Employer profile

Auto Trader UK

Updated: February, 2020

About Auto Trader UK

We're proud of our people-centred culture, which, combined with our tech and data expertise, makes us one of the UK's leading companies.

Auto Trader is the UK's largest digital automotive marketplace. There are over 10 million transactions each year, and we are driving change in how consumers are shopping for these cars online. Through the evolution of our digital platforms and our innovative data products, we make the process of buying and selling cars easier for consumers, retailers and manufacturers.

Two people

We have the following roles on offer:

  • Account managers
  • Java developers
  • Front-end developers
  • Finance
  • Software testers
  • Delivery leads
  • Marketing executives


Our head office is located in Manchester, and this is where the majority of our roles are based. A small proportion of roles are based out of our Kings Cross office in London.


Graduate starting salary between £25,000 - £27,000 for roles based in Manchester. London based roles go up to £28,000.

Man thinking

We have six company values, and they are incredibly important to us, not just because they got us where we are today but because they underpin everything we do, from recruitment, career development, recognition through to the delivery of our products and services. As a values-driven organisation, we're looking for people from all walks of life to become part of our inclusive culture. Our values are as follows: community-minded, courageous, curious, determined, humble and reliable.

We're looking for passionate and curious individuals to join us. You'll have a relevant degree and demonstrate an analytical approach as we make decisions based on data, not opinion. We're a fast-paced, digital business and collaboration is key to our success, we're keen to understand how you'd adapt in an ever-changing environment.


Learning and development

Our graduates start their journey at our in-house academy. You don't have to be a car enthusiast to work here so upon joining; we'll grow your knowledge of the automotive industry so you can truly understand our customers and what we do as a business. You'll spend the first three-four months of your career in the academy and have the opportunity to join your team to develop your technical skills in your team. We believe a blend of learning will ensure that you are genuinely rounded in both your technical and commercial skills so you can be sure your decisions, regardless of the role, will truly be customer-centric.

The application process

As a team, we understand that everyone is an individual, and our interviews are designed to give you the chance to be you while showing us your skills and experience. We complete several tasks to understand whether our way of working is the right fit for you.

Work sectors

IT and information services, marketing, advertising and PR, sales


London, Manchester

Contact details

0330 303 9006
4th floor
Tony Wilson Building
First Street
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