Compare IBM vs Microsoft BETA

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

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Microsoft

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Microsoft scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 9215 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22128 reviews)
Microsoft employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.0
Microsoft employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Microsoft employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.1 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.8
Microsoft employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
4.2
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Sandip Patel
95%
95%Sandip Patel
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 24% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 8,068 more total submitted salaries than Microsoft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Applications Developer448 Salaries
₹ 4,55,396/yr
Associate Systems Engineer480 Salaries
₹ 3,87,278/yr
Senior Consultant133 Salaries
₹ 12,94,789/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer297 Salaries
₹ 14,33,135/yr
Support Engineer74 Salaries
₹ 12,33,160/yr
Associate Consultant134 Salaries
₹ 10,08,139/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible working hours" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • IBM had 411 more reviews than Microsoft that mentioned "No cons" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 2344 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 2335 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1917 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1595 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"No cons"(in 755 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 671 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"No cons"(in 344 reviews)
Featured Review
"Awesome"26 Sep 2019

Former Employee - Software Engineer

I worked at IBM full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Flexible , smartest and nicest people

Cons

Can give better salary to employee

Advice to Management

None

Former Intern - Junior Software Developer

I worked at Microsoft for more than a year

Pros

culture and environment, good salary

Cons

None that I can recall

Advice to Management

none

Job Postings

IBM has 4,152 more recently posted open jobs than Microsoft.