Job Vacancy: Junior Developer

Job vacancy

Calling all junior PHP / WordPress developers. We're on the lookout for the next generation of developers to join our friendly, ever expanding team. Read on to find out more.

Salary: From £19k + benefits
Dependent on experience
Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Vacancy Closed

We’re on the lookout for junior PHP / WordPress developers, to work in our friendly, ever expanding team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person – you’ll learn from the best at interconnect/it whilst working with some of the biggest WordPress users in the market.

This is a broad role encompassing theme development and client support, amongst other internal tasks. Your day to day work will see you working with both the interconnect/it team and our clients’ various digital teams.

Main responsibilities

  • WordPress theme development.
  • Create and ensure the technical feasibility of client specifications and flat designs into fully functional WordPress themes.
  • Ensuring scalability of front-end builds.
  • Performance optimisation.
  • Resolving client support enquiries in a professional and timely manner.
  • Ongoing development and support of existing client sites.

Skills & Qualifications

  • A good understanding of PHP, HTML and CSS. Previous experience of WordPress is a bonus, but not essential, as training will be provided.
  • An understanding of JavaScript and popular frameworks (e.g. Angular, React) is desirable.
  • Knowledge of coding practices, scaling, security and stability.
  • Previous experience of using and working with code control, ideally SVN and GIT.
  • MySQL knowledge is desirable.
  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around this.
  • Sound problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a timely manner, with other members of the interconnect/it team, as well as clients.
  • A reasonable eye for good design and an understanding of the importance of things looking ‘right’.
  • An ability to work to deadlines.
  • Computer Science or other related degree.


We are committed to providing a great package of benefits to our employees. Benefits include:

  • 32 days holiday a year
  • 37.5 hour standard week. Part-time work is possible
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company healthcare plan*
  • Company pension scheme
  • Corporate rail travel scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Car parking permit
  • Funded training
  • Electronic sitting / standing desks

*Once you have been employed for a year.


Our comfortable, air-conditioned offices are conveniently located in central Liverpool, 10 minutes walk from Liverpool Lime Street train station and well connected to the local and wider road network.

How to apply

If you think you’d make a great member of our team, please complete the application form below.

Good Luck!

Team interconnect/it

Mim McNeela

Mim McNeela

Mim is a member of our management team. As well as working on internal and client projects, she also coordinates our marketing, copywriting and keeps our site up to date. In her free time you'll find Mim working out at the gym, cycling along the coast, creative writing, and learning about photography and design.