Compare BAE Systems UK vs QinetiQ BETA

See how working at BAE Systems UK vs. QinetiQ compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at BAE Systems UK vs. QinetiQ. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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BAE Systems UK

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QinetiQ

Employee Ratings

  • BAE Systems UK scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 432 reviews)
BAE Systems UK employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than QinetiQ employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 280 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
BAE Systems UK employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than QinetiQ employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
BAE Systems UK employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than QinetiQ employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
BAE Systems UK employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than QinetiQ employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
BAE Systems UK Ceo Charles Woodburn
88%
88%Charles Woodburn
BAE Systems UK employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than QinetiQ employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
QinetiQ Ceo Steve Wadey
80%
80%Steve Wadey
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
BAE Systems UK employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than QinetiQ employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
BAE Systems UK employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than QinetiQ employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
63%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, BAE Systems UK salaries averaged £1,510 higher than QinetiQ.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer24 Salaries
£33,750/yr
Project Manager28 Salaries
£46,880/yr
Systems Engineer23 Salaries
£33,245/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer19 Salaries
£35,180/yr
Project Manager15 Salaries
£39,326/yr
Systems Engineer15 Salaries
£34,838/yr

What Employees Say

  • BAE Systems UK had 3 more reviews than QinetiQ that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • QinetiQ had 5 more reviews than BAE Systems UK that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 50 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 38 reviews)
Pros
"Interesting work"(in 38 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 35 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 13 reviews)
"Business unit"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
"Middle management"(in 23 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 18 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Payroll SME

I have been working at BAE Systems UK full-time

Pros

Always at the forefront, great benefits, great pension, great company full stop

Cons

none - I cannot think of any

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at QinetiQ full-time for less than a year

Pros

Fascinating and diverse environment offering huge breadth of experience, disciplines and projects; distributed working patters an enormous plus. A great example of flexible working and productivity... working hand in hand

Cons

None that I can think of

Advice to Management

Keep moving in the direction you are moving

Job Postings

QinetiQ has 145 more recently posted open jobs than BAE Systems UK.