Compare Xilinx vs Synopsys BETA

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

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Synopsys

Employee Ratings

  • Xilinx scored higher in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Compensation & Benefits.
  • Synopsys scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 917 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 2122 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Xilinx Ceo Victor Peng
90%
90%Victor Peng
CEO Approval
Synopsys Ceo Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
95%
95%Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
Synopsys employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
75%
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Synopsys employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Synopsys has 28 more total submitted salaries than Xilinx.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1 Salaries
£30,960/yr
Sales Operations1 Salaries
£85,906/yr
Senior Digital Designer Engineer1 Salaries
£44,767/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Applications Engineer4 Salaries
£35,442/yr
Sales Development Representative (SDR)2 Salaries
£35,497/yr
Vulnerability Analyst4 Salaries
£27,185/yr

What Employees Say

  • Synopsys had 238 more reviews than Xilinx that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Synopsys had 96 more reviews than Xilinx that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Synopsys had 30 more reviews than Xilinx that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 116 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 54 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 354 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 150 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 35 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 65 reviews)
"Career growth"(in 44 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

People are really approachable and ideas are heard You work with smart people and get access to technical presentations

Cons

Promotion pathways are a bit opaque Relatively few employees compared to competition, so less through processes

Advice to Management

Create some more transparency regarding pay scale Vs experience grades \ promotions.

Current Employee - Senior Sales Representative

I have been working at Synopsys full-time for more than a year

Pros

Management that listens and cares Work-life balance Product development Fantastic salary and company support Career progression and support Transparent management and great... colleagues Amazing healthcare

Cons

Process and management decisions lead from US takes a while to ripple through to the global business. Minor mis-alignments from regions

Advice to Management

Continue to listen and care for your employees since we are a team.

Job Postings

Synopsys has 408 more recently posted open jobs than Xilinx.