Undergraduate Developer, Business Analyst or Project Manager

Exeter, Devon

Undergraduate Developer, Business Analyst or Project Manager

Placement Year 2020 – 2021

Join us at Software Solved based in the vibrant city of Exeter in the beautiful South West of England and discover the world of business on a one year placement.  It will offer you the chance to enhance your academic knowledge with real work experience.

As a company we are keen to learn from the next generation of Developers, Business Analysts or Project Managers and for them to contribute to the growth and development of Software Solved.

Software Solved has been running a successful undergraduate placement scheme since 2007.  This is a structured scheme with mentors in place for each individual and a portfolio of project work dependent on your skills, expertise and desires.  Several previous placement students have been employed by us upon graduation.

Want to know what it’s like to be an undergraduate at Software Solved?

Sam Wotton was a recent placement employee and was happy to share his experiences with you.

Skills Required for Undergraduate Developer?

You will need to demonstrate a solid knowledge of programming principles used in languages such as:

  • Python, Java, JavaScript
  • Microsoft .NET, C# or VB
  • Knowledge of RDBMS & SQL
  • Knowledge of WordPress

Skills Required for Business Analyst or Project Manager

Key skills essential for this placement are:

  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Adaptability to work across multiple projects

Who is this for?

Students looking for a year’s placement to enrich their study plan with real work experience putting theoretical knowledge into practice.

How long?

One year’s placement from June 2020 – June 2021 depending on your University and course commitments.


We offer an excellent benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working including homeworking, social events, a casual dress code, free tea and coffe, company pension scheme, loyalty benefits, and a company laptop.

How to apply

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to hr@softwaresolved.com.

In your covering letter, please tell us why you are the best candidate for the post. Please make sure your CV outlines any part-time/temporary work you have completed.

A full job description is available on request. A basic DBS check is required for this role.