Compare The British Army vs Defra BETA

See how working at The British Army vs. Defra 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 The British Army vs. Defra. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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The British Army

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Defra

Employee Ratings

  • The British Army scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
  • Defra scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 1267 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 90 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
The British Army employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Defra employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
4.2
Defra employees rated their Work-life balance 1.4 higher than The British Army employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.6
Defra employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than The British Army employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
The British Army Ceo Nicholas Patrick Carter
74%
74%Nicholas Patrick Carter
CEO Approval
Defra Ceo Tamara Finkelstein
100%
100%Tamara Finkelstein
Defra employees rated their CEO Approval 26% higher than The British Army employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
76%
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Defra employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than The British Army employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Defra employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than The British Army employees rated theirs.

Salaries

The British Army has 1,455 more total submitted salaries than Defra.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Rifleman85 Salaries
£42,009/yr
Communication Systems Operator23 Salaries
£29,035/yr
Communications Systems Engineer24 Salaries
£32,207/yr
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£32,748/yr
Director of Operations4 Salaries
£90,770/yr
Senior Scientific Officer2 Salaries
£42,772/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Opportunities to travel" was the most mentioned Pro at The British Army.
  • "Flexible working" was the most mentioned Pro at Defra.
  • "Time away" was the most mentioned Con at The British Army.
  • "Civil service" was the most mentioned Con at Defra.
Pros
Pros
"Adventure training"(in 63 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 22 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Time away"(in 97 reviews)
"Away from home"(in 83 reviews)
Cons
"Civil service"(in 4 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review
"Brilliant"28 Dec 2020

Current Employee - Royal Engineer

I have been working at The British Army full-time

Pros

Great pay and great people

Cons

Few problems with staffing and communication

Advice to Management

N/a

Current Contractor - Senior Project Manager

I have been working at Defra

Pros

Flexible working Friendly environment Support home working

Cons

Like any government organisation there is a lot of process to get anything done

Job Postings

The British Army has 94 more recently posted open jobs than Defra.