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United Kingdom (200–500) 2020

The United Kingdom benchmark represents people who work in United Kingdom. It covers all industries and functions. The benchmark includes people who work in United Kingdom but their organizations have headquarters in other countries. This benchmark only includes organizations of size 200–500 employees.

  • Emerging

    Benchmark status

We consider this an emerging benchmark: it has enough data available for us to use bootstrapping to create a representative sample. As the sample grows in size, some scores may slightly change. Our research has shown that our bootstrapped scores are consistent with our standard benchmarks. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Computer Software

    28%

  • Information Technology and Services

    13%

  • Internet

    9%

  • Financial Services

    4%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    4%

  • Management Consulting

    3%

  • Investment Management

    3%

  • Leisure, Travel & Tourism

    3%

  • Commercial Real Estate

    3%

Included countries

  • United Kingdom
  • Jersey

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

73% of United Kingdom (200–500) employees are engaged

This is in the top 27% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 22 and is in the top 22% compared with the overall average.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

87%

5% above global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere

72%

3% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

89%

3% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

56%

1% above global average

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

62%

1% below global average

The highest scoring question for United Kingdom 200–500) had 92% of People agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (+3% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Management.


People in United Kingdom 200–500) were generally least favourable about Action, and were most negative towards 'I have seen positive changes taking place based on recent employee survey results' with 16% of people disagreeing (+2% above average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 18% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-2% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 10% of people see themselves leaving within two years (-2% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

1

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

78% favorable

Leadership
2

The leaders at [Company] demonstrate that people are important to the company's success

76% favorable

Leadership
3

I believe there are good career opportunities for me at [Company]

59% favorable

Learning & Development
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from Glassdoor.com, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.8 stars (+0)

Culture and Values

3.9 stars (+0)

Work Life Balance

3.9 stars (+0.1)

Compensation and Benefits

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Career Opportunities

3.7 stars (+0.2)

Recommend to Friend

73.5% (+2.5)

CEO Approval

86.0% (+2)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the United Kingdom (200–500) benchmark on average gave 10% of employees access to reports with their survey results. This is below the overall average of 10% and demonstrates that organizations in this benchmark are more likely to share via offline and traditional formats.

An interesting reference point is that the average proportion of managers in organizations is 12-15%, with some industries higher than others (New Tech was closer to 20%).



  • Global average


    10%

  • United Kingdom (200–500)


    10%



  • How does United Kingdom (200–500) compare?

    People in United Kingdom 200–500) were much more positive than average regarding Decision Making, Company Performance, and Leadership.


    On the lower side, People in United Kingdom 200–500) had much lower favorable scores than average in Learning & Development.

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