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Do you want to start
your career in tech?

We are currently hiring Software Engineers,
Data Analysts and Data Engineers across the UK

Digital Futures - Removing Barriers

What do I need to know?

Hear from our Chairman, Sean Zimdahl, on why we are removing barriers in tech
and what Digital Futures can offer you 


Our most frequently asked questions:

Which companies could I work for during my industry placement?
Companies we are currently working with include: Atos, Aviva, Cognizant, HSBC, Icon Solutions, Palantir and Sky.

When will I be placed?
We aim to place you within 6 weeks of your graduation. Once you have graduated from the Academy, we will work together with you to secure your client placement. 

How much will I be paid?
Once you become a permanent employee of Digital Futures your starting salary will be £27,500 per annum. Subject to your performance, your salary will increase to £32,000 per annum in Year 2 and to £35,000 per annum in Year 3. 

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Start your Digital Future

Who can apply?

It doesn’t matter where you’re from, if you attended university or whether you have experience in technology. We actively encourage applications from individuals from non-traditional backgrounds if:

Start your career in tech

So, how does it work?


Our application process is straightforward, accessible and open to everyone. There are no pre-requisites to join the Academy - it doesn't matter what your background is, what or where you studied or how much experience you have.


You will be invited to complete your assessment via our bespoke online learning platform, Skills. You will be assessed for your unique traits, strengths and aptitude in a series of written, numerical and technical challenges.

Screening Interview

If you are successful in our online assessment, you will be invited to interview with a member of the Digital Futures team. This interview is personal and designed to be a two-way conversation so that you get to know us, and we get to know you.

Final Interview

In the final stage, you will be invited to complete a final interview with the lead instructor from your chosen pathway. You will be expected to demonstrate a clear understanding of the concepts covered in the technical assessment.


If you are successful, you will receive a phone call from our Admissions Team offering you a place in our Academy. You will then receive an offer letter and a contract outlining the key terms of your training period.


Once you have accepted your place, you will receive a welcome pack and gain access to our bespoke training platform, our communications platform, and extra learning resources to help you prepare for the Digital Futures Academy.

Explore our learning pathways

Explore our immersive training in Software Engineering, Data Analytics or Data Engineering

Software Engineering

Software engineering code on a computer screen

Software engineering is about more than just code. To help solve real-world business problems for our clients, Digital Futures software engineers examine and determine users' needs, develop, design, build and test end-user software. 

Data Analytics

Data Science blobs

Data analytics involves gathering, analysing and interpreting large amounts of data. Using your technical, analytical and communication skills, you will make data accessible and identify key patterns to help optimize business processes. 

Data Engineering

Data engineering involves designing and building systems for collecting, storing and analysing data at scale. Digital Futures data engineers bring together software engineering, cloud and data skills to construct data infrastructure for our clients. 


Answers to frequently asked questions about the Digital Futures Academy programmes