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Technology & Digital


Yolk Technology & Digital work with industry-leading employers across the UK and Ireland in such cutting-edge industries as Defence, Aerospace, FinTech, Consultancy and much, much more.

We cover hundreds of opportunities, across a huge breadth of technology verticals with household names, savvy start-ups, and heavyweight titans of future-thinking software. Our specialist Technology & Digital recruitment team span two continents, and are experts in placing top tech talent into temp, contract, and permanent positions throughout our growing sector.

Roles That We Specialise In (But Are Not Limited To):
  • Software Development

  • Network and Infrastructure

  • Project Services

  • QA, Testing and Software Verification

  • Data Science and Engineering (inc. Big Data)

  • Information Security, Cyber Security, NOC and SOC

  • C-Suite/Technology Directors/IT Managers

  • Systems Engineers

  • DevOps, SecOps, DevSecOps

  • Cloud

For a confidential conversation about your next career move, or if you’re looking for talented professionals to join your team, speak to our Senior Manager for Technology & Digital.

To find out more about some of our specialist Technology & Digital areas, please click below:

Software Development

We supply the best in UK technology talent to our customers across a wide scope of sectors. That includes (but is not limited to) languages such as Java, C++, C, JavaScript (inc. frameworks), C#, Scala and Python. From supporting new innovative ideas with international software houses, to providing expertise that allows a pilot to simulate their flight, we are well invested within our technology community and currently own the largest UK technology jobs group on LinkedIn.

QA/Testing and Software Verification

We thoroughly cover the QA/Testing and V&V space across the UK. We work with those who are at the most senior bracket, consulting on major million-pound projects, to those starting out their career in technology. We cover manual and automation, from Junior QA’s to Senior Software V&V Engineers; we also supply into roles that are in proximity to multiple verticals such as Performance Testers and Penetration Testers.


Yolk Technology & Digital are proud suppliers into some of the largest contingency programmes in the UK, supporting on decade-spanning defence and space projects, large transformation pieces and huge consultancy wins. We present the opportunity to work with exciting enterprises on brand new products, and also support in mopping up any issues! We cover all verticals listed above, and are bolstered by ex-data engineers-now-recruitment consultants, and decades of recruitment experience across the team.

Jake Appleton - Divisional Head Technology & Digital

"The Yolk Technology & Digital team boasts some of Wales’s most experienced and well-connected technology recruitment professionals. We have a proven track record of building product teams from the ground up, as well as supporting leading Blue Chip companies with their technical recruitment headaches."

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Latest jobs in Technology & Digital


​Here's what some clients and candidates have had to say

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  • ​My recruiter Ryan Harris was incredibly helpful all the way through the job searching process. He made sure to keep tabs on me to see how I was doing and give me regular updates, as well as chasing up companies to get responses ASAP so as to not leave me in the dark. Great assistance all around.

    Jake Russell

  • “I’ve trusted Yolk to source developers and other technical roles for Wealthify and other businesses for years. They understand our company culture and technology stack, and have supported us in building a talented and loyal team. We value the close working relationship we have with Yolk over working with agencies further afield.”

    Michael Ashford, Chief Technology Officer

  • ​Jake has been superb throughout the process and it's really encouraging to work with agencies that understand matters such as IR35 in great detail. Recommended.

    Mark Campbell

    Candidate, Contract

  • "Steve and the team at Yolk Recruitment did a fantastic job helping us to grow a first-class development team from scratch. Ensuring that our specific requirements were well understood, the team worked not only to find candidates with right skills but, importantly, the right fit for our company culture and fast-paced start-up environment."

    Leon James , CTO

  • ​I was contacted by Jake from Yolk's contract business about a new contractor opportunity that was coming up.On both our initial call and all subsequent ones he was very professional but also relatable, easy to talk to and frank in his guidance and when describing the role. He offered me a lot of support and checked in with me constantly through the recruitment process to make sure everything was proceeding as planned.He also reached out to m...

    John Davenport

    Candidate, Contract

  • "I recently worked with Steve on an assignment to a Public Sector organisation and found him very hard working and supportive, from acquiring the assignment in the first place, working through the confusion of new IR35 contract issues, as well as ongoing housekeeping and support throughout the contract life span. I absolutely look forward to working with him again."

    Robert Armstrong


  • "Working with Yolk Recruitment has been a pleasure over the last twelve months, they have engaged with HEFCE's values, culture and understand what managers need from a candidate filling a role. They take the time to get to know the organisation and understand what is needed from each role, they take the time to come and meet our managers at our offices to understand how best someone can fit in the teams. This has proven to work as they identif...

    Ashleen Ward

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Case Studies

Here are some case studies that demonstrate our expertise in the area of IT recruitment. 

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What We've Been Up To

  1. Yolk Secure attend Cyber Security EXPO 2023
    1. Yolk Secure launched in the first half of 2023 and the team were thrilled to attend the leading Cyber Security EXPO in Bristol this year. Yolk Secure are heavily established within the UK cyber, defence and national security sectors, supplying high-level government cleared and engineering-talent across major sites for household-name suppliers.

    2. Find out more about Yolk Secure

  2. Download the Yolk Recruitment Tech Salary Guide 2022
    1. Yolk Recruitment's Technology & Digital Salary Guide for 2022 covers market research and salary benchmarks for the areas of DevOps, Infrastructure and Support. In this market research report, we have presented the median salary based on analysis of 10 companies based in South Wales, recruited for in the last 6 months rounded to the nearest £500.

    2. Download the Salary Guide here

  3. Cardiff Tech Talks
    1. Our Tech Talks give anyone working or interested in the technology world a chance to network with individuals with similar interests, as well as hear from experts in the field.  Our speakers are there to share their expertise whilst the local tech community brings its enthusiasm and love for sharing best practice. To top that, refreshments and food are always provided!

    2. Follow our Meetup Page

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