If you're currently studying towards an IT or computer science degree have you considered doing an Industrial Placement? A great chance to learn on the job skills, work on real projects and get paid a salary.
Note - to be eligible, you must :
be studying towards a relevant IT/computing science degree
be fluent in English
be eligible to apply to the UK Civil Service. In summary, only nationals from the following countries (or associations of countries) are generally eligible for employment in the Civil Service: the United Kingdom (and British protected persons), the Republic of Ireland, the Commonwealth, the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland and Turkey. Certain family members of EEA, Swiss and Turkish nationals are also eligible regardless of their nationality.
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS YEAR'S INTAKE ARE NOW CLOSED