Want to turn your computer science degree into a rewarding career? HRS can help.

Once you’ve graduated from university, the next step is to choose a career. This can be daunting, but the good news is that your computer science degree will stand you in good stead as you enter the world of work. With your extensive knowledge of computing and IT – and a little help from the HRS team – you can find a computer science job that really suits you.

A computer science degree is a superb entry point to careers in the digital sector. Web development, computer-aided design, IT consultancy and cyber security are all popular career paths for computer science graduates. If you’re struggling to decide which role is the best fit for you, speak to the Hyper Recruitment Solutions team.

Computer science career paths

During your studies, you might have found one branch of computer science that really appealed to you. Some computer scientists excel in the use of programming languages, while others prefer design or security elements. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular jobs for computer science graduates.
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CAD Technician

Working in computer-aided design, you will use your IT skills and ingenuity to create technical drawings and 3D designs for a range of products.

Cyber Security Analyst

To succeed as a cyber security analyst, you need to be a keen problem solver with an extensive understanding of cyber threats and how to manage them.

Game Designer

If you spent your teenage years glued to a PlayStation or Xbox then this is probably your dream career. You’ll spend your days designing and producing new games, testing prototypes and exploring exciting technologies.

SEO Specialist

As an SEO specialist, you’ll use the knowledge you gained during your computer science degree to help clients obtain high search engine rankings and attract new customers to their business websites.

Software Engineer

Working as a software engineer means testing, developing and maintaining digital systems. You’ll identify and resolve system faults while striving to make operating systems work as efficiently as possible.

Key requirements of most Biochemistry Jobs:

Understanding of business
Precise and meticulous
Good communicator
Ability to work in a team
Average salary for experienced professionals
£25,000 - £50,000
Typical Working Hours
38 to 40 per week
All statistics provided by the National Careers Service

Developing your computer science career

Whichever career path you choose, there should be plenty room for growth and development. IT and technology industries are constantly changing and developing, so there’ll always be new techniques, software and hardware for you to explore.

We recommend keeping an up-to-date portfolio of your work, especially if you work in a creative sector such as development or design. Within a few years, you may find yourself in a senior development or technical director role.

Computer science graduates are employed in all sorts of different industries, ranging from healthcare to finance to the defence sector. Whether you’d prefer to work in the public sector or join a private firm, your IT expertise is sure to remain in high demand as the world becomes more connected and the role of computers in modern society continues to expand.

Current Computer Science Vacancies

Graduate Careers in Recruitment

We are always on the look out for science and technology graduates who have a passion for sales and applying their skills in a fast paced and service based industry. If you have what it takes, we may have some trainee recruitment positions available. Careers at HRS >
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