Technology

Filling highly technical roles demands deep market knowledge. At Salt, we understand the talent you need and the technology they use. In the digital sector, technologies are changing so rapidly that identifying technical professionals with the ideal portfolio of skills for your business can be a real challenge. Our consultants are specialists in niche vertical markets, meaning that we can truly understand the requirements of a role and ensure that every candidate we introduce to you is a perfect match.

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Jobs: Technology

Job Industry: Technology

The role requires technical knowledge of typical corporate IT systems, cloud native services and monitoring architectures though you will be expected to also contribute to the general security architecture and…

Greater London

Contract

inside IR35

Proven experience of Test Automation - we use Selenium & Java Experience creating testing frameworksExperience in Scrum & agile workingRetail experience is strongly preferred for ease of transition - but…

Greater London

Contract

£0.00 - £430.00 per annum

IT Asset & Configuration Manager - Banking Client - Brussels Rate: 600 - 700 per day Duration: 1 year contract Hybrid Working - 3 days onsite per month, the rest…

Europe

Contract

€600 - €700 per day

POWER BI DEVELOPER (Freelance CONTRACTOR) - Banking Client - Brussels Rate: €500 - €700 per day Duration: 1 year contract Hybrid Working Solution: 4 days per month onsite in Brussels…

Europe

Contract

€500 - €700.00 per day

My client are creating a state of the art Cyber hub in order to keep them efficient and effective in the face of increased IT and digital threats. The Cyber…

Greater London

Permanent

£63000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens Package and Bonus

My client a large financial consultancy are building a team of automation testers for a large financial client driven project This role is a 1 year rolling contract hybrid working…

Wiltshire

Contract

£450 - £460 per day + inside IR35 - 3 days remote per week

Analyse and investigate cyber security incidents as a 3rd line responder, taking escalations from peers and colleagues within the business (in and out of hours).Ensure timely, accurate, tailored remediation and…

City of London

Permanent

We have partnered with the major retail and commercial bank in the United Kingdom! They have continued to innovate, improve their systems resiliency and simplify their services to make banking…

Europe

Permanent

£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

Lead Kafka Engineer | 6 month contract | Inside IR35 On site/off site: Hybrid working (2 days per week in London) The client My client is a newly created regulatory…

Greater London

Contract

Engineering Lead | Contract | 6 months | Inside IR35 | £600 per day (DevOps/Kubernetes/Containers) My client are on the lookout for a talented Engineering Lead who can use their…

Greater London

Contract

£550 - £650 per day

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer for a very challenging and exciting mission. Our client is looking for someone to Build, Deploy, operate, maintain and develop further to the…

Europe

Contract

€50 - €70.00 per hour

A global leading company is currently recruiting for a Energy Trading Business Analyst that has experience with Commodity/Energy Trading. Hybrid position - 6 month rolling contract paying up to £500…

Greater London

Contract

£350 - £500 per day + Benefits

Opportunities to further your career within the Technology industry

The large amount of job opportunities and the limited number of talent creates a skill shortage for most technological sectors, which is only difficult to bridge.

Technology experts are no longer only employed by technical organisations. With the increasing importance of technology in our everyday working lives, all industries need experts in this field and usually have an own department in-house. Besides technical companies, the manufacturing, financial and public sector also offer multiple job opportunities.

Recent Changes for Technology Jobs

Since there have been some drastic changes in the technical industry over the last couple of years, it is not surprising that the employment market has also been constantly changing. One of these changes concerns the number of specialisms in technology. While a couple of years ago technical specialist areas were more or less straightforward, these days the amount of specialisms has become unaccountable. Some of the most popular areas include: games development, technology consulting, IT services, web development and telecommunications IT.

Future Prospects

The working conditions for technical professionals are expected to stay as attractive as they currently are. This means that they will continue to have great onsite facilities, work with the latest technologies and in some cases have flexible working policies. Due to the fact that constant innovation is expected within this industry, it is unlikely that technical jobs will become repetitive or boring after some time.

  • Salt’s advice for getting a job in the Technology industry

    Employers’ Requirements

    The employers’ requirements on technology specialists strongly depend on the area in which you are specialised. If your job is business-focused, the employers will want so see that you are able to apply your technical knowledge for commercial processes. If you have a very specific technical job, in e.g. software engineering or programming, it is crucial to show employers your knowledge of programming languages, of networks and your development skills. Despite the differences, there are some key competencies which are expected from all technology professionals, including organisational skills, flexibility and team working skills.

    CV Requirements

    Similar to the employers’ requirements, the CV requirements for technology jobs vary strongly between the various specialist sectors. Some core skills which every specialist working in technology should have are problem-solving abilities as well as the knowledge to develop and maintain software applications. Furthermore, professionals should try to keep themselves updated about latest technical techniques and principles and should know how to communicate technical details to non-technical clients.

    Technology Job Interview Preparation

    Unlike many marketing, sales and creative interviews, technology interviews are very straightforward. The main objective of the interviews is to find out if your technical knowledge corresponds to the requirements needed for a particular job. Depending on the role, different test formats are used. The most frequently used formats are numerical reasoning tests, questions which require to apply your technical knowledge to a real life situation and the completion of tasks, such as coding. The best way to prepare for a technical interview is to refresh your knowledge about the fundamentals in a specific technical field and to inform yourself about the company.

    Educational Requirements

    Most companies require their future employees to have a bachelor’s degree in IT, ideally in fields like computer science or information systems, combined with relevant work experience. Some employers expect their employees to also have a postgraduate degree in their specialised sector, e.g. in cyber security, mobile development or web infrastructure.

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