Software Developer Apprentice – JT705

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Paying up to £15,000


Web & Software

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Are you seeking an IT career?

Our Client is a local company providing PC and laptop repair services for businesses, and residents, in and around the Essex area.

They have an exciting opportunity for a Software Developer Apprentice to work directly with the senior developer, primarily for work on front end websites and bespoke web applications. There will however be opportunity to other areas of the development depending on competency and commitment to self-development.




  • Taking instruction / briefs from managers and customers.
  • Developing websites / frontend web applications using the following:
    • Responsive Website Design Standards
    • PHP 7, HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
    • MySQL management and optimisation
    • Object Oriented Design
    • Working with open source libraries and frameworks
    • Integration with in house and third party RESTful APIs
  • Collaborating with others and working alone to ensure that work is delivered within agreed timeframes and budgets.
  • Lending assistance to other departments as required.
  • Providing product support to end users.


To be an Software Developer Apprentice you will need to be a tech enthusiast with 5 GCSEs (ideally A* – C) including Maths and English.

This company are looking for someone with these skills and personal qualities.


  • Ability to work independently and maintain a high degree of self-motivation
  • Team work skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • High proficiency in English; both spoken and written
  • Must have a working knowledge of basic HTML, JavaScript and CSS, examples of your work should be provided with your CV

Personal Qualities:

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Professionalism
  • Positive attitude and energy
  • Mature, calm person
  • Good phone manner
  • Smart in appearance


  • Show an aptitude for English and Maths
  • Demonstrate his/her ability to think analytically, logically and critically
  • Understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including abstraction, decomposition, logic, algorithms, and data representation
  • Patience
  • An eagerness to learn
  • They will also expect candidates to demonstrate personal commitment to their self-development on an ongoing basis

Sound like you? Then send us an application and we will let you know if you are suitable for this position, or one of the other Apprenticeships we have available.



This 16-month Apprenticeship has a salary of £10,000 / £15,000 per year. You will also receive full training and support from the Just IT Apprenticeship team to increase your skills.

Your training will include gaining internationally recognised Level 3 IT qualifications.

Tech and digital professionals in London earn an average salary of £52,500 per year, so this Apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising and profitable career.


Over 90% of our Apprentices move on to permanent full time employment in the tech industry. There are also opportunities to extend your training with a higher level Apprenticeship programme. Just IT have already helped over 1000 people kick-start their tech and digital careers with an Apprenticeship.


Apply now to Just IT and we will review your application. If you are suitable for an Apprenticeship we will be in contact to discuss this opportunity.