Compare Screwfix vs Toolstation BETA

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

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Toolstation

Employee Ratings

  • Screwfix 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)
3.9
(based on 588 reviews)
Screwfix employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Toolstation employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 241 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Screwfix employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Toolstation employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Screwfix employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than Toolstation employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Screwfix Ceo John Mewett
80%
80%John Mewett
Screwfix employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Toolstation employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Toolstation Ceo James Mackenzie
76%
76%James Mackenzie
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Screwfix employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Toolstation employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Screwfix employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Toolstation employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
60%

Salaries

Screwfix has 1,085 more total submitted salaries than Toolstation.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate495 Salaries
£9/hr
Branch Manager149 Salaries
£30,506/yr
Sales Assistant108 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate244 Salaries
£9/hr
Supervisor54 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant19 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Screwfix.
  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Toolstation.
  • "Kingfisher" was the most mentioned Con at Screwfix.
  • "Minimum wage" was the most mentioned Con at Toolstation.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 51 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 34 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 10 reviews)
"Travis perkins"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Kingfisher"(in 17 reviews)
"Area managers"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 19 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 15 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"24 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Assistant Manager

I have been working at Screwfix full-time

Pros

Stable Growing Pay development all about there people

Cons

Pay is not the best

Advice to Management

Managers pay needs reviewing. was always better then competitors not any more.

"Very Positive"3 Oct 2021

Current Employee - Supply Chain Planner

I have been working at Toolstation full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Forward Thinking, fair days salary, what you see is what you get, nice people, senior management are approachable, they like to promote from within.

Cons

Evolving constantly, growing pains of an expanding company

Advice to Management

Keep your eye on the ball, each facet of the commercial operation is of equal value

Job Postings

Screwfix has 50 more recently posted open jobs than Toolstation.