Your Technology recruitment and talent partner

About Us

Proactive Talent Pooling in Software Engineering ensuring survival or competitive edge

Access to 75% of the candidate population that are passive, unique exclusive.

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    Our Vision

    To create a recruitment and talent partner employing the very best, home grown, motivated, hardworking and happy employees. We will have the very best tools in the market so that we can deliver an excellent level of service to clients and applicants. This will ensure repeat business year on year

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    Our Mission

    Through our vision, we aim to offer our customers the very best applicants who are available and to find our applicants the opportunity to work in some of the UK’s most exciting technology organisations.

What We Offer

We have made a considerable investment in Linkedin Corporate Recruiter that we use to head hunt from a pool of over 11,000,000 candidates based in the UK.

Our team work 24 hours a day searching and advertising for active candidates across Jobsite, Reed, Total Jobs, Indeed and multiple online technology hubs

We have over 25 years experience placing all levels of technology candidates with major blue chip companies around the UK. We work with some of the UK's fastest growing technology organisations 

A very competitive price recruitment fee. We are a small independent IT recruitment company which gives flexibility on fees.

We want to be your technology recruitment and talent partner and we have big ambitions. We understand that we have to work extremely hard and offer an excellent service for companies like you to keep on using us time after time.

It may take you longer than expected to find the ideal person.

We will be able to find you short term resource solutions that will enable deadlines not to be missed.

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The Recruitment industry can be very competitive, which is why we're always proud to talk about the successes we have had with all our customers.

Naviagte through our testimonials for all the success stories we’ve achieved across both of our dedicated partners: clients and candidates.

  •   “Excellent selected candidates from the brief.”

    Client Placed - Digital Marketing Agency

  •   “A refreshing change are the words I would use to describe Colossus, highly respected and recommended. Ian kept me in the loop at all times during the proc...

    Applicant and Client - QA Manager Placed

  •   “Very impressed with the speed and calibre of the candidate’s introduced to us following our request, and will certainly be using your services again in th...

    Client - Insurance Company

  • I would like to say what an excellent service we have received from Colossus. We have dealt with multiple recruiters over the years that have never really un...

    Client - Software Consultancy

  • Just wanted to drop you a note to thank you for filling our Snr Engineer role. This role had been vacant for a number of months, we have used 4 other recruit...

    Client - Managed Service Provider

  • Excellent Service every time 5 Stars

    Client - Birmingham Based Software House

  •   “I was really impressed with the high level of support, experience, expertise in my field, advice, and understanding Ian provided to successfully place me ...

    Applicant 1 - now a client

  • Applicant Placed – Frontend Developer   “James and Ian from Colossus Associates has been amazing. They have been helpful from the initial contact, throughout...

    Applicant placed - Frontend Developer

  •   “A refreshing change are the words I would use to describe Colossus, highly respected and recommended. Ian kept me in the loop at all times during the proc...

    Applicant and Client - QA Manager Placed

  • Daniel and the Colossus Recruitment team are exceptional recruiters. Daniel is very knowledgeable and took great interest in my experience, personality and m...

    Applicant Placed - Product Manager

  • I’ve been really pleased on how easy it is to work for Colossus Associates. The timesheet system is excellent, paid on time unlike other companies and a grea...

    Applicant - Contractor

  • I am very excited about this job opportunity and I am writing to tell you that I have accepted the offer to join XXXXXX as a Junior Developer. Without your h...

    Applicant – Web Developer

  • I am extremely excited to start this role. I think it will be great for my career. Yea that sounds good, your services have been great - really appreciate it...

    Applicant – Senior Network Engineer

  • Can I please take this opportunity to say thank you for your recent help and support in securing my appointment in a new role. I found your services to be pr...

    Applicant –Director

  • Incredible professionalism, friendly and personable. I had a good experience from start to finish and was successful in my application. A lot of respect for ...

    Applicant Placed Software Engineer

  • I found Ian to be extremely attentive and considerate without being overly persistent. He brought 2 different roles to my attention (via a personal phone-cal...

    Graduate Applicant Placed

  • You’ve been a great help and you’ve get everything sorted for me very quickly and professionally and I am very appreciative of the help and I look forward to...

    Frontend Developer placed...

Industry news

At Colossus Associates, we make a huge impact on our industry by keeping our consultants up to date with the latest trends and news in the recruitment world. You can read some of our insights and opinions on the latest industry developments below, along with whats happening in the Colossusphere.

Work For Us

Colossus: A career larger than life

Our world is full of search and recruitment companies so how do you choose the right agency to work for? We ask ourselves to look for a firm that can balance being good at what it does, with being a good place to work.

This is exactly what Colossus Associates does. It’s why we’re growing fast and successful. It’s why our Colossus consultants are highly ambitious individuals who enjoy what they do.