Compare Wickes vs Screwfix BETA

See how working at Wickes vs. Screwfix 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 Wickes vs. Screwfix. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Wickes

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Screwfix

Employee Ratings

  • Wickes scored higher in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
  • Screwfix scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 429 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 712 reviews)
Screwfix employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Wickes employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.4
Screwfix employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Wickes employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Screwfix employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Wickes employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
Screwfix employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Wickes employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Wickes Ceo David Wood
67%
67%David Wood
CEO Approval
Screwfix Ceo John Mewett
75%
75%John Mewett
Screwfix employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Wickes employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
67%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Screwfix employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Wickes employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
59%
Positive Business Outlook
57%

Salaries

Screwfix has 1,673 more total submitted salaries than Wickes.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager41 Salaries
£45,591/yr
Manager5 Salaries
£26,946/yr
Sales Assistant19 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate495 Salaries
£10/hr
Branch Manager173 Salaries
£31,999/yr
Sales Assistant158 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Wickes" was the most mentioned Pro at Wickes.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Screwfix.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Wickes.
  • "Kingfisher" was the most mentioned Con at Screwfix.
Pros
Pros
"Wickes"(in 20 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 13 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 74 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 61 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 22 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 19 reviews)
Cons
"Kingfisher"(in 17 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 16 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Customer Service Representative

I have been working at Wickes part-time for less than a year

Pros

Merchandise Discounts, Interpersonal Communication Basic Math and Counting Practice.

Cons

Weekend Holiday Work, short staff.

Advice to Management

tills need to be renewed and return policy can be improved

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Screwfix full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great working environment, staff and management are supportive

Cons

Long work weeks Customers are the worst

Job Postings

Screwfix has 65 more recently posted open jobs than Wickes.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
Wickes company logo338 Jobs
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30+ days ago
30+ days ago
3 days ago
Customer Research ExecutiveWatford, East of England, England
5 days ago
Recent Jobs
Screwfix company logo403 Jobs
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Retail AssistantWembley, England
7 days ago
Retail Assistant NIBangor, Northern Ireland
19 days ago
Retail SupervisorFinchley, England
12 days ago
Trade SupervisorWembley, England
14 days ago