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New Tech (Western Europe) 2021

The new tech numbers tell a story of (mostly) young and fast-growing companies that are some of the most in-demand places to work in the world right now. But what makes a New Tech company is not their age, size or industry - it is their approach to business. All of our New Tech companies are disruptive at their hearts; often internet-based or focused on creating new technologies.

  • ~2m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~250

    Organizations

These insights represent ~2m questions answered from ~250 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 2,500 people, in the last 12 months.

The data meet our criteria as being robust and reliable; unlikely to substantially change over time; and representative of the wider industry. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Computer Software

    41%

  • Internet

    27%

  • Information Technology and Services

    23%

  • Computer & Network Security

    4%

  • Computer Games

    3%

  • Computer Networking

    2%

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.

72% of New Tech (Western Europe) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 44% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 27 and is in the top 42% 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

84%

Same as global average

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

67%

Same as global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

58%

1% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

85%

2% below global average

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

68%

3% below global average

The highest scoring question for New Tech Western Europe had 88% of people agreeing that they feel respected at [company] (+4% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Belonging.


People in New Tech Western Europe 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 (+4% above average).

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in New Tech (Western Europe) organizations.

1

[Company] is a great company for me to make a contribution to my development

77% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Learning & Development

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in New Tech (Western Europe) organizations.

1

[Company] is a great company for me to make a contribution to my development

77% favorable

Learning & Development
2

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

79% favorable

Leadership
3

[Company] values diversity

85% favorable

Diversity
4

I am happy with my current role relative to what was described to me

76% favorable

Alignment & Involvement
5

I feel like I belong at [Company]

81% favorable

Belonging

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 18% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+0% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 10% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+0% 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

[Company] is a great company for me to make a contribution to my development

77% favorable

Learning & Development
2

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

79% favorable

Leadership
3

I feel like I belong at [Company]

81% favorable

Belonging
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

4.0 stars (+0.2)

Culture and Values

4.0 stars (+0.1)

Work Life Balance

4.1 stars (+0.3)

Compensation and Benefits

4.0 stars (+0.4)

Career Opportunities

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Recommend to Friend

78.0% (+7)

CEO Approval

88.0% (+4)

How does New Tech (Western Europe) compare?

Organizations in New Tech Western Europe tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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