UK Software Engineering Apprenticeship

Aggregate function:  Technology
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Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  18 Nov 2023
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Who We Are 


We’re a global technology communications company that empowers people and businesses to stay connected and thrive in a digital world. With a focus on innovation, sustainability and earning customer loyalty, we leverage cutting-edge technology to offer products and services that enhance communication and improve lives. 

Digital is Vodafone UK’s largest channel for our customers. We are committed to providing #1 Digital Experiences for our customers through sales and service 



What you’ll do 


For those who live and breathe technology, our journey of digital transformation is an endless adventure - not just a one-time event. It’s our passion, our drive, and the pulse that keeps us evolving to make life better for you. We're not content with the status quo; we're all about pushing boundaries, and we're inviting you to be part of it! 

Imagine a world where technology not only makes things easier but also adds excitement to your everyday experiences. We're on a constant quest to make our digital journeys smoother, simpler, and downright fun. We're like digital explorers, always on the lookout for ways to connect you with what you love, faster and more flexibly than ever. 

If you're the type who's always ahead of the tech curve, if the thrill of finding innovative solutions to challenges gets your heart racing, then you're the kind of person we're seeking. In this role, you'll dive into the heart of technology, crafting, testing, and launching systems that shape the future. No worries if things get intense; we thrive under pressure, and with our unwavering support, you're set to conquer any deadline.

As a software developer, you won't just write code; you'll craft experiences. You'll unravel the mysteries of software design, coding and testing, building your expertise every step of the way, putting your work directly into the hands of our customers. Picture yourself as a vital member of a dynamic engineering community, collaborating with fellow minds to bring ground-breaking ideas to life. Your passion fuels our progress, and together, there's no limit to what we can achieve. 

Don't think you have the skills? Don't worry as this role comes with the apprenticeship programme to help learn and develop you into the role, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in. 


This role comes with a level 4 apprenticeship to support your learning. The qualification is a Level 4 Software Engineer, and we partner with a fantastic learning provider to support you all of the way.  

Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship and have your qualification, we will continue to support your career journey with Vodafone UK.  



What we offer 

  • Competitive annual salary between £22,652 - £24,652 plus annual performance bonus 
  • 28 days holiday plus 3 days charity leave to work on projects of our choice, plus quarterly 'Spirit' days to focus on your wellbeing and mental health. 
  • Industry leading learning tools, market leading parental leave policies 
  • We offer flexible working options that enable you to excel in a way that suits your needs. 
  • An extensive and flexible benefits package including employee discounts, enhanced pension contributions and retail discounts. 

Who you are 


  • You don't just care about customers; you're obsessed with ensuring their satisfaction. 
  • Your interpersonal skills stand out in a remarkable way.  Your ability to form genuine connections is impressive
  • You embrace change as an opportunity and work well in dynamic environments.
  • Your thinking is innovative and forward-looking. You're the one who constantly seeks new, creative solutions.
  • If you hunger for growth, development, and new challenges, you're our kind of person. We thrive on your ambition.


Our Spirit behaviors are more than just words; they're our way of life. We're looking for graduates who embody these values every day. 


Locations available: London or Newbury 

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.