Compare IBM vs BP BETA

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

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BP

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • BP scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 51183 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 513 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
IBM employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
BP employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than BP employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
70%
70%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
BP Ceo Bernard Looney
100%
100%Bernard Looney
BP employees rated their CEO Approval 30% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
60%
BP employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 1,950 more total submitted salaries than BP.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer114 Salaries
£39,759/yr
Project Manager69 Salaries
£49,069/yr
Intern45 Salaries
£18,459/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Mechanical Engineer22 Salaries
£50,762/yr
Project Manager12 Salaries
£65,801/yr
Commercial Analyst20 Salaries
£45,702/yr

What Employees Say

  • IBM had 2,098 more reviews than BP that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • "No cons" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Oil prices" was the most mentioned Con at BP.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 2336 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 2303 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 430 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 205 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No cons"(in 741 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 668 reviews)
Cons
"Oil prices"(in 67 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 64 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Vice President

I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Culture of continuous learning and re-invention

Cons

Some processes could be shredded

Advice to Management

Continue to inspire and make a dent in the universe

Former Contractor - Project Manager

I worked at BP

Pros

Great people to work with who work hard for better futures for all

Cons

Some locations difficult to get to, and hierarchies can be difficult to negotiate through (being overhauled through the Reinvent programme.

Job Postings

IBM has 6,048 more recently posted open jobs than BP.