Technology Developer Degree Apprenticeship Programme 2024 (Knutsford)
Getting a degree is a huge achievement that can completely change your prospects – but it’s not always open to everyone, whether that's due to the cost of university or the timing not being right. But with our Degree Apprenticeship programme, all that can change. Here at Barclays we offer a world-class programme that provides you with a permanent, full-time job with a competitive salary from day one - all whilst gaining a degree qualification from a top university at the same time. Whether you're a school-leaver looking for alternative options to the traditional university route or you're someone thinking differently about your future, we'll help you to build an extraordinary career at Barclays, no matter your background.
Why a Barclays Apprenticeship?
You’ll get the opportunity to earn while you learn, gaining a degree with a top university at the same time as earning a full-time salary in a permanent job. A unique chance to get a degree qualification without the student loan, all whilst getting 4 years of work experience under your belt. Your studies will allow you to explore the theoretical learning of software and programming, whilst your full-time role will give you the opportunity to apply the languagesyou're learning to real-life impactful work that’s central to the success of the bank.
We’ve spent 11 years perfecting the support that you’ll receive on our Apprenticeship programme. That starts with our market-leading Talent Coach model: from day one, you’ll be assigned a talent coach matched to your needs and background, and together with your line manager, they’ll support you as an individual. We’ll also match you to an expert in your specialist subject, ready to share their knowledge. You'll also benefit from working with a diverse team of experienced Developers, meaning you'll have hands on support with the day-to-day work from the very beginning.
The Apprenticeship route gives you the opportunity for self-discovery and helps you to explore different career paths. With over 325 years of expertise in Banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries, employing over 80,000 people to help move, lend, invest and protect money for customers and clients worldwide. Giving you endless opportunities to network and discover what makes you tick.
Our programme is open to anyone, no matter your background or your age. Soyou’ll be joining an Apprenticeship cohort who are from all different walks of life, whether that’s school leavers starting their career, ex-military wanting to kick-start a career in the corporate world to parents wanting to return to work after having time off.
Technology at Barclays
Why build a career in Technology in our global business? Because this is where some of the industry’s biggest innovations were born – and you could create the next. Join us and work alongside industry experts who are behind major leaps in FinTech. You’ll be following our innovative learning programme which includes on-the-job training and valuable hands-on experience.
Come and work side by side with the brains behind our tech. This is more than just learning how to code; you’ll take on real, challenging work from the very start as you design, install, test and maintain new and existing systems. Together, let's continue designing innovative solutions, products and services for our colleagues, clients and customers around the world.
Are you eligible?
First, you’ll need the right qualifications. For Technology roles in, you need a Minimum of 104 points at A2 (grades BCC) or 4 Highers (minimum B Grades) or an equivalent plus 4/C GCSEs (or equivalent) in Maths and English.
We welcome all experience, whether you've studied computer science at school and are familiar with programming or if you just simply have an interest in it - there's a place for you on our programme. What you do need though is the will to learn and the commitment to see your programme through. And of course, you’ll need a keen interest in helping us create the future of our bank. Ready to think differently about what’s possible in the tech world? Bring your ideas here.
Working in Knutsford
Set in a stunning 64-acre site, Barclays Radbroke campus in Knutsford, Cheshire, is a tech hub like no other. The campus has tennis courts, gardens and even bee hives, as well as the latest in technology systems, equipment, and development.
Behind our world-leading innovations is a 3,500-strong team: some of the world’s best minds who are re-defining the future of finance, each and every day. It’s an incredibly diverse community with talents in all kinds of areas, from academics to project masterminds to people who build robots.
Whilst our campus facilities will make you want to come to the office to work every day, flexible working is celebrated and we are currently operating in a hybrid working environment; many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. And when you do come into the office to work, we offer a free coach service from both Knutsford and Northwich station multiple times a day if you'd prefer to travel by train.
Barclays will require applicants for this position to have legal right to work in the UK