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      Not your ordinary recruiter

      As an employee-owned team of recruiters we pride ourselves on being specialists in our field, offering you a tailored recruitment partnership.

      We have helped over 1,500 technology specialists to find roles across the UK and built client relationships lasting over 20 years with multiple placements.

      Investing in a recruitment partner is one of the wisest business decisions you will ever make, and you can be confident you are in safe hands with Colossus Recruitment.

      Our specialist areas

      Infrastructure & Cloud

      Colossus have been embedded into some of the UK’s leading Managed Services & Cloud providers for 6 years, and naturally developed a top candidate network to utilise and scale your team.

      Quality & Assurance Testing

      With specialist QA & Testing Recruiters, Colossus have strong relationships with the top 5% of Testers in the UK, with expertise in unearthing Tester’s out of top UK teams, and into yours.

      Software Development

      We have 20+ years’ experience in scaling up UK tech teams. Whether it’s Frontend with React, Backend superstars in C#, Java, PHP, or Go; Full-Stack maestro’s or Cloud Architects.

      Business Analysis & Project Management

      Effective analysis and management add true value to a business. We recruit for roles in Programme, Project Management, Business / Systems Analysis, Change & Release Management.


      Colossus have built close links to major UK universities, helping us attract the best tech graduates through our talent seminars, meaning we find stars before they hit the job boards!

      Why Colossus stands out from the crowd.


      We are an independent IT recruitment company which gives flexibility on fees. We aren’t the cheapest company, but we offer competitive rates and terms to work around your business needs.

      Successful track record

      We have over 25 years’ experience placing all levels of technology candidates with major blue-chip companies.

      Headhunted candidates from LinkedIn Corporate Recruiter

      All our consultants use LinkedIn Corporate Recruiter, giving us access to a pool of over 11,000,000 candidates based in the UK. This enables us to headhunt the very best local candidates.

      Actively looking for candidates

      Our teams work 24 hours a day searching and advertising for active candidates across Jobserve, Monster, CW Jobs, Jobsite, Reed, Total Jobs, Indeed and Talent Spa, finding you the very best applicants in the marketplace.

      Hard work

      We understand that we must work extremely hard and offer an excellent service for companies like yours to guarantee you will keep on using us time after time.

      We work 24 hours a day / 7 days a week

      If you are a client or candidate, you can speak to us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

      Contract / interim resource

      It may take you longer than expected to find the ideal person. We will find you short-term resource solutions that will enable deadlines not to be missed. Our online systems ensure that all our contractors continue to receive a 100% quality service. Our technology specialists provide contract consultants, permanent staff, and managed services.

      Rebate / refund period

      You don’t pay for our service until the applicant starts and then we offer an 8-week refund on a sliding scale based on the number of weeks they have worked. Ultimately, you only get what you pay for.

      Free service

      Our service is free of charge. We don’t charge you for advertising, headhunting, profiling candidates, arranging interviews, or closing successful applicants. You’re only charged once the applicant starts – you get what you pay for.

      Our people are trained to a high level

      All of our consultants have gone through over 100 hours of intensive training on successful profiling, technology, headhunting, compliance, customer care and more to ensure all our applicants and clients receive the very best customer experience.

      We invest in some of the UK’s most cutting-edge recruitment tools

      All our consultants use our cloud-based CRM, online time sheets and LinkedIn Recruiter, plus multiple other innovative tools to ensure we can work harder, faster, and smarter than our competition to achieve better results than any of our competitors.

      The results we achieve solve your recruitment problems

      A new candidate registers with us every 5 minutes. Our delivery conversion targets are: for every 3 CVs to interview, 3 interviews to a successful placement.

      Trust us with your vacancy