We believe in being both a recruitment partner and business partner; helping you attract, recruit, and retain the best talent for your company. With a genuine passion for the tech market, Eligo Technology has led the way in connecting the tech community, attending, sponsoring, and speaking at events worldwide.
What does that mean for you? We understand the right fit both culturally and technically for your company and often know exactly the right person for your requirements straight away. We're also the first place the best candidates come to for insight and job opportunities.
With offices in London and Birmingham, we're perfectly positioned to help.
We'd love to speak about partnering on your next tech recruitment project, please don't hesitate to get in touch below.
Women In Tech Club Powerhouse Session
St Katharine Docks , London
PHP UK conference
The Brewery, London
London Tech Job Fair Spring 2020 by Techmeetups
The Perl and Raku Conference
Barbican Centre, London
London Tech Week 2022
Conversational AI Summit 2022
Liverpool St, London
Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Conference & Exhibition Global 2022
IoT Tech Expo Global 2020
We don't see ourselves merely as a separate entity or supplier to the Tech industry, we believe we are a part of it; getting out from behind our desks and engaging with the people that make it. We're proud to host, support, and attend various meetups, community groups, and events. Here's some of the ones coming up. Looking forward to seeing you there!
With a genuine passion for the technology market and its community, our consultants go the extra mile recruiting for roles in Open Source, Mobile and Sitecore Development, Testing, Data Science and Analytics, Support and Infrastructure, SAP and ERP. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch to discuss how we can help with finding your next technology job or hire.
We have teams dedicated to covering a range of specialist markets including London, West Midlands, and Manchester alongside a bi-lingual International team working across markets in Europe.
Eligo consultants really understand the technology space, and are exceptionally attentive to client requirements, constantly refining their approach according to feedback. A standout service.
Eligo's insight into the candidate market is invaluable and the consultants have a real grasp of what we are looking for.
What makes Eligo different is the amount of time they invest in getting to grips with my company's requirements - not only in terms of the technologies but also the cultural requirement.
The Eligo technology team are a breath of fresh air. It's refreshing to work with agents who understand my craft, and who take the time to understand me as a person and what it is I am looking for. If you are working with Open Source technologies and you aren't part of the Eligo family, then you should be.
We worked with Eligo on two challenging hires; we couldn’t have asked for better support. Following a detailed briefing session with us on the role, our culture and needs they immediately understood our talent requirements. We were quickly presented with a strong bench of candidates, helping us employ two exceptional staff members to very specific briefs and in short order.
They are a pleasure to work with and I would certainly recommend them to anyone looking for assistance in finding top talent.
iDirect primarily engaged Eligo to utilise their network of Front End focused technical talent. Whilst performing well in this area, what really impressed me was their dedication to assisting the organisation across the board, including roles a lot of front-end recruiters would consider way out of their remit. Great service and excellent delivery from Eligo recruitment.
Eligo has shown great enthusiasm and efficiency in providing the quality candidates we need. They invest time to fully understand our culture and take a real interest in what we do as a business. With new projects around the corner, we're looking forward to working more closely with Eligo to increase our recruitment drive.
Eligo take the time to understand the environment and the culture of your business which shows in the quality of the candidates they put forward. They have found a number of gems for us and now Eligo are the only recruiter I go to when looking to fill a position in my team.
Eligo are one of those rare agencies in the technical recruitment industry that care and understand about the importance of communities in Open Source and other technical disciplines. They are an advocate of getting people into the right place and are constant supporters of community events.
Recruiters have a pretty bad reputation in the Open Source community. But Eligo consultants are a shining example of what a recruiter should be.
Eligo is an exclusive partner of CV-Library and helps to support us with our technical recruitment, particularly with the harder to fill, senior roles. Rick has really taken the time to get to understand our team and the needs of the business, and as a result, is able to provide us with truly exceptional candidates. We've seen really positive results using Eligo and would definitely recommend it's services to others.
Not only has Eligo helped us to successfully build our Perl team, but they have been a constant support to me in my role. They are always there with advice on our market and support me in what I'm trying to achieve. We've now been to events with Rick which has increased our brand within the market.
Anne Rooke from Eligo has been responsible for bringing a wealth of IT talent to Dr Logic and has for the most part staffed our Company over the last few years! Working with Anne is almost like having an in-house recruitment specialist; she understands us like no other recruiter we’ve worked with and keeps one step ahead so that when we do have a requirement she often has someone earmarked for us already! Anne is professional but so easy to talk to she feels more a friend of the business than a supplier; she even popped across with Eligo beers for the team when we celebrated our 15th birthday earlier this year. It’s great having someone like Anne who understands the sort of talent we seek; she has an uncanny knack of finding the best people for our team, time and time again and I would have no hesitation in recommending her as a first class recruiter.
The Eligo Academy helped me to learn how to work correctly in the SAP industry, which was completely new for me at the time. I never felt any sort of pressure and that condition allowed me to be efficient and improve my skills very quickly. At the same time, I was able to create an honest relationship with the management as they have always offered me their full support.
Anne @ Eligo has always been a great recruiter for roles in my career. From the early days of starting out on my path, she got to know me and where I wanted to go. And ever since has found roles that have suited my career progression. Anne and Eligo are very professional and will always work out what both the company and the candidate are after to find the best match.
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So what happened in March in the tech world? Coding Dojo revealed the most in-demand programming languages from 2021, a sweeping Online Safety Bill is introduced in the UK and Ukrainian cyber defences prove resilient. These programming languages were most in-demand in 2021 Scouring job listing site Indeed, Coding Dojo put together an annual review of programming language skills most sought from employers. They look at what languages appear most in job descriptions and compare this to previous years to identify trends that could give you an advantage for your next career move. Python retained its lead in 2021 as the top language, cropping up most in job descriptions, followed by SQL, Java, R and Visual Basic. Read more here (Developer-Tech) UK introduces sweeping Online Safety Bill Following years of scrutiny, debate and delays the Online Safety Bill has finally been introduced into UK Parliament. The bill is a wide-reaching piece of legislation that attempts to cover as much of the internet as possible, from cyber-bullying to online pornography to fraud. The bill’s main change is in how social media platforms, search engines, and other websites handle harmful content by giving Ofcom the authority to determine if an online service is hosting illegal activity. Read more here (UK Tech News) Ukrainian cyber defences prove resilient Thanks to a combination of prior experience and global support, Ukraine’s defences against cyber incidents are holding strong in the face of Russian attacks. Before the war, cyber security experts sounded repeated alarms over the potential for the spread of a destructive cyber war, and although there have been a great many incidents – notably the discovery of a series of wiper malwares likely used by Russia on Ukrainian targets – the impact has not been nearly as pronounced or devastating as feared, nor has it had a great impact beyond Ukraine’s borders. Read more here (Computer Weekly) Apps will soon need to be submitted to the App Store using Xcode 13 Apple has reminded developers that apps will soon need to be submitted to the App Store using Xcode 13. From 25 April 2022, Apple will only accept the submission of apps that are built using the latest version of its IDE. Writing on its developer site “iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS apps submitted to the App Store must be built with Xcode 13, which includes the SDKs for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8.” Read more here (Developer-Tech) Treasury asks Royal Mint to create NFT Chancellor Rishi Sunak has instructed the Royal Mint to create a non-fungible token (NFT) later this year as an “emblem” of the UK’s goal to become a “global cryptoasset technology hub”. John Glen, economic secretary for the Treasury, confirmed the department’s upcoming NFT venture as part of a wider cryptocurrency push, with the government unveiling plans to legislate stablecoins – a cryptocurrency that is pegged to a fiat currency. Read more here (UKTN) Latest Jobs 2nd Line Onsite Support Engineer £35,000 - £40,000 - London React Native £40,000 - £50,000 - England (Remote) DevOps - AWS £85,000 - West Midlands Automated Tester (Biz Team) £35,000 - £70,000 - England (Remote) 2nd Line Onsite Support Engineer £35,000 - £40,000 - London React Native £40,000 - £50,000 - England (Remote) DevOps - AWS £85,000 - West Midlands Automated Tester (Biz Team) £35,000 - £70,000 - England (Remote) IT Test / Engineering Manager £70,000 - £85,000 - England Perl Developer £40,000 - £55,000 - Remote SQL Server SSIS/SSRS Developer £40,000 - £50,000 - England (Home Based) Development Manager £75,000 - £85,000 - England (Remote) Form ID:4359
Want to find out what's been happening in the tech world this month? JP Morgan becomes the first Wall Street bank in the Metaverse, Cybersecurity investment surpasses £1bn, Google set to make android apps private and more below. Chillout and learn about Crypto in JP Morgan's Metaverse lounge JP Morgan has become the first Wall Street bank to launch a ‘lounge’ in the Metaverse where you can discover all about JPM’s crypto offerings. Visitors are greeted by a digital portrait of Jamie Dimon and a roaming tiger. Walk upstairs and you’ll see an executive’s presentation on the crypto economy. JP Morgan joins a diverse group of brands that have created a presence in the Metaverse, including Samsung and the Barbados Embassy. Read more here (Bloomberg) Google set to increase privacy on Android apps Google's plan to limit data tracking on its Chrome browser has been extended to cover apps on its Android-based smartphones. Its so-called Privacy Sandbox project aims to curb the amount of user data that advertisers can gather. Rival Apple now forces app developers to ask permission from users before tracking them. The news will be a blow to firms like Meta, which rely on putting their code on apps to track consumer behaviour. Read more here (BBC News) UK cybersecurity investment hit £1bn in 2021 Investment in UK cybersecurity companies surpassed a record £1bn in 2021, a 25% increase on the year prior. Government figures show that UK cybersecurity investment last year was spread across 84 companies. Among those were Bristol-based Immersive Labs, which raised £53.5m in a Series C round, and London’s Tessian, which secured more than £52m in an extended Series C. Read more here (UKTN) GitHub incentivises open-source investments with sponsor-only repos GitHub is launching private repositories that only sponsors have access to, helping to incentivise open-source investments. Open-source mostly relies on developers voluntarily giving up their time to build and improve projects. A growing number of private companies and initiatives are helping to provide some financial backing to open-source developers, but more can still be done. Read more here (Developer-Tech) Apple chief Tim Cook under fire for his £74m pay package A top shareholder advisory group has told Apple investors to vote against Tim Cook’s $99m (£73m) pay and bonus package. Apparently there was “significant concern” with Cook’s stock awards last year, which were valued at $82m on top of a $12m cash bonus and $3m salary. Whilst shareholder votes on executive packages are only advisory at Apple and does not force the board into action, it does demonstrate tension at the tech giant. Read more here (City.A.M) Latest Jobs Tech Lead €100,000 - Stuttgart GoLang Developer (Cross Train) Remote £40,000 - £65,000 - London Software Engineer €85,000 - Stuttgart Python Backend Engineer - Machine Learning £50,000 - £70,000 - Birmingham React JS Development Lead £60,000 - £80,000 - Berkshire Service Desk Manager £38,000 - £42,000 - Leicestershire Service Improvement Analyst £35,000 - £45,000 - Leicester Java Developers - Remote working £35,000 - £70,000 - Birmingham View all jobs here Form ID:4359
As we head further into 2022, let's take a look back at Technology industry news in January, current technology jobs, career advice, and much more. London ranks fourth globally for VC tech investment London is now the fourth-highest city for VC investment globally with tech startups based in the city raising a record of $25.5bn (£18.55bn) last year. The UK capital sits behind San Francisco ($98.5bn), New York ($47.5bn) and Greater Boston ($29bn) for VC investment. Research by business growth agency London & Partners and startup data firm Dealroom shows that megarounds of $100m or more and high-profile exits helped propel London up the VC investment rankings. Read more here (UKTN) Software supply chain attacks jumped over 300% in 2021 Software supply chain attacks grew by more than 300% in 2021 compared to 2020, according to a study by Argon Security. Researchers discovered attackers focused most heavily on open source vulnerabilities and poisoning, code integrity issues, and exploiting the software supply chain process and supplier trust to distribute malware or backdoors. Findings show the level of security across software development environments remains low, with every company evaluated had vulnerabilities and misconfigurations that can expose them to supply chain attacks. Read more here (Help Net Security) App Annie: Users downloaded 230B apps in 2021 A report from App Annie highlights the staggering growth the mobile app ecosystem witnessed last year. According to the analytics firm’s State of Mobile 2022 report, users downloaded around 230 billion apps in 2021. Smartphone users also spent longer than ever on mobile apps in 2021.The total length of time users spent on mobile apps reached 3.8 trillion in 2021, a 30 percent increase over two years. Read more here (Developer Tech) Encryption: UK data watchdog criticises government campaign A Home Office-backed campaign against the rollout of ultra-secure messaging apps by social media firms has been criticised by the UK data watchdog. The No Place to Hide campaign says Facebook should abandon plans for end-to-end encryption in its Messenger app, saying it helps to hide child abuse. But the Information Commissioner's Office argues the technology strengthens children's online safety. Read more here (BBC News) Linux Foundation announces new certification and courses in open source development The Linux Foundation announced that it created three new training courses on the edX platform, which cover Linux, Git, and other open-source development tools. The courses can be taken individually or combined to earn a Professional Certificate in Open Source Software Development, Linux and Git. Open Source Software Development: Linux for Developers (LFD107x) covers concepts that are crucial in developing open-source software, as well as how to work productively in a Linux environment. Read more here (SD Times) Latest Technology Jobs Perforce Engineer £50,000 - £70,000 - London Java Developer AI £40,000 - £80,000 - Birmingham Tech Lead €100,000- Stuttgart Cloud Engineer £50,000 - £60,000 - London Software Engineer €85,000 - Stuttgart Infrastructure Project Manager £50,000 - £60,000 - Remote Mid-level Application Support Engineer £50,000 - £60,000 - London Python Backend Engineer - AI £50,000 - £70,000 - Birmingham Form ID:4359
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