Compare IBM vs ThoughtWorks BETA

See how working at IBM vs. ThoughtWorks compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at IBM vs. ThoughtWorks. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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IBM

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ThoughtWorks

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and % Recommend to a friend.
  • ThoughtWorks scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 53185 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 44 reviews)
ThoughtWorks employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.5
ThoughtWorks employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
73%
73%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
ThoughtWorks Ceo Guo Xiao
100%
100%Guo Xiao
ThoughtWorks employees rated their CEO Approval 27% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
76%
ThoughtWorks employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, ThoughtWorks salaries averaged A$10,683 higher than IBM.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Consultant65 Salaries
A$101,744/yr
Project Manager36 Salaries
A$110,774/yr
Intern34 Salaries
A$39,179/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Consultant17 Salaries
A$116,175/yr
Project Manager1 Salaries
A$151,248/yr
Senior Lateral Hire1 Salaries
A$16,324/mo

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at ThoughtWorks.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at ThoughtWorks.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2393 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2380 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 93 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 81 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 686 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 609 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 43 reviews)
"Thoughtworkers"(in 22 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Tech Lead

I have been working at IBM full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

good company to work with

Cons

none to be frank now

Advice to Management

review hcam policy

Current Employee - Software Development Consultant

I have been working at ThoughtWorks full-time for more than a year

Pros

ThoughtWorks provides great experience. The people you work with are friendly and very experienced. You can learn a lot of things just by talking to the others around you!

Cons

Can be hard to figure out career progression if you’re not self motivated

Job Postings

IBM has 10,747 more recently posted open jobs than ThoughtWorks.