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19 Best Tech Companies to Work For in the UK 2022

Posted by Andy Agouridis

Director of CareerHigher

Last Updated April 19, 2022

The Tech industry is booming, with a variety of new companies, products, and jobs available. The importance of technology in our lives is ever increasing and its scope has widened, as it has penetrated Finance, Medicine, and other industries. Also, Tech employers have gained a reputation for providing great career opportunities, being at the forefront of the world of work, and offering compelling compensation and benefits.

On this basis, it’s not surprising that Tech is in demand by candidates with 40% of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in the UK for 2022 being Tech employers. Best Places to Work is a Glassdoor annual awards recognising the best companies to work for selected solely based on anonymous employee feedback. With this in mind, we have curated a list of the 19 Best Tech Companies for 2022:

  1. ServiceNow
  2. AND Digital
  3. Salesforce
  4. Adobe
  5. VMware
  6. Arm
  7. Meta
  8. Microsoft
  9. Dell Technologies
  10. Zurich Insurance
  11. Google
  12. SAP
  13. Ocado Technology
  14. Apple
  15. Softcat
  16. Sky Betting & Gaming
  17. Sage
  18. Cisco Systems
  19. Kainos

Context

ServiceNow, an American company headquartered in California, delivers workflows to enhance employee and customer experiences. The company was founded in 2003 and is currently listed on the NYSE. It currently employs more than 15,000 employees.

Location

London, Staines-Upon-Thames

Vacancies

Senior Alliance Manager, Principal Platform Architect, Senior Technology Consultant - Customer Workflows, and more

Employee Intelligence

“The management has been very helpful and supportive from Day 1. The teams are very accommodating and helpful. The company culture and atmosphere are really good. Very happy since I joined ServiceNow.” - Current Employee

Context

AND Digital helps organisations thrive by unlocking their tech and people potential. They work with their clients’ employees to build impactful products and high-performing teams. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in London.

Location

London, Glasgow, Leeds, Edinburgh

Vacancies

Junior Data Engineer, Junior Cloud Engineer, Digital Consultant, Junior Tech Recruiter, and more

Employee Intelligence

“By far the best company I've worked for. They are truly a people-first organisation, with a great culture for encouraging feedback and a growth mindset. For the most part, people are truly there to support each other and help you grow, and the work-life balance is great for this type of organisation/industry...”- Current Employee

Context

Salesforce provides CRM services to its clients along with enterprise applications with a focus on customer experience, analytics, and automation. The company was formed in 1999 and currently has more than 50,000 employees.

Location

London

Vacancies

Business Development Associate, PMTS Software Engineer, Strategic Account Advisor, Space Planning - Jr. Analyst, and more

Employee Intelligence

Pros- “Culture, benefits and pay, product, nearly everything”- Current Employee

4. Adobe

Context

Adobe is an American computer software company that currently employs more than 20,000 employees worldwide. It is a global leader in digital media and digital marketing solutions. It was founded in 1982, currently providing data & insights solutions, commerce & conversion solutions, content & journey management, channels and engagement optimization services.

Location

London

Vacancies

Research Scientist, Partnerships Lead, Solution Account Executive, Digital Marketing Business Consultant, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Great culture / great benefits/ great office location/lots of development opportunities/ products are great”- Current Employee

5. VMware

Context

VMware’s computing, cloud, mobility, networking, and security offerings form a digital foundation supporting the apps, services, and experiences that are transforming the world. The company was founded in 1998. It currently employs 24,000+ employees and is associated with more than 75,000 partners.

Location

London, Staines-Upon-Thames

Vacancies

Graduate Software Engineer, Global Solution Consultant, Director of Customer Success, EMEA, and more

Employee Intelligence

Work-life balance, Remote work possibilities, Great benefits, Continuing education- Current Employee

6. Arm

Context

ARM Ltd. is a British semiconductor and software design company, primarily designing processors, facilitating development solutions to accelerate product engineering, and providing IoT cloud services. It is headquartered in Cambridge with more than 6,000 employees.

Location

Cambridge, Manchester, Sheffield

Vacancies

Accounts Payable Analyst, Research Intern - Strategic Projects, Software Engineer, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Working with brilliant people, many opportunities for improvement and development, good work-life balance. And of course the sabbatical (you get a month of paid leave after every 4 years of service).”- Current Employee

7. Meta

Context

Meta was launched in 2004. It helps people connect, join communities, and grow businesses. It currently has more than 60,000 employees working worldwide. Some brands supported by Meta are Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook, Oculus, Mapillary, Workplace, Portal, and Diem.

Location

London, Remote

Vacancies

Content Design Manager, Specialized Tech Sourcer, Recruiting Director, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Free food, Great comp, Smart people, Amazing offices, Great career plan”- Current Employee

Context

Microsoft is an American multinational company headquartered in Washington, DC. It operates in more than 190 countries with more than 150,000 employees worldwide. Some brands and services supported by Microsoft include Office, Skype, Xbox, Surface, Dynamics, and more.

Location

London, Twycross, Reading, Cambridge

Vacancies

Account Executive- Local Government, Post Doc Researcher – Computational Chemistry, Delivery Resource Manager, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Constantly evolving organisation, Good work/life balance, Real zeal for doing the right thing” - Current Employee

Context

Dell Technologies helps companies build their digital future, transform IT, and protect their most important asset- information by providing the right IT and workforce solutions. The company was founded in 2016 after the merger of Dell and EMC Corporation.

Location

London, Brentford, Remote, Bracknell, Glasgow

Vacancies

Asset Reporting Services Senior Analyst, Senior Systems Engineer, Senior Service Delivery Specialist, Boomi Data Catalogue and Prep SME, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Commercially focused business. Fast-moving and action orientated. Work hard but flexible working encouraged.”- Current Employee

Context

Zurich Insurance, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland was founded in 1872. It is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. It has more than 50,000 employees worldwide while operating with more than 200+ employees.

Location

Fareham, Remote, London

Vacancies

MI Data Analyst, Real Estate Underwriter, Underwriter, Development Executive, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Truly inspiring company, real work-life balance for everyone, proper diversity and inclusive company, great benefits and pension.”- Current Employee

11. Google

Context

Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1988. Alongside Google search, the company provides multiple products, services, and applications including G-Suite, Translate, YouTube, Maps, Chrome, ChromeCast, Google TV, and more. It has about 140,000 employees worldwide.

Location

London

Vacancies

Strategy and Operations Associate, News Partnerships, Analytical Consultant, Corporate Development Deal Lead, Global Partnerships, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Great people all around, powerful brand, drive to innovate and lots of great opportunities to move around within Google when you want to change role/jobs.”- Current Employee

12. SAP

Context

SAP is a multinational company headquartered in Germany, providing enterprise software to manage business processes and customer relationships. It was founded in Weinheim in 1972 and currently employs more than 100,000 employees.

Location

London, Maidenhead, Sittingbourne, Feltham

Vacancies

Commercial Business Graduate F/M, Junior Implementation Consultant, SEO Analyst, Project Consultant, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Great "flat" culture, very inclusive. Great people and management - feel part of one team. Lots of support - best benefits/compensation I have experienced in my career.”- Current Employee

Context

Ocado Technology has transformed online grocery retail by using AI, Robotics, Data Science, Cloud, and other cutting-edge technology. It functions under Ocado Group which was founded in April 2000. The company currently employs more than 15,000 employees.

Location

Hatfield, London

Vacancies

Transition Analyst / Project Coordinator, Junior Java Software Engineer, Lead Data Scientist, AppSec Engineer, and more

Employee Intelligence

Pros- “Adopted hybrid working model (currently 2 days in office and 3 at home) and are looking to review this; Offered me better junior salary than competitors; Promoted me by the end of my first year; Regular annual salary adjustments...”- Current Employee

14. Apple

Context

Apple was incorporated as Apple Computers, Inc in 1977. Today, it is supported by more than 140,000 employees worldwide. Some of its current products and services include Macintosh, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple Store, Apple Music, and more. 

Location

London, Glasgow, Solihull, Manchester, Southampton

Vacancies

 IT Support Technician, Incident Management Lead, Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst, Manager, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Fantastic coworkers, who are all super talented if a little headstrong, great benefits and completely predictable big company behaviour.”- Former Employee

15. Softcat

Context

Softcat, based in Marlow, provides technology solutions and services to organisations in both private companies and public sector organisations in the UK. Some of its services include asset management, business intelligence & analytics, commodity sourcing, and end-user computing & mobility. The company currently has over 1,500 employees. 

Location

Marlow, London, Maidenhead, High Wycombe

Vacancies

Graduate/Entry-Level Technology Sales Specialist, Supply Chain Support, IT Support, Billing Analyst, and more

Employee Intelligence

“You will be valued and the employee comes first at softcat; Amazing working culture with huge flexibility. (It'll take time to understand that you are not dreaming and it is real); You will be recognized as an individual and help to progress to better opportunities.”- Current Employee

Context

Sky Betting and Gaming, based in Leeds, UK is a tech and digital company that quickly grew to be a key market player in the betting and gaming sector. Its brands include Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Poker, and Sky Bingo. Currently, they employ more than 1500 employees.

Location

Leeds, Sheffield, Solihull

Vacancies

Digital Data Analyst, Senior BI Analyst, Head of Products, Business Analyst, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Employee wellbeing (mental and physical) is always the 1st priority, really good pay, better benefits than I've ever seen in other places, the office environment is just lovely, great work culture, fun atmosphere especially around big events…”- Current Employee

17. Sage

Context

Sage is a global market leader delivering top cloud technology and support to manage finances, operations, and people. The company is based in Newcastle upon Tyne, with 13,000 global employees. Some of its core brands include Sage HR, Sage 50cloud Payroll, Sage Employee Benefits, Sage CRM, AutoEntry, and more.

Location

Newcastle upon Tyne, Manchester, London, Remote

Vacancies

Sr. Competitive Intelligence Manager, Business Analyst, Business Innovation Coach, Lead Generator Representative, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Development at Sage is key; Colleague success; Equality; Trust; Genuinely standing together as a team; Having a good work/life balance; Able to work remotely.”- Current Employee

Context

Cisco Systems was founded in 1984 in San Jose. Its products and services allow people to create Internet solutions that help people build connections and networks.Today, Cisco has 71,000 employees employed worldwide. It provides intent-based networking, routers, switches, industrial networking, wireless LAN controllers, Wi-Fi 6 solutions, and phones, headsets, and room devices among others.

Location

Feltham, London

Vacancies

Content Creator, Cybersecurity Channel Technical Solutions Architect, Business Solutions Architect - Financial Services UK Enterprise, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Amazing workplace for networking and cloud technology; Culture is great and flexible”- Current Employee

19. Kainos

Context

Kainos provides digital technology solutions and a Workday practice, allowing organisations and people to work smarter, faster, better. The company, founded in 1986, is headquartered in Belfast with offices all over the globe. 

Location

London, Birmingham

Vacancies

Technical Consultant, Consultant User Researcher, Lead Test Engineer, and more

Employee Intelligence

“Kind, supportive, and generous management”- Current Employee

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