Who we hire

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) offers a diverse range of opportunities. As well as being home to statisticians, economists and researchers, our career paths cover a range of skills, disciplines and job functions, from HR to finance, organisational delivery to project management.

We offer internships, graduate schemes, apprenticeships, as well as clear routes for progression and development throughout the organisation.

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What the ONS offers you

ONS employees receive a range of benefits, including:

  • employee development and training opportunities with a dedicated Learning & Development team
  • a wide range of professional, social and recreational groups and organisations
  • excellent facilities across our sites, such as childcare, gyms, coffee shops and canteens
  • an employee reward and recognition scheme
  • Civil Service discounts for local, regional and national organisations
  • a high value pension plan

To find out about our full range of benefits view our benefits pack, which is attached to all our vacancies and can be requested from our recruitment team at ons.resourcing@ons.gov.uk.


We value staff wellbeing, work-life balance and flexible working for all our employees. We offer jobs as part-time, job share and flexible working as standard, as well as full-time, a reflection on our commitment to flexible working practices. Our flexi-time system gives employees freedom in managing their own working hours.

Inclusion and diversity

We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunities employer. The ONS is:

  • a Gold member of the Business Disability Forum
  • a Disability Confident Leader

We are committed to treating everyone fairly from the start of the recruitment process and throughout their career at the ONS.

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