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Software engineering recruitment that really performs

Learn more about how we're helping hiring managers and talent teams connect with the software engineering talent they need to drive their product roadmap forwards.


Sprint ahead in the race for software engineering talent.

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Get access to specialist software recruiters

Navigate searches with precision, domain knowledge, and uncover the engineers that aren't actively looking. 

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Execute seamless hiring processes

Maximize candidate engagement by optimizing your end-to-end software engineering recruitment process.

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Build teams or make niche specialist hires

Fill 'hard to source' roles and scale hiring on-demand effortlessly, all with one dependable partner.

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Build your brand in targeted talent pools

Articulate the benefits of your role, team, and company with highly engaging recruitment marketing deliverables.

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DE&I recruitment best practices

Create more productive and innovative teams by executing a truly inclusive search and selection process.

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Work towards a clearly defined success plan

Stay on top of your search with one single point of contact responsible for reporting against pre-agreed project targets. 

Make your next great software engineering hire.

We're here to support you on the following searches: CTO, VP Software Engineering, Head of Software Engineering, Principal Software Engineer, Lead Software Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Delivery Manager, Development Manager, Test Manager, DevOps Engineer, Scrum Master, Developer in Test, Test Analyst, Front End Developer, Back End Developer, UX/UI and more.



Software engineering recruitment that's tailored to your requirements

Amplify your software engineering recruitment campaigns with a powerful blend of market knowledge, recruitment marketing, and process best practices. We'll work with you to design a campaign that aligns tightly with your unique requirements, fostering meaningful engagement with software engineers that match your brief.


Quality control for software engineering recruitment

Connect with specialist software engineering recruiters to help you scope out your requirements for success. Forget unicorn candidates or briefs getting lost in translation. Learn from our recently completed assignments, acquire custom salary benchmarks, and create your ideal candidate profile.


Develop excitement around your vacancy 

Stand out from the crowd and present the unique selling points of your role, team, and business in a more engaging way to candidates. Augment your campaign with on-brand recruitment marketing deliverables that will educate and inspire software engineers to select your opportunity above the rest.  


Software engineering recruitment that's built better 

Whether it's job ad optimization, market mapping, candidate screening, interview process design, reporting and MI, offer management, or candidate care, you can be sure that your software engineering recruitment campaign will be stacked full of features that add an extra degree of predictability to your search. 

A hire standard of software engineering recruitment

Check out some of our recently completed assignments to learn a little more about how we're helping high-growth businesses make software engineering hires and build technical teams.


Senior Software Developer


Senior Java Developer


QA Automation Engineer


Software Architect


.Net Developer


DevOps Engineer

We've cracked the code for
software engineering recruitment.


"They were very meticulous in understanding our business requirements and found candidates that were a very good fit."

DECA Games
Head of Product & Operations

"I had a good sense of their market knowledge based on the outcomes they have driven with other tech companies.""


Director of Engineering

"Their consultative approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and extensive market knowledge sets them apart as a leader.""

Director of Talent Aquisition


Find your next big opportunity in software engineering

Software Engineering

Technical Author - Dell Storage

Competitive Contract
Stott and May are looking for a Technical Author that has a strong background in understanding Dell Storage products. CONTRACT On site (3-5 days per week in central London) ...
Software Engineering

Senior DevOps Engineer

Munich 90000-100000 Permanent
  Your Responsibilities: In this role, you will manage and maintain our cloud infrastructure, focusing on its reliability, scalability, and overall performance. You will colla...
Software Engineering

Full Stack Engineer (Java / Kotlin / React)

London Competitive Contract
Stott and May are looking for an experienced Full Stack Engineer to join a long term project for one of our largest UK clients. Hybrid (1 day per week in Cardiff) Contract I...
Software Engineering

Software Engineering Manager

Competitive Permanent
Job Title: Software Engineering Manager Location: Germany (100% Remote Available) Languages: German (Fluent / Native) We are looking for a compassionate and experienced Sof...
Software Engineering

Senior Java Developer

Munich Competitive Permanent
Senior Java Developer M.F.D Munich – (Hybrid) Stott and May are partnered with an innovative fintech Payment provider whose solution makes regular smartphones become secure a...
Software Engineering

Lead Salesforce / nCino Engineer (contract)

London Competitive Contract
Stott and May are looking for a lead Salesforce Engineer with solid exposure to full end to end nCino implementations. Core Banking experience is essential.   CONTRACT 4-mo...

Connect with software engineering talent
on a whole new level

Get a better idea of how we can present your vacancy to the market by checking out some recent examples of our work. It's exceptional software engineering recruitment that makes candidates sit up and take notice.  

Meet our software engineering
recruitment team

Michael Sealy

Michael Sealy

Manager, London

Ellen Byrne - Regional Manager

Ellen Ross

Regional Manager, Dublin

Sean McCormack - Managing Consultant

Sean McCormack

Managing Consultant, Reading

Nathan Leonard - Consultant

Nathan Leonard

Senior Consultant, London

Jack Allen - Senior Consultant

Jack Allen

Senior Consultant, London

Glenn Osborn - Associate Director

Glenn Osborn

Associate Director, Reading

George Wilson

George Wilson

Manager, New York

Take the next step to outstanding software engineering recruitment

Start building your campaign

Start building great software engineering recruitment campaigns by taking a tour of our key features. 

Book a talent consultation

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