Get the inside buzz from graduates at Metaswitch

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 14 ratings in 2018)
"Innovative, flexible and supportive."
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..."

"People make a point of being approachable, it's important to how they get work done...."

"Our offices are lovely. We have new desks with colourful dividers (we got to pick..."

"The company is very flexible about when you arrive and leave so long as you're putting..."

"Pay is high! It reflects the quality of the people here and the focus on development...."

"The 7.5% pension contribution is nice and having the option to buy an additional..."

"I had no generic competency questions, just more questions about myself."

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

"Everyone is very transparent. Managers provide a great level of feedback and they..."

"We have historically struggled with diversity but a lot of momentum has been gained..."

"Managers are picked on technical expertise more than anything else. We don't have..."

"I have regular meetings with my management line to make sure that the tasks I have..."

"Metaswitch genuinely seems to care about its employees. I feel valued as a person,..."

"The company can be a bit opaque about salaries, though this is starting to change...."

"Bill Gates once visited our office in Enfield North London."

"Engaging and flexible, fair and constructive."

"A recruitment event gave the impression that Metaswitch was both a stimulating and..."

"I've been trained (without a formal course) on how to write C, C++ and Python code...."

"I would have the company make the salary and promotion processes more transparent...."

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