Compare Goldman Sachs vs Octopus BETA

See how working at Goldman Sachs vs. Octopus 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 Goldman Sachs vs. Octopus. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Goldman Sachs

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Octopus

Employee Ratings

  • Goldman Sachs scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Octopus scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 6303 reviews)
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Octopus employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 165 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Goldman Sachs employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Octopus employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Octopus employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Goldman Sachs employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Goldman Sachs Ceo David M. Solomon
90%
90%David M. Solomon
Goldman Sachs employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Octopus employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Octopus Ceo Simon Rogerson
84%
84%Simon Rogerson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Goldman Sachs employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Octopus employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Positive Business Outlook
68%

Salaries

Goldman Sachs has 1,421 more total submitted salaries than Octopus.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Analyst165 Salaries
£51,408/yr
Associate114 Salaries
£76,823/yr
Executive Director55 Salaries
£106,720/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Energy Specialist4 Salaries
£20,366/yr
BDM2 Salaries
£39,934/yr
Director5 Salaries
£114,276/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Goldman Sachs.
  • "Flexible working" was the most mentioned Pro at Octopus.
  • Goldman Sachs had 290 more reviews than Octopus that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 652 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 277 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 12 reviews)
"Social events"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Working hours"(in 500 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 298 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 9 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review
"Brill"18 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Chief Financial Officer

I have been working at Goldman Sachs part-time

Pros

Good money, pretty receptionists ok

Cons

Stingey Canteen staff, David is a w*nker on Mondays

Current Employee - Business Analyst

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

Pros

Company really cares about doing the 'right thing', your career progression and your well-being

Cons

Decision-making and communication between employees can be improved on

Job Postings

Goldman Sachs has 2,185 more recently posted open jobs than Octopus.