Industrial Placements 2019


If you're currently studying towards an IT or computer science degree have you considered doing an Industrial Placement? A great chance to learn on the job skills, work on real projects and get paid a salary.

HMRC digital Industrial Placements

Our HMRC digital 2019 Industrial Placement Scheme will be open for applications soon. We're just busy finalising which roles will be available in which locations. The placements will start in September 2019.

This year we'll have

  • 25 placements on offer
  • In different locations such as Newcastle, Shipley, Telford, London, Southend and Worthing
  • Various roles, for example Cyber Analyst, Software Developer, Business Analyst and Architect

Each industrial placement will be employed for 9-12 months and earn a salary of £24,320 (National); £28,130 (London) pro rata.

To find out a bit more about what's involved you can read blog posts by some of our past industrial placements:

Cyber analyst part II: Return of the industrial placement student

Ever thought about a digital opportunity with HMRC?

University Placement: My first week at HMRC digital

When applications open we'll let you know on our Twitter account @HMRCdigital and we'll post a blog too. To make sure you don't miss it, sign up for email alerts.


Note - to be eligible, you must :

  • be studying towards a relevant IT/computing science degree
  • be fluent in English
  • be eligible to apply to the UK Civil Service.  In summary, only nationals from the following countries (or associations of countries) are generally eligible for employment in the Civil Service: the United Kingdom (and British protected persons), the Republic of Ireland, the Commonwealth, the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland and Turkey. Certain family members of EEA, Swiss and Turkish nationals are also eligible regardless of their nationality.  Detailed guidance available here: