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A great place for tech and your career

Scotland. If you’ve got the skills, we’ve got the country.

  • Leading the way in sophisticated security systems, revolutionary gaming, cloud computing and big data analytics
  • At £38,500 (€50,000), average earnings for tech professionals are 2nd only to London in the UK
  • Home to the UK’s largest tech incubator, billion dollar success stories and Grand Theft Auto
  • Cost of living 20% cheaper than in London; 10% cheaper than the UK as a whole.
  • Sector growth of more than 10% per annum means 11,000 new jobs every year for passionate experts and bright, ambitious graduates
  • % of monthly salary spent on rent - Edinburgh: 26%, London: 42%

so many employers to choose from

With global players, home grown success stories and exciting new start ups, you’ll be spoilt for choice.  Here are just a few.

take your career to the next level with jobs like these

Java Developers

Our award winning Glasgow Technology Centre has a number of new opportunities available for talented Developers with varying levels of experience. Our innovative projects will offer you scale and challenge to help further your career. We are looking for the best people with practical working experience of Java frameworks.

C#, Javascript, .Net Software Engineers 

You will work on the further development of our award winning, cloud based HR & payroll software. We offer a state of the art working environment, a highly competitive salary and benefits package, and excellent opportunities for career progression.

Senior Graphics Programmer

Developing cutting-edge graphics and visual effect systems, you will help breathe life, realism and fun into our next-generation games. To succeed you’ll need an excellent grounding in graphics theory, good math skills, and a keen eye for detail.

Junior Web Developer

Exciting opportunity to join a fast growing, award winning company. Part of the engineering team, you will work on the implementation of a web-based interface for satellite processed data. Your skills will include good knowledge of Python, HTML, CSS and Javascript.

Software Engineers

Using a range of modern languages, design practices and tools you will contribute to our complex software engineering projects, and get to work with exciting technologies in a wide variety of sectors such as Medical, Defence and Telecoms. You will use your creativity and enthusiasm to help our clients to innovate.

Project Manager

Key role in a fast-paced environment working with teams and stakeholders in Glasgow, Edinburgh, New York, LA and Orlando.  You'll have significant experience in an Agile environment, preferably as a Scrum Master and be excited by this challenge and working with a top calibre team in a high growth company.

Scotland Works for me

  • Andre Duarte

    I've been surprised how similar Scottish culture is to Portugal.  People are incredibly warm and friendly

    Andre Duarte , Portugal , Coherent
  • Joanna Braga

    As part of my job search I registered with TalentScotland. In addition to finding jobs, the other information was really helpful in planning my move.

    Joana Braga , Portugal , Calnex Solutions

Live and Work in Scotland

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City? countryside? in scotland you don't choose you get both

View of Edinburgh from Calton Hill
  • Cosmopolitan city living close to stunning countryside (and you’re never more than 40 miles (65 kms) from the sea)
  • Choose from “ the best place to live in the UK” (Edinburgh) and the “friendliest city in the world” (Glasgow)
  • Considerably less traffic than other parts of the UK and low commuting times
  • 5  major international airports serve >150 destinations including direct flights to Lisbon
Man walking in the hills of Loch Lomond

wonderful experiences

Family in St Andrews

Great people

Squinty bridge in Glasgow

Vibrant city life