Software Engineering graduate programme

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Our vision is to deliver and support innovative, flexible technology-enabled solutions which help to solve some of our clients' most complex business problems and deliver significant value.

Combining expertise from across our Risk Consulting and Management Consulting Technology teams, we deliver tailor-made solutions to all of our clients. We develop innovative solutions for clients in both the private and public sectors, these often take the form of web applications, mobile apps, and data integration projects.

Our 3 year Software Engineering Graduate Programme is designed to offer graduates the experience and support needed to secure a successful career in Software Engineering. You will develop technical skills, commercial acumen, core consulting skills and a flair for business.

People who excel within the Software Engineering Graduate Programme, are passionate about continually adapting their skills and knowledge to find solutions that meet our clients’ needs. Whilst you don’t necessarily need to be a technical guru, we are looking for individuals who have a keen interest in technology, a desire to learn a range of development languages in order to support a variety of projects at a granular technical level. This application development work will build technical skills through a combination of on the job and formal training.

Programme summary

Programme overview

Capability: Technology & Engineering

Programme length: 3 years

Qualifications: Technology specific accreditations

Entry requirements

As a general rule, you’ll be expected to meet the following requirements (*or equivalents)

  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* Maths
  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* English Language
  • Minimum of 300 UCAS* tariff points
  • Minimum 2:1 degree in any discipline

Please note, we only consider a candidate's 'top' 3 A-Level grades and do not accept General Studies.

At KPMG, we look at more than just your academic results. We will review your application, together with your performance in our assessments, to ensure that you have the best opportunity to demonstrate your potential. We will be considering your strengths and achievements alongside a number of other metrics, including technical background and/or experience, to ensure that you have the skills to succeed at KPMG.

Key skills

Throughout the recruitment process we will be looking to learn more about your strengths.

To be successful on this programme, you will be required to demonstrate the strengths that we look for in our graduates at KPMG.

Learn more about what we look for and how to apply here.

Training and development

As one of the fastest growing areas of KPMG, Software Engineering is a great place to develop your business understanding, technical and development skills and career. The breadth of our work, expertise and clients means there is always the chance to learn new things. We’ll also provide a strong support network for you to maximise every opportunity that comes your way.

Training will continue throughout your career at KPMG, however during your first couple of years, we focus on equipping you with further technical and industry knowledge. The exact shape of your training will be influenced by the type of work you’re engaged in, but will involve learning market-leading technologies and industries, and formal training on a number of delivery and consulting approaches. We’ll also assign you to a project that puts your formal training to practical use.

Plus, we offer on-the-job coaching, the chance to study for relevant industry qualifications and access to wide-ranging training that will help you to manage your time, influence stakeholders, manage finances and lead others.

You may also have the opportunity to study for an industry accredited qualification focusing on key technology specialisms that will help you through your graduate programme and into your future career.

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