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The Most In-Demand Companies in the UK for 2019

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It’s a simple fact — some employers are just more appealing than others! Whether it’s due to their stellar reputation, exciting products or world-changing impact, job seekers just can’t resist certain organisations. To identify these must-apply companies, Glassdoor looked at which companies received the most clicks on their job postings over a year. Given their reputations for generous compensation and interesting, challenging work, it may come as no surprise that technology and finance companies dominated the list.

If you want to work for an organisation that will be the envy of all of your mates, apply below!

1. Amazon

Where Hiring: Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, London, Avonmouth & more

Open Roles: Data Analyst, Automation Engineer, Content Developer, Learning Manager, Senior Creative Producer & more

What Employees Say: “Competitive compensation package, strong culture of ownership and doing the right thing, ability to be autonomous, flexible working policy.” —Current Knowledge Management Manager

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2. Google

Where Hiring: London, Cambridge

Open Roles: Research Scientist, Google AI Resident, Diversity Business Partner, Community Engagement Manager, User Experience Researcher & more

What Employees Say: “Good salary, great atmosphere, nice people, brilliant offices.” —Former Developer

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3. Marriott International

Where Hiring: London, Warwickshire, Marble Arch, Edinburgh, Swansea & more

Open Roles: Rooms Controller, Food & Beverage Associate, Head Chef, Event Executive, Public Relations Manager & more

What Employees Say: “A great worldwide company that supports you in everything you do.” —Current Food and Beverage Host

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4. EY

Where Hiring: London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Belfast, Leeds & more

Open Roles: Engagement Manager, Insurance Audit Manager, Junior Analyst – Data Analytics, Employee Services Coordinator, Strategy Analyst & more

What Employees Say: “Great place to learn, always good being surrounded by other bright minds.” —Current International Tax Advisor

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5. Barclays

Where Hiring: Northampton, Knutsford, London, Glasgow, Manchester & more

Open Roles: Senior Channel Analyst, Fraud Strategy Manager, Digital Product Manager, Business Analyst, AML Analyst & more

What Employees Say: “Great place to work. The scale challenge pushes you both personally and technically. They invest heavily in people and the on site facilities are brilliant.” —Current Solutions Engineer

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6. J.P. Morgan

Where Hiring: London, Bournemouth, Edinburgh, Glasgow

Open Roles: JavaScript Software Engineer, Regulatory Reporting Services – VP (EMEA), Corporate Legal Employment Lawyer – VP, Trade Support Analyst, Customer Service Advisor & more

What Employees Say: “Company has great culture, great work environment, and provide lots of opportunities for learning.” —Current Associate

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7. Facebook

Where Hiring: London

Open Roles: Recruiting Coordinator, Growth Marketing Analyst, Product Manager – AR/VR, Brand Strategist, Executive Assistant & more

What Employees Say: “Perfect job. Good salaries. Extremely experienced colleagues. Lots of opportunities to grow.” —Current Production Engineer

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8. IBM

Where Hiring: Preston, London, Hursley, Milton Keynes, Leicester & more

Open Roles: UX/UI Designer, Senior Managing Security Consultant, CloudPak Network Engineer, Patent Attorney, SAP Consultant & more

What Employees Say: “Interesting work, great people, allowed me to go part-time when I needed it to look after the children. I was never unhappy about having to go to work in the morning.” —Former IT Specialist

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10. KPMG

Where Hiring: Cardiff, Leeds, London, Manchester, Glasgow & more

Open Roles: International Social Security Manager, M&A Tax Infrastructure – Assistant Manager, Advisor – People Consulting, Immigration Assistant, Investment Management & more

What Employees Say: “Friendly people willing to work together and help eachother. Lots of oportunity to move around within the business.” —Current Leadership Secretary

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11. PwC

Where Hiring: Surrey, London

Open Roles: Team Assistant, Financial Crime Unit – Analyst, Tax Compliance – Bilingual Specialist, Virtual Talent Acquisition Manager, full-time CPA & more

What Employees Say: “Amazing opportunities and training programme.” —Current Employee

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12. Siemens

Where Hiring: Poole, Warwick, Solihull, Frimley, London & more

Open Roles: Senior MES Engineer, Imaging Sales Specialist, Partner Sales Executive, Quality Manager, Executive Strategic Accounts Director & more

What Employees Say: “Siemens looks after it’s people in so many ways. Employee benefits, opportunities to develop and gain qualifications, wellbeing and support programmes. Great global culture.” —Current IT Employee

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13. Deloitte

Where Hiring: Newcastle upon Tyne, Reading, Belfast, London, Cambridge & more

Open Roles: Consultant – Defence Sector, Mobility Tax Consultant, Assistant Manager – International Group (Audit & Assurance), Head of Design Research – Senior Manager (Consulting), Assistant Manager – Forensic Analytics (Financial Advisory) & more

What Employees Say: “Job security, high exposure, flexible hours.” —Current Assistant Manager

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14. Apple

Where Hiring: London, Cambridge, Norwich, Plymouth, Saint Albans & more

Open Roles: Design Verification Engineer, Scripted Development Executive, Platform Specialist- Search Ads, Apple Media Products (AMP) – Machine Learning Engineer, Visual Designer – The App Store & more

What Employees Say: “Salary, benefits, culture, people, exposure.” —Current Project Manager

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15. UBS

Where Hiring: London

Open Roles: Compliance Monitoring Analyst, Collateral Specialist, FX Full Stack Developer, Climate Strategy Specialist, Innovation Lab – Innovation Solution Engineer & more

What Employees Say: “One of the better financial institutions to work for. They provide a good comp package and opportunities. They promote work/life balance and equality.” —Former Quantitative Analyst

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Methodology: This report was compiled using a sample of UK-based job seekers searching for jobs on Glassdoor between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019 to identify which employers received the most clicks on their open job postings. Data from UK-based job seekers searching for jobs at specific companies on Glassdoor over the last 12 months provides additional trends.

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