Female scientist preparing a sample in a vial ready for analysis in the laboratory

Spark new possibilities

Discover jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics with dynamic organisations around the world.

Explore our brands

Supercharge your potential

Your skills are hard to find. Great opportunities shouldn’t be. We use our expert knowledge and global network to help you get the work you want – contract or permanent – it’s up to you.

We’ll challenge you with unexpected roles that match your goals and push your boundaries. And connect you with a community of other specialists to spark new possibilities.

Man and woman working together on computer code

Specialist expertise

Demand for STEM talent has never been greater as companies strive to keep ahead of rapid scientific and technical changes. We can connect you with dynamic organisations that need your skills through our specialist recruitment brands in the UK, including our four largest: Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment, Real Staffing and Huxley.

Female Lab Technician wearing clear goggles squeezing a sample into a pipette

Build your career

Using our global networks and sophisticated recruitment processes, you can build a career with organisations who value and nurture your skills. Whether you are an innovative technologist, an accomplished engineer or an expert data scientist, the opportunities are endless. The expertise of our recruitment consultants will enable you to make a growing contribution to building a better world.

Are you ready?

Explore our global house of specialist recruitment brands and take your career to the next level.

Start your job hunt
Close-up of a reflection of a computer screen in a woman's glasses
“The dedication and commitment of my consultant set her apart from others in the industry. She was an amazing professional that didn't only seek to find me a new job, but instead helped me find the right one. I am always pleased to recommend people to her care.” Candidate, SThree

Find roles across key sectors

Within the STEM industries we source both permanent and contract roles in sectors such as information and communications technology, banking and finance, life sciences, engineering and energy. By combining the skills of our expert recruitment consultants with innovative digital marketing and targeting techniques, we can identify a high number of opportunities for you.

Access to global jobs

Benefit from our advanced recruitment processes that include a single unified database of clients and candidates that is used by our global house of specialist STEM recruitment brands. This means that however you engage with us you will always have the broadest possible choice of roles. We also provide career development opportunities, such as industry conferences and networking events.

Our specialisms

Focus on STEM

We’re the global STEM-specialist talent partner, with recruitment experts across the world. By bringing skilled people together, placing them in both contract roles and permanent jobs, we elevate expertise and energise progress for everyone. That’s how we build the future.

Science

By introducing talented candidates to organisations within the scientific sector we help them maintain their research operations into treatments, today and into the future.

During the pandemic we are proud to have supported the people behind the world’s response to the health crisis, building teams through our specialist brands Progressive Recruitment and Real Staffing.

Technology

Technology is rapidly evolving. Organisations need the expertise to keep up with the pace of change.

We place professionals with leading tech companies in the UK and globally through our specialist recruitment businesses Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment and Huxley, and across Europe and the US with Global Enterprise Partners.

Engineering

Engineers are in high demand as the world races to meet new challenges providing renewable energy, sustainable infrastructure and cleaner transport.

Use our contacts and networks at Progressive Recruitment and Huxley to connect with dynamic organisations.

Mathematics

Streamlining, cleansing and effectively managing data requires specialist skills.

We connect talented people with dynamic organisations across the Netherlands and North America that are striving to compete in an increasingly data-driven world, through our specialist recruitment brands Madison Black and JP Gray.

Global house of specialist recruitment brands

Our global house of specialist recruitment brands gives a unique combination of specialist recruitment knowledge and worldwide reach. Each brand brings expertise in specific sought-after skills within engineering, life sciences, technology or mathematics. We understand them and know how to achieve the goals of STEM professionals and the organisations that need them across many sectors – for both permanent and contract work.

Global brands in the UK

Computer Futures logo in grey and blue

Computer Futures

Computer Futures is one of the most highly regarded IT recruitment providers in the world, matching highly-skilled developers and software engineers with innovative companies leading the technology race.

Progressive Recruitment logo in grey and light blue

Progressive Recruitment

Progressive Recruitment is immersed in the world of start-ups and blue-chip multinationals, providing sought-after specialists in engineering, life sciences, IT, global energy, construction and supply chains.

Real Staffing logo in purple

Real Staffing

Real Staffing is a global leader in recruitment for the pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology sectors, with specialist services within IT and the public sector.

Huxley logo in dark grey

Huxley

Huxley recognises the motivations of skilled professionals seeking contract and permanent recruitment services for banking and finance, engineering, IT and supply chain industries.

Not sure what you want?

Complete our contact form to speak to an adviser about how you can elevate your career.

Contact us

Read our latest insights

Woman wearing glasses looking at virtual financial charts in green and pink
10 May 2022

The emerging importance of continuous intelligence

Continuous intelligence software is set to double in 2022, so what is it and why is it important for businesses?

Woman in the dark wearing perspex goggles with tech overlay on lenses with a blue/yellow hue
05 May 2022

What will the future of work look like for STEM professionals?

The pandemic has affected the way many in STEM fields work but not everyone has been impacted equally, so what will the future of work lo...

Graphic of a brain showing network connectors on black background with blue lines
03 May 2022

How is smart data transforming work?

Big data has helped many organisations solve problems, but in the future will smart data drive deeper insights?

Break the bias: how we can empower more women in STEM
08 March 2022

Break the bias: how we can empower more women in STEM

Women in Tech founder discusses how bias against women in STEM fields can be countered by increasing levels of female participation.

Two female scientist wearing masks and gloves examining a sample in a tube
11 February 2022

Nine women leading the way in science and technology

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science with pioneers making a difference.

Male infrastructure engineer, in white shirt and jeans, in a server room working on laptop
29 September 2021

Supporting a sought after specialist through a mid-career switch

How a candidate returned to the banking sector after the pandemic led to hiring freezes and volatility in the market.

Close up stock image of an Asian doctor looking at computer screen which consists of human body scans, MRI & CAT, and scrolling text & numbers.
13 May 2021

Challenging gender bias and inequality to build a more inclusive future

If you can’t get a seat at the table, create your own table. Sunny Ackerman, President of SThree Americas, discusses this years IWD theme.

Male Inspection Engineering holding tablet assessing pipework
26 February 2021

IR35: How to tell if your umbrella company is compliant

Commercial Director Charlie Cox explains how to avoid non-compliant Umbrella Companies – and how to spot a good one.

Virtual Reality Design engineering showing employee latest design
22 February 2021

Freelancing during the Covid-19 pandemic

A look at the challenges faced during the pandemic, with tips on how you can enjoy the advantages of self-employment.

lead robotics engineering showing team member data relating to robotic arm
20 September 2020

Empowering the engineers of tomorrow

Project Syncere inspires young people in Chicago to seize the opportunity to learn so they can one day work in STEM jobs.

Male and female IT infrastructure engineering in network room
13 September 2019

Driving the future of work through tech

How emerging technology is having a huge impact on the workplace and will benefit those who embrace it.

You might also be interested in:

About our business

We’re the global STEM-specialist talent partner. Discover more about how we are bringing skilled people together to build the future.

Join our global team

Working as a recruiter for SThree will give you the chance to make a difference to individuals and our society, as part of our diverse and inclusive workforce.