Compare University of Manchester vs University of Leicester BETA

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

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 495 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 146 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
University of Manchester Ceo Nancy Rothwell
74%
74%Nancy Rothwell
CEO Approval
University of Leicester Ceo Lord Grocott
55%
55%Lord Grocott
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Research Associate53 Salaries
£33,595/yr
PhD Student51 Salaries
£14,941/yr
Lecturer13 Salaries
£45,759/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Postdoctoral Research Associate8 Salaries
£36,035/yr
PhD Student7 Salaries
£14,993/yr
Lecturer8 Salaries
£42,669/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Flexible working"(in 34 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 26 reviews)
Pros
"Working environment"(in 14 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Academics"(in 13 reviews)
"No cons"(in 11 reviews)
Cons
"Career progression"(in 7 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - PhD Researcher

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

Pros

The people are super friendly and there's a great sense of community. My supervisors are incredibly intelligent and are great at helping steer me in the right direction.

Cons

There can be a lack of work/life balance as you can take work home and your mind can often be fixated on how to solve your latest problem.

Advice to Management

None.

"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