Compare Home Office vs Defra BETA

See how working at Home Office vs. Defra 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 Home Office vs. Defra. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Home Office

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Defra

Employee Ratings

  • Home Office scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Defra scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, 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)
3.7
(based on 327 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 114 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.8
Work-life balance
4.1
Defra employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Home Office employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.5
Defra employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Home Office employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
4.0
Defra employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Home Office employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Home Office Ceo Mark Sedwill
79%
79%Mark Sedwill
CEO Approval
Defra Ceo Tamara Finkelstein
93%
93%Tamara Finkelstein
Defra employees rated their CEO Approval 14% higher than Home Office employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
83%
Defra employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Home Office employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Defra employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Home Office employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Home Office has 378 more total submitted salaries than Defra.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Policy Advisor19 Salaries
£40,516/yr
Immigration Officer30 Salaries
£26,409/yr
Executive Officer27 Salaries
£27,394/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Policy Advisor42 Salaries
£32,494/yr
Administrative Assistant4 Salaries
£22,806/yr
Senior Business Analyst6 Salaries
£40,888/yr

What Employees Say

  • Home Office had 22 more reviews than Defra that mentioned "Flexible working" as a Pro.
  • Home Office had 12 more reviews than Defra that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Home Office had 4 more reviews than Defra that mentioned "Civil service" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 47 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 27 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 25 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Civil service"(in 8 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
"Civil service"(in 4 reviews)
"Organisations"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Executive Officer

I have been working at Home Office part-time

Pros

Flexible, many L&D opportunities and great benefits

Cons

Policy - changes take too long for sign off

Former Employee - Senior Policy Advisor

I worked at Defra full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Interesting, challenging work; committed and lovely colleagues.

Cons

Difficult HR systems, outdated IT

Job Postings

Home Office has 61 more recently posted open jobs than Defra.