Software Engineering.

IT Infrastructure & Cloud.

QA & Test.

Digital Delivery.

IT Security.

Executive Search.



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About Search Allies

We partner with some of the most innovative, disruptive, technology focussed businesses here in the UK. We help these businesses find and attract the right candidates required to fuel their growth ambitions, in turn providing our candidates with life changing opportunities.

For us, recruitment is more than matching a candidate with a client. As per the dictionary definition of Allies we truly benefit the people we work with. We see every hire as an opportunity to help our clients grow, and for our candidates to take fulfilment out of the role they do.

We provide permanent and contract technology recruitment solutions to some of the world’s leading brands.

Core Specialisms

With decades of experience in IT recruitment, we have the know-how and the networks to find and attract the right candidates for your business. We utilise 'Deep Search' methodology to ensure no rock is left unturned, alongside our existing database and networks we also have access to millions of candidates through specialist technology focussed CV Databases. Our core specialisms are as follows:

Software Engineering / Development

Including but not limited to: Python, Java, R, Angular, React, Dart, Kotlin, Pony, Nim, MATLAB, Rust, Typescript, Node JS, Go, Ruby, Swift, Scala, C++, C#, PHP, Perl, Elixr, Elm, Including Big Data, Data Science & AI/Machine Learning.

IT Infrastructure & Cloud

Including but not limited to: DevOps, SysOps, Systems and Applications Administration, Systems Analysts, Solutions Architects, Pre-sales Engineers, Desktop/System/Technical Support (including service desk).


Including but not limited to, Data Analysts, Data Engineers, DBA’s (Database Administrators), Data Architects, Data Scientists, Big DATA, AI & Machine Learning.

Executive Level

Chief Technology Officers, VP of Engineering, CEO, CIO, COO, CISO, IT Directors, Managers & Heads Of.

Digital Delivery

Including Product Managers/Owners, Project and Programme Management, Business intelligence and Businesses Analytics etc.

IT Security

Cyber Security, Information Security, Threat Detection, Security Operations, Cloud Security, Endpoint Security.

Quality Assurance & Testing

Manual, Automation, SDET etc.


Due to long standing relationships with HR teams across the UK we often also get asked to find HR assistants, HR Business Partners, Heads of/HR Directors.

Latest Jobs

Software Development Manager


£50,000 - £70,000


Our client, a UK based health tech business are looking for a Software Development Manager to join the team.

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IT Administrator




Our client, a Bristol based business with offices in Bristol & London are looking for a Group IT Administrator to join the team.

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IT Field Engineer


£25,000 - £35,000


Our client, a market leader and a company which is growing through acquisitions is looking for am IT Field Engineer - Support Technician to join the team.

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Systems Administrator

Wimbledon, London



Our client, a Sports Media business and a market leader in what they do, are looking for a Systems Administrator to join the team.

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QA Tester (x2)

London Bridge

£40,000 - £50,000


Our client, a world-leading online marketplace and ecommerce business are looking for 2 QA Testers to join the team.

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.Net Software Engineer

Epsom, Surrey

£50,000 - £70,000


Our client, an industry leader who are currently embarking on a transformation project to cloud native solutions are looking for a Software Engineer to join the team.

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You Choose

Our recruitment solutions can be fully tailored to suit your needs. We have a range of options that our clients tend to prefer, according to their specific requirements. Below are our most popular solutions for you to choose from. 

Permanent Search

No placement, no fee. This is the most popular choice for individual placements with the fee based upon an agreed percentage of the candidates starting salary, paid once the candidate has started with an included rebate period.

Retained Search

Preferred for multiple placements over an agreed time period. The agreed fee is paid half on commencement of the project, half on completion.

Contract Search

We have multiple agreements available for your contract placement. Please book a call, or contact us below for more information on our contract recruitment solutions.


Statement of Work, used for project based assignments. Please book a call, or contact us below for more information on our statement of work solutions.

Client Testimonials

“Without question the best tech recruiters I have worked with”

CEO – FinTech

“From a candidates perspective, definitely someone you want to be working with while stepping through the recruitment process”

Head of IT – Financial Services

“Efficient, exceptional service, and cost effective solutions. I cannot recommend Search Allies enough to anyone growing a technology business or team”

MD – SaaS Business

"Tim & the team were a pleasure throughout the entire recruitment process, working diligently and efficiently through every step and made the whole process feel very comfortable, whilst ensuring I personally felt prepared for each step"

Engineer, Tier 1 Bank

“I can recommend search allies to any business in need of a technology search partner”

Head of Solution Architecture – MSP

“Consistently going the extra mile”

CTO – Tech start-up

Grow Your Team With Us

Our consultants have decades of experience assisting thousands of businesses, like yours, grow. Whether it's a single hire, or you would like someone to help you grow a high performing technology team we can help.

Book a quick appointment, or contact us today to find out how.