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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"One of the most impressive employers on the market."
9.6 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
8.9 / 10
8.9 / 10
10.0 / 10
8.3 / 10


  • The firm has a flat and supportive culture, which creates a friendly community of colleagues who are all happy to help each other out.
  • Graduates from all over the world come together for their initial training in India, which is widely seen as an enjoyable experience.
  • Day-to-day work is varied and graduates get to work with a range of cutting-edge technologies.
  • The company likes to have a very positive involvement in social and economic justice.


  • There can be some uncertainty over where your next workplace will be located, which may be daunting for some graduates.
  • Some graduates felt that there could be more structured activities between projects.
  • While work hours are generally good, the flexibility of them is dependent on clients.
  • A lot of travel time can be involved when working on client projects.

What insiders say about...

"Take the application seriously; applying to ThoughtWorks is a big time investment,..."

"So far I've found the company to be very cooperative, and people respond well to..."

"The offices are fantastic. The Manchester office sits 26 floors up, with a fantastic..."

"If you're staffed on a client-facing project, working 40 hours a week is usually..."

"I was very pleased with my starting salary, and I feel that it has increased well..."

"We have a good pension scheme, travel and life insurance. We are also given £1000..."

"The application process involved a coding task, a phone interview, three in-person..."

"In the interview I had to show why I wanted to work for the company and how I came..."

"Lots of recycling."

"I find that everyone in ThoughtWorks is very approachable, and will always help you..."

"The firm is very committed to promoting diversity. All of the teams are quite international..."

"ThoughtWorks have the added bonus of moving sideways (from technical to business..."

"This is one of our third pillars: Social and Economic Justice. In Manchester, we..."

"Since ThoughtWorks is a consultancy, the quality of work varies with assignments...."

"The organisation structure is incredibly flat. This means loads and loads of opportunities..."

"I feel that there could be more opportunities for graduates to work on client projects...."

"ThoughtWorks is a social justice company. Any profit made is put into social justice..."

"Learning-oriented and international."

"The culture and people from the company that I met during the many events that ThoughtWorks..."

"Training programmes here have included regular 'lunch-and-learn' sessions and lectures,..."

"The company have schemes like internships and actively target people who would traditionally..."

"The grad programme is very focused on the professional services part of the business...."

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