9 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. Dyson - Graduate Electronics and Robotics Engineer

  • Wiltshire
  • £26,500 + £2,000 joining bonus
  • Deadline:14 January 2018

Make your Engineering dreams a reality by working on projects that are at the forefront of Dyson's evolving technological research. You will have a 2:1 or above in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline, and you'll be genuinely excited about the idea of directly influencing exciting new products that are being pioneered by this world-leading business. Sound good? Find out more here:



2. 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:




3. 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 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:




4. Merkle-Periscopix – Graduate PPC Marketing Scheme

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

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 - their training will do the rest.




5. BT - Network Engineering Graduate Programme

  • Bristol, Ipswich, Hatfield, Newcastle and Belfast
  • Competitive
  • Deadline: ASAP

Interested in what makes a global organisation tick? Start your graduate career at the very heart of BT's Network Engineering department and develop software 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.




6. NMPi – Graduate PPC Account Executive

  • Angel, London
  • £22,000 + bonuses
  • Deadline: 5 January 2017

With branches across Europe and the USA, NMPi are a fast-growing, London-based Marketing agency hiring grads right now. Managing online Pay-Per-Click campaigns for Jack Wills, Real Madrid and more takes a mix of analytical and communication skills - in return, 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.




7. deVere – Trainee Associate Wealth Advisor

  • International
  • £25,000 - £40,000
  • Deadline: ASAP

After training in Malta with the CEO of this international wealth consultancy, you will have the option to work in one of 71 worldwide city-centre offices. 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.




8. Howden M&A - Junior Associate

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

If the thought of handling deals of up to £3 billion in value 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.




9. FDM – IT Service Management Graduate Programme

  • London, Leeds and Glasgow
  • Competitive salary
  • Deadline: 26 January 2018

This is your chance to work with one of FDM's 180 clients on projects that are changing the digital landscape: 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.




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