Compare Met Office vs Sparx BETA

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

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Sparx

Employee Ratings

  • Sparx scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 57 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 12 reviews)
Sparx employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Sparx employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.1 higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
4.1
Sparx employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.4
Sparx employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Met Office Ceo Penny Endersby
100%
100%Penny Endersby
CEO Approval
Sparx Ceo Dan Sandhu
100%
100%Dan Sandhu
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
77%
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Sparx employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Sparx employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Met Office employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Met Office has 878 more total submitted salaries than Sparx.
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What Employees Say

  • "Flexible working" was the most mentioned Pro at Met Office.
  • "Civil service" was the most mentioned Con at Met Office.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 14 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 7 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Civil service"(in 7 reviews)
"Shift work"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Senior Project Manager

I have been working at Met Office for more than a year

Pros

Intelligent workforce, Great systems always looking to improve. Great people skills

Cons

Don't have resources to operate efficiently

Advice to Management

Doing all the right things but resourcing the business model to work effectively

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Sparx full-time

Pros

Flexible working, free breakfast, hot lunches and snacks, warm and friendly work environment, support career progression, great staff parties!

Cons

The only improvement I can think of is more options for working from home

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