Compare Softcat vs Wowcher BETA

See how working at Softcat vs. Wowcher 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 Softcat vs. Wowcher. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Softcat

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Wowcher

Employee Ratings

  • Softcat scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 240 reviews)
Softcat employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than Wowcher employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 100 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Softcat employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.4 higher than Wowcher employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Softcat employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than Wowcher employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Softcat employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Wowcher employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Softcat employees rated their Senior Management 1.2 higher than Wowcher employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Softcat employees rated their Culture & Values 1.2 higher than Wowcher employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Softcat Ceo Graeme Watt
98%
98%Graeme Watt
Softcat employees rated their CEO Approval 36% higher than Wowcher employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Wowcher Ceo Roland Bryan
62%
62%Roland Bryan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Softcat employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 30% higher than Wowcher employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
55%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Softcat employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 30% higher than Wowcher employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
50%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • Softcat had 9 more reviews than Wowcher that mentioned "Great people" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Softcat.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Wowcher.
Pros
Pros
"Working environment"(in 22 reviews)
"Great people"(in 15 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 6 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 18 reviews)
"Basic salary"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
"Senior management"(in 8 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Sales Support

I worked at Softcat full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

There are a lot of perks with working at Softcat, even being in admin, such as admin day, 4pm beers, nights out and team lunches but a lot of it is aimed around drinking and a lot of the bigger... company incentives are aimed at sales or the more popular admin people.

Cons

After over 3 years of working in admin for Softcat I wasn’t awarded the end of year bonus when I left, even though I worked the full financial year and up to the last week of the first quarter of the... next financial year, which was unbelievably disappointing when there was no decent enough reason for this in my eyes. I took this up with the CEO of the company and was just told that I wouldn’t be rewarded this as they would then have to give it to every other admin person who had left since the end of financial year, not the most inspiring chat. This unfortunately left me with a bad impression after 3 years of working with Softcat and many happy, fun memories there. I believe admin, across all areas, should have a higher base salary as I was only rewarded a £1,000 base salary increase after 3 promotions within the company in the same department. If I was in sales and was promoted even once, I would imagine the base salary increase is much more than £1,000.

Advice to Management

Listen to your admin employees and increase their base salaries.

"good"3 Sep 2020

Current Intern - Software Engineer

I have been working at Wowcher for less than a year

Pros

very good nice i love to work

Cons

They Don't even know how to talk or Behave with thier customers, even thier text messages are with worse behaving language or slang,

Job Postings

Softcat has 55 more recently posted open jobs than Wowcher.