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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2017)
"Innovative, employee-focused and fun."
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...

"The application process included a written application, maths/literacy tests, a phone..."

"Coming through the grad scheme means that there's a great socialising culture and..."

"It's a great office based on a large campus with discounted restaurants. The facilities..."

"I work from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm but there is some flexibility and the general vibe..."

"The salary is very good for a graduate programme."

"The company matches our pension contribution. We all get free Sky TV, cheap Sky phone..."

"Why Sky? Why marketing? Can you give us examples of when you've shown certain skills?..."

"Sky is brilliant for caring about the environment. From its rainforest campaign to..."

"There is a lot of moving around in the company so the manager I had when I started..."

"There is a big focus on inclusion within the company."

"There's a clear promotion path available."

"Graduates are given real responsibility and individual roles within different departments...."

"The freedom, range of work, socialising opportunities and working/development practices...."

"Work can be fast-paced, leading to occasional pressure."

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

"Exciting and high-quality."

"The exciting products, benefits and location."

"I got this job through a free programming course that Sky created to get more women..."

"Move the campus to central London."

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