Compare University of Edinburgh vs University of Leicester BETA

See how University of Leicester vs. University of Edinburgh compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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University of Edinburgh

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 382 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 146 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
University of Edinburgh Ceo Professor Peter Mathieson
89%
89%Professor Peter Mathieson
CEO Approval
University of Leicester Ceo Lord Grocott
55%
55%Lord Grocott
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
PhD Student55 Salaries
£15,026/yr
Research Associate33 Salaries
£34,189/yr
Postdoctoral Fellow10 Salaries
£34,131/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
PhD Student7 Salaries
£14,993/yr
Postdoctoral Research Associate8 Salaries
£36,035/yr
Lecturer8 Salaries
£42,669/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 26 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 21 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 14 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Career progression"(in 10 reviews)
Cons
"Career progression"(in 7 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review
"I had fun."23 Feb 2020

Current Employee - PhD Student

I have been working at University of Edinburgh full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Well connected to many other groups around the world, lots of opportunity to pursue wherever the science takes you.

Cons

More formal than many groups with a clear hierarchy, not necessarily a bad thing though..

"5*"20 Jan 2020

Current Employee - Research Grants Administrator

I have been working at University of Leicester full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

The pay and working envrionment

Cons

old systems are difficult to change

Job Postings