Quick facts
  • Year established:
    2000
  • Website:
    https://www.softwire.com
  • Contact
    • Unit 110, Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, London, United Kingdom, NW5 1TL

About Softwire

Softwire provide high quality custom software, designed to fit your business. With brilliant staff, a passion for technology and commitment to customer satisfaction, Softwire offer unrivalled value for money. They are really proud of what they do, and how they do it.

Softwire was founded in 2000 with the specific aim of ensuring their exceptional employees have the most happy, relaxed environment in which to produce the highest quality software; their developers will tell you that Softwire is a truly great place to work, and clients are so pleased with their work that 80% of all projects are for repeat customers.

Softwire employs some of the best developers and project managers in the UK. They achieve this by a rigorous recruitment process, ensuring they employ only the most capable applicants, and by a culture that relentlessly promotes excellence and personal growth. They screen top graduates from the UK's leading universities recruiting only those with truly exceptional technical aptitude and strong interpersonal and teamworking skills.

The organisation ensure that their team are continually supported, with opportunities to develop constantly being offered. Some initiatives that are deployed for personal development include: job shadowing; financial support for work related qualifications; external coaching; and even support for non-work related training.


What is it like to work for Softwire

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Softwire offer a meditation session every lunchtime, on top of yoga sessions, a calm room and even a library.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Softwire have handpicked suppliers based on their ethical and environmental credentials and are continuously looking to improve their list of suppliers to ensure the kitchen team buys locally and seasonally to reduce its food miles and packaging.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees are rewarded with an annual bonus which, as well as being linked to the profitability of the company, is also linked directly to an individual's performance.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    159

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    31

  • Staff Turnover:

    6%

  • Male : Female:

    75% / 25%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    82%

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