Compare Microsoft vs Oracle BETA

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

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Oracle

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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)
4.4
(based on 28507 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 34363 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Oracle Ceo Safra A. Catz
83%
83%Safra A. Catz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
88%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than Oracle employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
63%

Salaries

Microsoft has 398 more total submitted salaries than Oracle.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer62 Salaries
£55,604/yr
Senior Consultant13 Salaries
£72,394/yr
Account Executive19 Salaries
£78,264/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer27 Salaries
£50,919/yr
Principal Consultant49 Salaries
£56,686/yr
Account Manager28 Salaries
£53,674/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work from home" was the most mentioned Pro at Oracle.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "No hikes" was the most mentioned Con at Oracle.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1973 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1732 reviews)
Pros
"Work from home"(in 1555 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 1464 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 543 reviews)
"Large company"(in 372 reviews)
Cons
"No hikes"(in 930 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 636 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Hiring Specialist

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

Pros

Gave great benefits Able to help me get where i wanted to be Good salary and pay progression Management wants to see you improve

Cons

Too much bureaucracy Some people are very rude and bullied me Gender pay gap Not very helpful when trying to move laterally

Advice to Management

Focus on bullying issue

Former Intern - Junior Software Engineer

I worked at Oracle

Pros

There was a lot of room for growth throughout the year in multiple avenues

Cons

Sometimes the workload can seem too much

Job Postings

Oracle has 1,748 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.