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12 companies hiring STEM graduates

If you have a STEM degree, your skills are in demand.

Here's a list of companies who are specifically looking for grads with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics degrees across the UK right now.


1. O2 - Technology Graduate Scheme

  • Where: Leeds, Slough, Uxbridge
  • Salary: £30,000
  • When to apply: 29 December 2018

Coding. Programming. Cyber security. The Cloud. Join O2's Technology Graduate Programme and you'll be working on them all. They're currently looking for graduates with a passion for all things tech and innovation, who are keen to start a career in which you'll push new technology to the limits. Sound like you? Hit the link below to find out more and apply.




2. Colt Technology - IT Associate

  • Where: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: 28 January 2019

Become an IT Associate and play a fundamental role in ensuring all of Colt Technology's systems run smoothly and securely. They value drive and determination over experience and degree grade, but having a prior awareness of Unix will be an advantage - you'll be using it to run major applications from 850+ data centres around the world.  




3. Alfa - Graduate Programme

  • Where: Moorgate, London
  • Salary: £40,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

Whatever your degree, if you have an interest in Technology and Finance, there's a place for you on Alfa's Graduate Programme. You'll receive ground-up training, a fantastic starting salary and the opportunity to relocate abroad. Many of their senior management joined as graduates - click below to follow in their footsteps.




4. BookingGo - Graduate Software Engineer

  • Where: Manchester
  • Salary: £32,000
  • When to apply: 31 January 2019

BookingGo are the ground transportation division of Booking.com, and they're looking for the next generation of Software Engineers who will push the boundaries on engineering brilliant solutions and contribute to shaping the company's future. You'll enter a two-year programme at the end of which you'll achieve Software Engineer Level 3.




5. Bakkavor - Food Technology Graduate Scheme

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: £27,000 + £1,000 welcome bonus
  • When to apply: 31 December 2018

Work your way up to being a Technical Manager for this leading provider of fresh prepared food. Over the course of two 12-month placements, you'll experience every aspect of Bakkavor's Technical department, with typical placements including Quality Auditor, Process Technologist and Technical Systems. They're hiring 2:2 or above grads across the UK.




6. E.ON - Digital & IT Leadership Graduate Scheme

  • Where: Various locations
  • Salary: £29,000
  • When to apply: 31 December 2018

Put the skills you've gained from your IT or related degree to good use on E.ON's Digital & IT Leadership Graduate Scheme, through which you'll be immersed in a world of new technology. In return for your hard work, you'll receive discounted gym membership, private medical cover, and a generous pension scheme.




7. FDM - Software Test Analyst Graduate Programme

  • Where: London, Leeds, Glasgow
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: ASAP

Join the FDM Software Test Analyst programme for two years of dedicated training that will see you gain industry-recognised qualifications, make lifelong networks and work alongside clients including British Airways, Virgin Media and Save The Children. No previous experience is needed, but you will need to have or be on track for a 2:2 or above in a STEM discipline. 




8. MBDA - Finance Graduate

  • Where: Stevenage
  • Salary: £26,250 + £2,000 joining bonus
  • When to apply: ASAP

You'll need to be good with numbers to join MBDA's Finance programme, on which you'll rotate through three year-long placements within the Finance function and study towards becoming a Chartered Global Management Accountant with CIMA. Along the way, you'll enjoy flexible working hours, fantastic site facilities and superb learning and development opportunities.




9. PwC - Women in Business and Technology

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: 31 December 2018

PwC are proud to have a high number of females in leadership positions within Business and Technology. This unique 3 or 5-day long paid placement will give you the opportunity to spend time with these successful women, who'll demonstrate the variety of opportunities available to you within your chosen business area - perfect if you're looking to gain more experience.




10. Roke Manor Research - Graduate Engineer - Information Security

  • Where: Romsey
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: ASAP

How would you like to make, break and secure today's technology? Well, that's exactly what you'll be doing as a Graduate Engineer in Information Security at Roke Manor Research, where you could be working on anything from conducting Cyber Vulnerability Investigations to building active cyber defence platforms. Hit the link below to find out more.




11. EON Reality - Innovation Academy

  • Where: Manchester
  • Salary: Sponsored training programme
  • When to apply: ASAP

It doesn't matter whether you have an IT or gaming-related qualification for this Virtual Reality training course, as long as you have a passion for technology. This is your chance to work alongside experts in Augmented Reality and design cutting-edge new apps, with support and training to help you secure a permanent role after the programme is closed.




12. GradTouch - Developer

  • Where: Manchester
  • Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

Fancy coming to join us? Our Development team is looking for bright grads who want to get stuck into creating the best careers platform the industry has ever seen. As well as flexible working and uncapped holidays, you can expect a generous product allowance to kit out your desk, not to mention plenty of team socials in and around Manchester's Northern Quarter.