Graduate Software Developer

Type: Graduate
Region: South West

Did you realise that your STEM degree could lead directly to an incredible career in Software Development?

Dorset Software is a leading provider of digital technology consultancy services. We deliver innovative software development programmes to a range of high-profile clients spanning multiple industries.

We have rewarding opportunities for STEM graduates and PhDs to join our consulting team in either our Poole or Oxford branches. No previous experience is needed as our unique 5-month training scheme covers everything you need to know to become a first-class developer. Youll become proficient in a wide range of skills including cloud infrastructure, programming, application engineering and testing.

Working closely with our clients, youll be designing and developing the world-class solutions we deliver every day. At the end of your 2-year training scheme youll gain a qualification in Software Development and can expect to be earning around 48,000.

We have a very happy and supportive company culture with exceptional work-life balance. Join our welcoming team, start a brilliant career and make friends for life!

Qualifications and skills

  • At least a 2:1 degree or PhD in a STEM subject, plus an excellent academic background
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • An ability to quickly adapt to new situations
  • Brilliant interpersonal skills
  • A passion for technology and motivation to quickly develop a wide range of development skills
  • A willingness to travel and work at client sites across the UK


  • Salary of 27,000 during initial 5-month training period, rising to 31,000 on completion
  • Flexible start dates
  • 5 months full time training at our dedicated Training Centre in Poole
  • A government accredited qualification in Software Development
  • Regular salary reviews 
  • Transparent and structured career progression
  • Flexible working hours and holiday provision
  • A relaxed work environment 
  • Job variety working with blue-chip and public sector clients on a number of unique projects
  • Company pension scheme
  • Regular subsidised sporting and social events
  • Onsite bike parking and shower facilities
  • An unlimited supply of chocolate biscuits, or fresh fruit for the health conscious!

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