Compare The Open University vs De Montfort University BETA

See how working at The Open University vs. De Montfort University 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 Open University vs. De Montfort University. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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The Open University

Employee Ratings

  • The Open University scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • De Montfort University scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 245 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 105 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
The Open University Ceo Peter Horrocks
42%
42%Peter Horrocks
CEO Approval
De Montfort University Ceo  Professor Andy Collop
96%
96% Professor Andy Collop
De Montfort University employees rated their CEO Approval 54% higher than The Open University employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
The Open University employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than De Montfort University employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
78%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
The Open University employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than De Montfort University employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
52%

Salaries

The Open University has 146 more total submitted salaries than De Montfort University.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Lecturer8 Salaries
£5,775/yr
PhD Student7 Salaries
£14,955/yr
Senior Manager4 Salaries
£47,942/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Lecturer10 Salaries
£39,750/yr
Student Ambassador9 Salaries
£9/hr
Assistant Manager1 Salaries
£38,322/yr

What Employees Say

  • The Open University had 10 more reviews than De Montfort University that mentioned "Working environment" as a Pro.
  • The Open University had 2 more reviews than De Montfort University that mentioned "Senior management" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 16 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 16 reviews)
Pros
"Friendly staff"(in 7 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 12 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 10 reviews)
"Blame culture"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review
"Salary review"11 Nov 2020

Current Employee - PhD Student

I have been working at The Open University full-time

Pros

Flexible, experienced, reputed, research oriented

Cons

Not like a traditional university, a very low number of students on campus.

"na"24 Nov 2020

Former Employee - Videographer

I worked at De Montfort University part-time

Pros

Great staff/colleagues and diversity and inclusion is good within different sectors of the business

Cons

not much opportunity to progress within role

Advice to Management

n/a n/a n/a

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