoy office perks such as free food and drink, an open-access Sonos sound system and company trips away as a celebration of your success.




6. deVere – Trainee Associate Wealth Advisor

  • International
  • £25,000 - £40,000
  • Deadline: 3 January 2018

The largest independent broker in the world is looking for grads just like you. After training in Malta with the CEO of the company, you will have the option to work in one of their worldwide city-centre offices – Dubai, New York or Tokyo, anyone? Ambition is key here, as is the ability to think on your feet, but a strong handle on your mental maths won’t go amiss either. Show your potential and you can expect on-target earnings of £250,000 by your fourth year as a Senior Wealth Advisor: but there’s only one way to get there...




7. Howden M&A - Junior Associate

  • London, Frankfurt or Munich
  • £30,000 +
  • Deadline: 10 April 2018

Howden M&A has grown to become one of the largest Merger & Acquisition teams in the market, working with transactions spanning from £20million to £3billion in deal value. If the thought of handling large deals such as these fills you with delight, this is the role for you. Your maths skills will be needed on a daily basis, as you prepare reports and pitch documents to report on and close existing and prospective business deals, with training from your team to support you as you learn. With offices in Frankfurt and Munich, German language skills would also be a great advantage: you’ll have to hit the link below to find out more.




8. FDM – IT Service Management Graduate Programme

  • Nationwide
  • Competitive salary
  • Deadline: 20 January 2018

In 2016, FDM launched the careers of over 1,000 graduates – but they’re not stopping there. Joining this year’s intake, you will have the chance to work with one of 180 clients on projects that are changing the digital landscape of 2017, be it facial recognition software for British Airways or software testing at Sky HQ. Take part in market-leading training and the FDM Mentoring Programme to gain industry-recognised qualifications and ensure your professional development thrives. This opportunity is available nationwide, so there really is no excuse.




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