Employer profile


Updated: July, 2017

About Capita

Capita Novus is part of Capita PLC, the UK’s leading provider of business process management and outsourcing solutions.

Capita works with a range of clients in both the public and private sectors in a number of different industries, including central government, education, health, financial services and telecommunications, amongst many others. This breadth of clients makes our work both varied and engaging, and full of challenges and new experiences.

We know that it is our people that make us successful. That’s why we work hard to attract and retain talent that brings the breadth of experience, knowledge and innovative thinking required for us to continue meeting and exceeding our client’s expectations.

Working for us opens up a wealth of opportunities for you to progress in a career you are passionate about.

The Novus Programme

Novus, Capita’s IT skills and development programme is an exciting opportunity for university graduates to gain industry leading training and real-world experience working in the IT industry. Successful graduates have the chance to work with Capita businesses and our wide range of blue chip clients from a number of different industries, including finance, retail, defence, media and gaming.

You can choose to join one of our two skills and development programmes - Change and Transformation or Development and Implementation.

Change and Transformation is designed to give you the skills to work within areas such as business analysis, requirements engineering, and PMO.

Development and Implementation is designed to give you the skills to work within areas such as software development, test analysis, test development and dev ops.

After training, you will work for us for two years after which you could be employed full-time by Capita or one of our clients.

By joining the Novus programme, you will gain extensive training in the latest technologies, continuous professional development and practical on-site experience to provide you with the best possible start in the IT industry.

Training and development

We are a BCS accredited test and training centre, and work in partnership with Oracle, Microsoft and the BCS. Graduates learn a number of technical skills during their training with us, and can gain qualifications aiding their career in IT.

For Test Analysts, you can gain the ISTQB ISEB Foundation Test Qualification; Software Developers earn subject specific qualifications from Oracle and Microsoft; and IT Business Analysts have the opportunity to work towards an International Diploma in Business Analysis.

Salary and benefits

By joining us on the Novus Programme, you will be developing your skills and IT career from day one. We aim to be the best career choice for talented graduates in the UK. That’s why we offer a number of additional benefits to our employees:

  • Work placement salary starts at £24,000 (year one) increasing to £27,000 (year two)
  • Comprehensive training scheme where you can earn industry-recognised qualifications
  • Paid holidays starting at 21 days per annum
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Be part of the Capita Novus community and take part in events, charity work and activities throughout the year

Work sectors

IT and information services


London, Manchester

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