Compare BBC vs ITV BETA

See how working at BBC vs. ITV 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 BBC vs. ITV. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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BBC

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ITV

Employee Ratings

  • BBC scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • ITV scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, 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)
3.9
(based on 964 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 195 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
BBC employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than ITV employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
BBC employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than ITV employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.3
ITV employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than BBC employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
BBC Ceo Tony Hall
83%
83%Tony Hall
CEO Approval
ITV Ceo Archie Norman
94%
94%Archie Norman
ITV employees rated their CEO Approval 11% higher than BBC employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
ITV employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than BBC employees rated theirs.

Salaries

BBC has 1,230 more total submitted salaries than ITV.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer82 Salaries
£40,856/yr
Broadcast Journalist39 Salaries
£37,318/yr
Researcher19 Salaries
£27,688/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer2 Salaries
£49,783/yr
Producer6 Salaries
£38,629/yr
Researcher2 Salaries
£2,577/mo

What Employees Say

  • BBC had 68 more reviews than ITV that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • BBC had 44 more reviews than ITV that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • BBC had 29 more reviews than ITV that mentioned "Career progression" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 83 reviews)
"Great people"(in 60 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 16 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Career progression"(in 36 reviews)
"Red tape"(in 32 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 10 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review
"Amazing"6 Jul 2020

Current Employee - Talent Manager

I have been working at BBC part-time

Pros

Great people and culture - fantastic place to work

Cons

Red tape can stifle creativity

"5*"30 Jun 2020

Current Employee - Workplace Services

I have been working at ITV full-time for more than a year

Pros

great place, great people, great management.

Cons

Progressing within the company is a slow burner.

Job Postings

BBC has 47 more recently posted open jobs than ITV.