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Founded in the U.K. 25 years ago, JobServe is one of the oldest online recruitment platforms in the world. It has 8 million registered job seekers and receives 2.5 million applications a year. Employers in the U.K. can use the site to reach a global and local talent pool.

While JobServe is more affordable than CW Jobs, it is more expensive than Monster and reed.co.uk. A single job post costs £145.00 and only lasts for seven days. However, there are many posting options, all including company branding and candidate matching features.


  • The platform attracts 8 million job seekers.
  • Job posts are sent to job seekers via email.
  • JobServe uses mobile alerts to promote new job posts.
  • Candidate matching is offered on all plans.
  • The company shares job posts with a network of job sites and aggregators.
  • Every job post includes a company logo, profile, and banner advertising at no extra cost.
  • Bulk discounts are avaliable.
  • JobServe provides a range of add-ons for further promoting posts.
  • Employers can access the cv database.
  • Pay for Performance options are available.
  • Customer support is given over the telephone during work hours.
  • Online support is offered.
  • JobServe has a global reach.
  • The platform is cheaper than CW Jobs.


  • No free options are available.
  • Telephone support is not available 24/7.
  • Online support is not in real-time.
  • A job post on Monster is cheaper and lasts for 30 days.
  • The platform doesn't use social media channels to promote job posts.


JobServe has a rating of 3/5 on Sitejabber and 3/5 on Trustpilot. Complaints revolve around the outdated site and irrelevant search results. Positive comments have mentioned that the platform is best for finding and posting IT jobs.

How to Post a Job on JobServe:

£145.00 GBP
5 Minutes
How to Post a Job on JobServe:

Five easy steps for posting a job on JobServe.


Posting a job on JobServe.


Go to JobServe.

Go to JobServe.

Start by navigating to the JobServe home page.


Select "Advertisers."

Select "Advertisers."

Find the "Sign In/Register" tab in the top right corner of the page. Select "Advertisers" from the drop-down menu by clicking on the down arrow to the right of the tab. Accept the cookie policy.


Sign in or register.

Sign in or register.

The landing page allows existing users to sign in or prompts new users to register. Enter your log in details or click on "Quick Registration." Follow the prompts to create an account, whereafter you'd be able to sign in.


Post your job.

Post your job.

Select "Post a Job" under the "My Jobs" tab on your dashboard. Fill in the online form, including the job title, description, and company details, then click "Next."


Provide your payment details.

Provide your payment details.

Follow the onscreen prompts to complete the check out process. The final step requires that you provide payment information. Take note that your listing will be reviewed before it is published on the site.

JobServe vs. CW Jobs:

CW Jobs and JobServe are both leading information technology job sites in the U.K., but JobServe has been around longer, reaches more people, and is cheaper per job post. CW Jobs won't help much in finding candidates in other fields, whereas JobServe has been serving dozens of other industries since 2006.

JobServe vs. reed.co.uk:

reed.co.uk is one of the U.K.'s favorite job sites and is more cost-effective than JobServe. However, JobServe has a wider reach, offers candidate matching, and is the better option for hiring globally.

JobServe vs. Monster:

Monster is the better option for hiring locally because it allows candidates to use the platform for free and has only U.K.-based vacancies listed. It is also cheaper than JobServe. A job post on Monster costs £130.00 and lasts for a month, whereas one on JobServe costs £145.00 and lasts only seven days.

Key Information

Legal Name

JobServe Ltd.


John Witney

Founding Date

Jan 01, 1993


Aspire House, Tower Business Park, Kelvedon Road, Tiptree, Colchester, Essex CO5 0LX United Kingdom


44 (0) 1621 817 335




What is JobServe?

JobServe is a job posting site that matches employers and professionals by using advanced candidate matching technology.

How can I create a JobServe account?

  1. On JobServe's home page, click "Sign In/Register" at the top right.
  2. Select "Advertisers."
  3. On the next page, select "Quick Registration" and complete the online form.

How can I edit a JobServe job posting?

  1. From your JobServe dashboard, click "My Jobs" on the menu bar.
  2. Select "Job Manager" on the drop-down menu.
  3. Choose the job you would like to edit.
  4. Update your job posting and click "Next" to preview and re-publish your post.

How can I delete a JobServe job posting?

  1. From your JobServe dashboard, click "My Jobs" on the menu bar.
  2. Select "Job Manager" on the drop-down menu.
  3. Choose the job you would like to remove and click the "Delete" icon next to the posting.

How much does it cost to post a job on JobServe?

A job post on JobServe costs between £145.00 and £365.00.

What are some JobServe alternatives?

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