Exceptional IT Recruitment

Who are we ?

Established in 1999 Langley James IT Recruitment has worked with many of the UK’s leading brands across all sectors from Banks to Advertising Agencies, Fashion Houses to Premier League Football Clubs, Housing Associations to Charities, Universities, Schools, The NHS, and Public Sector departments. Over the last 22 years, we have supplied some of the UK’s leading technical talent across the UK and Europe and have seen the IT evolve year on year to become one of the UK’s largest employment sectors. The Digital Sector is worth £400 Million per day to the UK economy and COVID-19 has accelerated the UK’s reliance on IT and digital platforms.

Langley James IT Recruitment has evolved with the IT industry, we use every tool on the market to ensure we find the very best candidates for our clients however it is our people connections and networks throughout the UK IT sector that ensure we are ahead of our competition. IT Recruitment is all about the people. At Langley James IT Recruitment relationships are our priority, we want to get to know our clients and our candidates, we like to talk about their challenges and needs, and how we can resolve them. Although technology brings us together Langley James IT Recruitment will always be about the people.

Connecting people since 1999

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We source IT Contractors and Permanent candidates for all IT Roles

We work across all sectors of IT Recruitment and can help you to find that person you need to make a difference to your results. We will help you find your next IT Professional quickly and efficiently.

Roles that we regularly recruit for:

Chief Information Officer (CIO) Chief Technology Officer (CTO) IT Director, Head of IT, IT Manager, Infrastructure Manager, DevOps Manager, Senior Network Manager, Security Manager, Senior Delivery Manager, Service Desk Manager, Database Manager, Development Manager, E-Commerce Manager, Systems Manager, Project Manager

1st Line Support, 2nd Line Support, 3rd Line Support, Mac Engineer, Applications Support Engineer, Business Analyst, Systems Analyst,.Net Development Team Leader, Database Administrator, Service Desk Team Leader, Network Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Systems Architect, Software Architect, Linux Administrator, Senior Systems Administrator, Senior Cisco Network Engineer, Network Security Engineer.

This list is not exhaustive, and we can find IT Professionals across all roles for all types of organisations.


Meet the team

James Toovey

James Toovey

Founder & CEO

James began his career in recruitment after working for Saatchi & Saatchi. He originally joined Compuvac which became the Internet Corporation and during the late ’90s was one of the fastest-growing Recruitment Companies in Europe. In 1999, at the end of the Millenium Bug era, he set up Langley James and concentrated on servicing many of the emerging Dot Com Companies.


Stacey Blundell

Stacey Blundell

IT Recruitment Consultant

Stacey joined Langley James in 2017 and has recruited up to and including Board level IT positions. Prior to joining Langley James she held positions with Marketing for a Digital Marketing Agency

Rachael Bretherton

Rachael Bretherton

IT Recruitment Consultant

An experienced Search and Delivery Lead with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry within the IT and IT within Legal, Retail, Financial and Public sectors. Skilled in Recruiting, Business Development and Digital Marketing. 

Sam King

Senior Resourcer

Sam joined Langley James in 2013 as an email and online Resourcer, she had previously worked in recruitment from 2008 assisting Recruitment Consultants that specialised within the Legal sector

Sue Coppell

Sue Coppell

Contracts & Finance Manager

Sue is the Contracts and Finance Manager, she ensures all Contracts are compliant and all payments are made on time especially for our contractors. She manages the timesheet portal to ensure smooth running of our Contractor administration. Sue has been with Langley James since 2010

Lynn Mitchell

Lynn Mitchell

Operations & Compliance Director

Lynn joined Langley James in 2006 as our Operations Director previously holding Marketing and Senior Management positions with Stena Line and Airtours.

What we do

Connecting exceptional people with the right jobs

Saving employers valuable time spent on long list assessment 

Provide career advice and jobseeker resources

Deliver outplacement services for departing employees 

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