Not seeing great results from recruitment agencies in Reading?

With so many recruitment agencies in reading, knowing which job agency to work with for your engineering and technology vacancies can be tricky. You may already have a list of agencies on your books, however, if you’ve landed on this page, you’re probably after a specialist agency that provide high calibre of engineering and technology candidates in the Reading area.

We know first-hand from our client’s feedback how difficult it can be to find technical candidates for critical roles.

Not all recruitment companies in Reading understand, or value pivotal elements when it comes building tech teams. One of the key challenges other employment agencies struggle with is finding a good technical candidate with the right background and team fit, which many technology recruiters will send your way.

With years of experience in placing top candidates in technical positions, as engineering and technology recruiters we understand the challenges our tech and engineering clients face.

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About Reading, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology job market

A study carried in 2022 revealed Reading is one of the best city in the UK job seekers. Situated in the South of England, Reading is an economic centre with a high levels of employment opportunities. Today, Reading has very good train links to areas such as London, Oxford and Southwest of England. Reading is also along the well to do Thames Valley region which has the UK’s top growth rates.

There are several business parks in the Reading area that are home to the headquarters of several blue chip companies such as ING Direct, Microsoft, Cisco, and Oracle. The University of Reading and Thames Valley University are also key employers on the area.

Top job industries in Reading includes Engineering, IT, Customer Service, Construction and Accountancy. Reading has many job opportunities across those industries and other technical industries.

Companies in Reading hiring

Hexwired is one of the best recruitment agency in reading for specialising in engineering and technology job vacancies. We work with various tech and IT companies within the area and provide a wide range of job opportunities.

A few the companies in Reading that are regularly employing include:


Cloud Factory

Sage People

Virgin Media

Aldermore Bank

AWE (Automatic Weapons Establishment)

Porsche UK


Huawei Technologies

Technical jobs that Hexwired recruits for in Reading

At Hexwired, we generally cover tech and engineering jobs in Reading that involve the following engineering titles:

Chief Engineer – Chief Engineering Officer, Head of Engineering

VP Engineering – Vice President of Engineering, Engineering Executive, VP Software Engineering

Director of Engineering – Principal Engineer, Lead Engineer, Director of Engineering

Engineering Manager – Software Engineering Manager, Engineering Program Manager, Manager of Engineering, Principal Software Engineering Manager, Senior Engineering Manager, Project Manager

Individual Contributors – Software Engineer, Network Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Quality Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Engineer, Data Engineer, Product Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering Technician

Entry Level – Engineering Intern, Apprentice Engineer, Engineering Aide, Engineering Clerk, Entry Level Engineer, New Grad Engineer, Junior Engineer

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Are you wondering why are our technology recruiters are the best in Reading?

It’s not just due to 10+ years of combined technical recruitment experience, but also because our tech recruitment consultants also specialise in the technical languages that are specific to the Reading market. They are genuinely passionate about their areas of expertise.

In other words, you can trust that you are in good hands with us. Our technology recruitment consultants in Reading will professionally, proactively and efficiently fill your positions. Learn more about technology recruitment agencies in Reading or submit your vacancy to us.

Recruitment agents that understand your jobs

Before you submit your vacancy to us, here a few further ways Hexwired can help you as an experienced technology recruitment agency:

Recruit permanent placements

Building your team permanently is quick and easy. From advertising your position and company to extending offers and negotiating pay, we handle the entire hiring process for you. Recruiting a director, VP, C-suite executive or board member.

Recruit talented contract staff

Bespoke, on-demand recruitment to help manage workloads, projects, and employee absences. Find highly qualified technology focused contractors, temps, and interim staff.

Recruit remote talent

Experts are available to carry out remote work easily and as soon as possible. We work with you to make virtual interviews simple and stress-free. Get access to a larger talent pool of technology focused candidates, based in the UK or abroad.

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Disciplines we recruit for in Reading

Hexwired Recruitment covers various technology disciplines across engineering and development in the UK, our specialisms include:

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Technical skills Hexwired specialise in

Hexwired Recruitment covers various disciplines across engineering and development in the UK, a few of these include:

Based on information from Google Garrington, Reading, Windsor and Maidenhead are the three best of the best areas in Berkshire for software, electronics and engineering jobs. Other areas include Bray, Cookham, Twyford and Wargrave, Ascot. 

If you’re working with a good recruitment agency such as Hexwired, the process of the agencies and the skills required for the job vacancy. In some cases, the recruitment cycle can take a few months, however if you find a good candidate and efficiently organise each stage of the recruitment process in a coherent manner, it could less than one week to get a new hire for your team. 

The best approach for recruiting the top candidates in software, electronics, and engineering has three key factors. Candidates aren’t always in the most obvious places such as job boards, as many candidates are passively searching. Knowing what the type of skill and team fit you’re after helps recruiters find you the right match. Many companies struggle to have smooth and efficient recruitment process which can put job seekers off. To avoid missing out on brilliant candidates we recommend reducing unnecessary interview stages.  

According to ComputerWorld the average salary for tech/digital jobs in Reading and The Thames Valley is £57,500. If you would like more information on salary bands for roles you’re recruiting for, contact our team.

About Hexwired Recruitment

Our technical recruitment consultants at Hexwired Recruitment have experience in the tech industry. We’ve built an outstanding reputation as one of the best technology recruitment agencies. Additionally, we’ve recruited for a wide range of companies, from fortune 500 firms to tech SMEs, covering niche software and development job vacancies.

Looking to recruit talent within technical sectors? Hexwired Recruitment is perfectly positioned to help employers find and match talented engineers and developers to suit your business needs. If you’re ready to contact a tech recruiter, give us a call or submit your vacancy, and we’ll reach out to you right away!

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Contact Your Local Reading Technology Recruitment Agency Near You

Our specialists recruiters in Reading and Greater Berkshire cover the following areas:

  • Earley

  • Caversham

  • Woodley
  • Sonning

  • Calcot

  • Berkshire
  • Maidenhead

  • Ascot
  • Windsor

  • Newbury

  • Hungerford

  • Cookham

  • Wokingham

  • Bracknell

At Hexwired Recruitment, we make hiring tech candidates in Reading simple and efficient. Speak to one of our specialist recruiters today, contact us.