Regardless of financial uncertainty, political turmoil, the yet-to-be-fully-realised legacy of Brexit and a world pandemic, the UK scale-up panorama continues to thrive with varied roles at tech scale-ups remaining accessible.

The truth is, these corporations make up a good portion of the UK economic system, and in information compiled by the ScaleUp Institute, it was discovered that scale-ups have contributed £1.2 trillion in turnover, and make use of over three million individuals.

World hub

Whereas latest layoffs at a few of the greatest names in huge tech have sparked trigger for concern amongst tech employees, fintech particularly continues to buck the development: there are at present over 2,500 fintech corporations throughout the UK.

London has efficiently established itself as a “superhub” due to its excessive focus of monetary {and professional} providers, and has been named because the second highest-ranking fintech ecosystem globally.

That’s in keeping with Deloitte, as a part of the federal government’s Kalifa Evaluation, which additionally recognized extra “established clusters” in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Manchester and Leeds, and Birmingham, plus “rising clusters” in Newcastle and Durham, Wales, Cambridge, Bristol, Studying and Northern Eire, additional strengthening the sector.

Begin-up versus scale-up

Entry to funding has additionally contributed to the buoyancy of the UK scale-up house: London is house to over 1,000 enterprise capital corporations – greater than every other European metropolis – which means start-ups hoping to attain their second spherical of funding don’t have very far to go.

And whereas becoming a member of a start-up on the incubation stage has its advantages, becoming a member of an organization when it has already established a viable enterprise mannequin and is now searching for specialists to assist it excel, will be each professionally and personally rewarding.

So, what does that imply for many who are exploring the job market? The fields of cloud, cybersecurity, AI and machine studying and blockchain proceed to stay sturdy and supply a wealth of profession alternatives in 2023 and past.

Should you’re hoping to make a transfer this yr, the Development Enterprise job board has plenty of roles at tech scale-ups just like the three beneath.


Based in 2012, ByteDance’s mission is to encourage creativity and enrich life and its suite of platforms embrace TikTok, Douyin, Toutiao, Helo, and Resso. In 2021 it recorded almost £49bn in income and at present employs roughly 130,000 individuals in 15 places of work globally.

Its London workplace is at present searching for a manufacturing system engineer to hitch the info techniques infrastructure (DSI) workforce. The profitable candidate will help the corporate’s quick progress by constructing and working hyper-scale information centres. Additionally, you will handle the complete life cycles of ByteDance’s server fleet, together with preliminary deployment, OS set up, service provisioning, stock administration, troubleshooting and repairs, and finally decommissioning and recycling. Discover out extra particulars on this thrilling alternative or discover all vacancies at ByteDance.


British neobank Monzo needs to generate profits work for everybody by constructing a banking platform that offers prospects full management over their whole monetary life. Drawback fixing is on the coronary heart of its enterprise mannequin and the corporate is pushing forward with its formidable scale-up plans. For the yr ending March 2022, income elevated 92 per cent to £154m and it additionally reviews 5.8 million prospects, a rise of round a million prospects in comparison with the identical interval the yr earlier than.

It’s at present hiring a number of tech roles together with a senior analytics engineer for its enterprise intelligence platform. Working as a part of the enterprise intelligence workforce, this function includes creating curated and top quality information merchandise, defining key drawback statements and ideating options and successfully scaling server analytics by tuning efficiency and queries. Candidates ought to have expertise with scripting languages like Python, orchestration frameworks like Airflow and Luigi and have beforehand used dbt, dataform or comparable tooling. You possibly can apply for this function right this moment, or uncover extra roles at Monzo.

Octopus Power

From proudly owning an electrical automobile to powering your property, Octopus Power needs to remodel the renewable vitality house. In slightly below two years it has grown to develop into one of many largest e-mobility gamers within the UK and Europe, with over 320,000 linked electrical automobile chargers.

The corporate is all the time searching for expertise, together with a senior backend developer based mostly in its London workplace. Working with the back-end workforce that gives providers for its Electrical Juice ecosystem within the electrical automobile and electrification house, the brand new rent will work inside an early-stage mission and have the chance to affect how the back-end scales to fulfill new challenges and create a wider ecosystem. You’ll want expertise within the creation of the online service backend for a cell or internet app utilizing Python/Django, a powerful understanding of the Python ecosystem, and the power to jot down sturdy and fault-tolerant software program. See the complete job description right here or take a look at all roles at Octopus Power.

Speed up your profession additional in 2023 through the Development Enterprise job board.

Extra roles at tech scale-ups

3 unicorn corporations hiring now

3 tech corporations posting advertising jobs proper now

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *