Apprentice Software Developer

£15,830 per annum
07 Sep 2020
05 Oct 2020
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Apprentice Software Developer


Salary: £15,830 per annum


37 hours fixed term from start date

Warwickshire County Council is transforming the way it approaches data management, business intelligence and service redesign.


About Us and the Role

The Data Management team within Business Intelligence is offering an exciting opportunity for a Software Developer Higher Apprentice to join our team, supporting the development of a new Data Analytics Platform in Microsoft Azure, and maintaining the Council’s corporate PostGIS/PostgreSQL spatial database. The apprenticeship is a great opportunity to acquire a wide range of data management skills and will offer hands-on experience in developing web apps to disseminate Council data, address geospatial queries and enhance the user experience.

Every apprenticeship we provide is designed to give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to progress into further employment with Warwickshire County Council.

  • Over 200 apprentices recruited since 2012
  • 76% of our apprentices are retained by WCC
  • 95% of our apprentices stay in employment or education
  • 96% would recommend an apprenticeship at WCC

We are based in Warwick but currently work from home.

The qualification associated with this position is the Level 4 Software Developer apprenticeship. If you are already qualified in this subject area, or a similar subject area, at an equivalent/higher level then you may be ineligible to apply. 

If you are unsure of your eligibility to apply for this apprenticeship, please email to discuss this further.

We reserve the right to reject applications from individuals whom we deem to be ineligible for the apprenticeship.

The training provider for this apprenticeship will be JBC Skills Training.

Your salary will progress to the National Minimum Wage rate for your age after completing the first year of your apprenticeship.

When completing your application please ensure you describe how you meet the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification.



Additional Information

Please contact Paul Larcombe ( for further information about the role.


Closing Date: Monday, 5th October 2020


To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.

Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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