Software Development Degree Apprentice Olamalu

Does the idea of building websites and web-based solutions appeal to you? Do you get excited by writing code and seeing your work actively used by clients? We are looking for a software development degree apprentice to join our small friendly team of web technology experts and Drupal specialists, based in Witney, Oxfordshire.

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Closing date: 06 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Increase in line with skills progression

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Structuring websites and mobile applications to meet customer needs, design requirements and functionality requirements
  • Building websites and implementing designs
  • Coding and testing bespoke functionality in Drupal and javascript
  • Resolving technical issues
  •  Applying security updates
  •  Advising project manager on technical options and solutions
  •  Developing own technical knowledge
  •  Following best practices and standard procedures and seeking improvements

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • BSc (Honours) Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions from The Open University
  • One day a week for study with tutor-supported online learning
  • Internal learning and development programme, made up of on-the-job learning, coaching and training, covering technical skills, personal skills and business skills

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • A graduate software developer role
  • 50% of our team has come through the apprenticeship route, and we currently have three team members on the degree apprenticeship. We look to progress apprentices on to more senior roles within our team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 6) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Essential
A Level or equivalent Computing (Grade B) Desired
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B) Desired

Things to consider

A background in coding is helpful, but not essential. If you can demonstrate an aptitude for logical thinking and problem solving, we can help you learn to code. We have a hybrid working arrangement, working from the office and home, but this is not a remote working position, and you must be able to attend the office in Witney every week.

About the employer

We focus on delivering realistic technical solutions to a diverse range of customers, supporting them for the long term. Our clients include colleges and departments at the University of Oxford, local businesses and charities. Our culture values excellence, learning and care, and these weave through the way that we work and collaborate. We have a strong commitment to offering entry-level opportunities and see apprenticeships as an important way to bring in new talent.







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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Digital and technology solutions professional (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you think you are right for the role and confirming your ability to work from our office in Witney to

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 06 May 2023