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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2018)
"Flexible, relaxed, challenging and intellectual."
8.3 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.9 / 10
8.3 / 10
7.7 / 10
6.6 / 10
7.1 / 10


  • People of all levels are approachable in the office and willing to help each other.
  • The flexible hours are popular and allow employees to have a good work/life balance.
  • Both starting pay and salary progression are seen as competitive in the industry.
  • Previous experience in coding is not a requirement at the company.


  • There’s considered to be a lack of diversity, though this is being addressed.
  • Some feel there is a lack of formal training.
  • While the pay is seen as being good, the pay structure could be more transparent.
  • Some graduates don’t like that the main office is split over three buildings.

What insiders say about...

"A background in abstract mathematics helps. Strong knowledge of computer science..."

"There are no politics within the office and everyone is willing to help each other...."

"The dress code is casual. The office space is fairly standard; it could do with being..."

"Our contracted working hours are 9.00 am to 5.30 pm with an hour for lunch. This..."

"The starting salary is good. However, the expected increase over time is not in line..."

"Most people get a weekend away in Europe with their wider team about once every 18..."

"Some interviews are focused on technical tests and there are discussions of your..."

"I haven't really heard of much beyond recycling."

"Management is line driven so your first line manager is in daily contact with you..."

"There's definitely room for improvement in the diversity in the office. There is..."

"The company does not have a rigid structure, which enables you to move into roles..."

"Every day is different. Some days involve writing code while others are spent planning..."

"The people. Everyone at the company is like-minded and supportive and there's a real..."

"While the graduate pay is competitive, it looks less competitive in the long-term...."

"The majority of people working here did not study computer science."

"An open and relaxed company working with cutting-edge technology."

"Great culture, lovely people, challenging work and a generally nice environment...."

"All of our training sessions are provided in-house. I have attended various programmes..."

"Give new graduates 25 days of holiday and/or the ability to buy extra days (as the..."

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