Compare Thames Water vs British Gas BETA

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

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British Gas

Employee Ratings

  • Thames Water scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 271 reviews)
Thames Water employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 910 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Thames Water employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Thames Water employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Thames Water employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Thames Water employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Thames Water Ceo Sarah Bentley
89%
89%Sarah Bentley
Thames Water employees rated their CEO Approval 54% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
British Gas Ceo Sarwjit Sambhi
35%
35%Sarwjit Sambhi
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Thames Water employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
42%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Thames Water employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than British Gas employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
18%

Salaries

British Gas has 674 more total submitted salaries than Thames Water.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Agent6 Salaries
£19,510/yr
Technical Manager6 Salaries
£42,194/yr
Network Services Engineer3 Salaries
£29,849/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Service Advisor78 Salaries
£20,264/yr
Gas Engineer48 Salaries
£36,716/yr
Smart Energy Expert47 Salaries
£25,211/yr

What Employees Say

  • British Gas had 29 more reviews than Thames Water that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • British Gas had 20 more reviews than Thames Water that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
  • British Gas had 14 more reviews than Thames Water that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 18 reviews)
"Great people"(in 15 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 48 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 14 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 34 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 23 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - NST

I have been working at Thames Water full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Progression, Reward, Passion, Dedication, Friendly and helpful peers - Like a family.

Cons

The hours can be very hard, especially as front line.

"Great"30 Sep 2020

Former Contractor - Project Manager

I worked at British Gas for less than a year

Pros

All good enjoyed the work

Cons

Nothing to note. All good.

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