Compare IBM vs HSBC Holdings BETA

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

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HSBC Holdings

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • HSBC Holdings scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 54143 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 12671 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
3.7
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
77%
77%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
HSBC Holdings Ceo Noel Quinn
79%
79%Noel Quinn
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
IBM employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than HSBC Holdings employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
IBM employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than HSBC Holdings employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, HSBC Holdings salaries averaged £8,997 higher than IBM.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer125 Salaries
£38,563/yr
Project Manager70 Salaries
£48,732/yr
Business Analyst26 Salaries
£35,629/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer11 Salaries
£45,120/yr
Project Manager46 Salaries
£60,056/yr
Business Analyst81 Salaries
£44,739/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Good working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at HSBC Holdings.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Long working hours" was the most mentioned Con at HSBC Holdings.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2393 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2380 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 405 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 686 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 609 reviews)
Cons
"Long working hours"(in 300 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 273 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

"Great"27 Aug 2020

Former Employee - Account Manager

I worked at HSBC Holdings part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good, happy , interest , funny. Prope

Cons

None, none none none none

Job Postings

IBM has 14,522 more recently posted open jobs than HSBC Holdings.