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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2017)
"Fast-paced, innovative and visionary."
Culture
8.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
 
Hours
8.8 / 10
 
Salary
8.4 / 10
 
 
Diversity
9.0 / 10
 
 
Training
8.2 / 10
 

Pros

  • The offices boast a wide range of facilities including restaurants, a gym and a cinema.
  • The salary is considered good for a graduate programme and graduate employees seem confident in how it will increase over time.
  • Most managers are approachable and willing to help whenever required. Regular feedback is also provided.
  • The flexible hours and agile working helps graduates to maintain a good work/life balance.

Cons

  • Some consider the office to be quite distant from central London.
  • As with any company of this size, administrative matters can take a long time to complete.
  • There are graduates who feel that the fast-paced environment puts them under pressure.
  • Some would like to see more efficiency within some departments.

What insiders say about...

"Know your technical skills, be relaxed and be yourself."

"The culture promotes collaborative working and discourages hierarchy and competitiveness...."

"The building is amazing and was built very recently. There are loads of facilities..."

"Hours here are highly flexible."

"It's a good entry-level salary."

"The restaurants serve cheap lunches and breakfasts, there's free TV and broadband..."

"In my application I was asked about a strategy that I thought Sky did well and to..."

"We have an ongoing campaign to raise awareness of green initiatives, particularly..."

"I have interactions with my managers every day and weekly one-to-ones. There's a..."

"There is a special scheme to get women into tech and there are intranet pages devoted..."

"It seems that it's very common for people to move internally and most people in my..."

"At the moment I'm in an education project where we're making an internal app. I love..."

"The payroll giving scheme means that Sky puts 50% on top of any charitable contributions..."

"The location. Livingston is a small village and living outside of it can make commuting..."

"We once had a horde of 'walker' zombies roaming around Sky Central to celebrate the..."

"Exciting and fun."

"Sky is such an innovative company and is also a huge brand to work for. There is..."

"There's a six-week intense software engineering boot camp. I learned agile, the foundations..."

"Try to make the HR department more efficient."

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