Compare SSE vs British Gas BETA

See how working at SSE vs. British Gas 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 SSE vs. British Gas. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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SSE

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British Gas

Employee Ratings

  • SSE 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)
3.5
(based on 671 reviews)
SSE employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 1019 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
SSE employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
SSE employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
SSE employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
SSE employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
SSE employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
SSE Ceo Alistair Phillips-Davies
67%
67%Alistair Phillips-Davies
SSE employees rated their CEO Approval 39% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
British Gas Ceo Sarwjit Sambhi
28%
28%Sarwjit Sambhi
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
SSE employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 31% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
34%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
SSE employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 31% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
18%

Salaries

British Gas has 24 more total submitted salaries than SSE.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Advisor108 Salaries
£19,677/yr
Smart Meter Engineer29 Salaries
£31,460/yr
Metering Advisor6 Salaries
£21,773/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Advisor209 Salaries
£20,630/yr
Gas Engineer70 Salaries
£37,973/yr
Smart Energy Expert48 Salaries
£25,371/yr

What Employees Say

  • British Gas had 15 more reviews than SSE that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • British Gas had 10 more reviews than SSE that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 44 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 35 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 50 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Health and safety"(in 24 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 24 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 34 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 25 reviews)
Featured Review
"SSE Review"29 Mar 2021

Current Employee - IT Graduate

I have been working at SSE full-time

Pros

Good work life balance. Welcoming community

Cons

None that I am aware of

"Test Manager"1 Apr 2021

Former Employee - Test Manager

I worked at British Gas full-time

Pros

Lovely Work Culture and Great people to work with

Cons

Can't think of any. Truly was a highlight in my career

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