Compare Softcat vs CDW UK BETA

See how working at Softcat vs. CDW UK 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 Softcat vs. CDW UK. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Softcat

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CDW UK

Employee Ratings

  • Softcat 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 244 reviews)
Softcat employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than CDW UK employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 30 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.3
Softcat employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than CDW UK employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Softcat employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than CDW UK employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Softcat employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than CDW UK employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.4
Softcat employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than CDW UK employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.6
Softcat employees rated their Culture & Values 1.2 higher than CDW UK employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Softcat Ceo Graeme Watt
99%
99%Graeme Watt
Softcat employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than CDW UK employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CDW UK Ceo Phil Doye
87%
87%Phil Doye
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Softcat employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than CDW UK employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
85%
Softcat employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than CDW UK employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
79%

Salaries

Softcat has 547 more total submitted salaries than CDW UK.
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£45,469/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Working environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Softcat.
  • "Kelway" was the most mentioned Pro at CDW UK.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Softcat.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at CDW UK.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 24 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 17 reviews)
Pros
"Kelway"(in 7 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 24 reviews)
"Basic salary"(in 17 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 3 reviews)
"Fast pace"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Account Manager

I have been working at Softcat full-time

Pros

Fun place to work lots of benefits

Cons

It’s a hard grind. Be prepared to put the work in. But it pays off

Sales Director

I have been working at CDW UK

Pros

Kelway remains a dynamic, passionate and focussed IT Solutions and Services provider. Employees are treated fairly and empowered to lead and make decisions for the benefit of the wider company. ... Clients benefit from a stable relationship with account managers that are happy to serve them in a rewarding environment.

Cons

Pace of change is high, so employees need to be able to handle rapidly a rapidly changing IT Industry.

Advice to Management

Keep listening to employees, rewarding and empowering those that deserve it and remain focussed on delivering excellent customer experience all of the time.

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