Share this

Share this content.

The following is a Graduate Review for DSTL.

DSTL scores 3.2/5 based on 337 reviews.

All reviews are based exclusively on results of feedback from employees from DSTL. Employees are asked to rate DSTL on a wide range of work place topics, which is broken down through star ratings on the right hand side.

To find out how your Graduates can leave reviews of your company, please contact our Brand Manager Grant on 01825 725291.

What are the Best and Worst things about your job?


A very wide variety of work and the ability to visit interesting places, speak to interesting people and develop myself professionally.


Relative to the private sector, the pay is not fantastic.

What is the annual salary for this role?

Starting salary: £21,000 - £23,000

Current salary: £23,000 - £25,000

What hours do you actually work, on average?

Start: 08:00

Finish: 16:30

What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?

Think creatively about your competencies and try to source them from different experiences, rather than just one previous job or degree programme.

Do you have any interview tips?

Come prepared with knowledge about UK defence, especially if applying for an analytical role. Dstl is a defence organisation and this knowledge is very beneficial.

Know your competencies and situations in which you have demonstrated them.

Work Life Balance:
Environmental Awareness:
Company Culture:
Career Progression:
Overall Rating:

Leave a Reply