Top 6 Companies to Land a Tech Role in Manchester

Mar 19, 2021
hackajob Staff

Looking for a tech role in Manchester but not sure where to start? We’ve put together some of the companies currently hiring via hackajob for tech jobs in the North. Whatever your preference for company-size, sector, benefits and tech-stack, we’ve got you covered. Could your next role be here?


If you’re a curious-minded engineer, then Sainsbury’s DTD (that’s the Digital, Tech and Data team) could be the perfect place for you to develop, grow and contribute to a thriving and established organisation. If you like testing, experimenting and being given the time and freedom needed to push boundaries then you’ll fit right in here. With consumers that use hundreds of products and services across multiple channels and brands, it’s a really exciting time to joining Sainsbury’s DTD.

They’re implementing a cloud-first approach and automation is at the forefront of what they do. So if you’ve got experience with Java 8-11 (Spring), Golang, Javascript (React), AWS and Kafka – to name just a few – and are living in Manchester, then we can’t think of a better match!

With the freedom to create amazing systems and technologies and currently hiring back end, front end, DevOps and Data Engineers, you can find out more about their benefits and mission here, or if you’re ready to start your journey with them, sign up for our platform here where Sainsbury’s DTD can reach out to you.


Using a wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems, MoneySuperMarket are a great company for engineers. operate a modern cloud-based technology platform offering security, stability and scalability. With a single view of supporting 13.1 million customers across their key interactions, they plan to serve  better with extraordinary levels of personalisation and this is where you come in.

So what can you expect to do as part of their team? You'll be able to build, test and deploy products that help their customer base save money and deliver a personalised experience they love.

Offering a wide range of benefits to supporting your lifestyle, your future and your health and wellbeing, we can't think of a better place to work. And what's more, these benefits can all be tailored to suit your needs and managed through your own personal benefits hub. For example, 27 days holiday, a performance related bonus, life assurance at 4x salary, and pension matched up to 5%. And that's just the tip of the iceberg!

Love to know more? Check our their brand here.


As a global, multi-platform brand, Missguided is mainly known for being a lucrative retailer with catchy campaigns and glamorous giveaways. First established in 2009 and based in Manchester (first Salford, now Trafford), this brand has made waves in the UK and across the pond. What you might not know is that they’re currently investing in their technical team to completely re-imagine their digital technology landscape and take their digital platform to the next level.  

With millions of hits per month on their website and app, Missguided is making use of the latest technologies and infrastructure trends, such as a GraphQL aggregation layer, microservices, Node.js on AWS Lambda, Containerised PHP applications, React and event-driven integrations to design and build a platform that will enable them to consistently deliver the best e-commerce shopping experience for customers. What’s more, they’re wrapping these services around cloud-based technologies like Stripe, AWS, Amplience and SAP, building a world-class tech stack.

If you’re interested in working for an exciting and fun company like Missguided and would like to see their full tech-stack as well as their generous perks and benefits, then have a browse here.


Based in the heart of Manchester, this fintech company has been making waves in the North. As a financial services company that prioritises socially responsible practices and a mission to help people who are overcharged and underserved, you’ll be stimulated working as part of the tech team here.

Having invested in well-established cloud tech such as AWS and GCP, they’re interested in working with people who have the essential DevOps principles to help the business thrive. In return, they encourage people to be at their best by giving them independence and autonomy as well as other perks and benefits that you can view here.  

As part of the Auden team, you’ll be busy working on new financial services that are designed with their customers in mind. So if you’re an engineer experienced in using any of these languages – Go, JavaScript and/or C# – then, yes you guessed it, you can join hackajob where Auden is currently hiring in tech, compliance, operations, marketing and more.

AND Digital

AND Digital is the type of cool tech company that everyone wants to be a part of. Accelerating the development of world-class digital capabilities, they power the product development of ambitious companies - from British Airways and Conde Nast to The Telegraph, Gousto and more.

With an award-winning boot camp, opportunities to network and have downtime with peers, and a 12-month personal growth programme, AND Digital is committed to your learning and development. For a glimpse of what’s in their core tech stack, think Java, .Net Framework, C#, MVC, Frontend JavaScript - React Ecosystem, AngularJS, Vanilla, Vue and more.

Offering very generous perks, including a stipend towards tech, a dental and healthcare scheme, and days dedicated to your learning and development, AND Digital is a serious contender for the best tech companies in Manchester. If you’d like to learn more about them click here.


Who hasn’t wondered what it would be like to work for one of the largest Aerospace and Defence companies in the world? With a global team of 195,000 employees, including 60,000 engineers and scientists, you’ll be well connected and supported.

Although their tech-stack is of course top secret, we can exclusively reveal that some of the tools they’re currently using include: Java, Python, AWS/Azure, Docker, Hadoop, JavaScript and more. As part of the Raytheon team – a valued partner to the UK Government, you could be involved in projects using cloud technology, big data or machine learning/AI projects.

If you want to be a part of a company that’s defining the future of aerospace and defence with ambitious technologies that push the limits of known science and hiring in Manchester, then look no further!

What To Do Next?

If you like the look of the tech-stacks and would like to work for one of these companies, hackajob would love to help you! You can discover more here, it takes 5 minutes, it’s free and companies reach out to you for an interview. You can also see the full range of companies currently hiring in Manchester (hint: there's WAY more), and test your tech skills. Couldn’t be easier!