Compare IBM vs SAP BETA

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

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SAP

Employee Ratings

  • SAP 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)
3.8
(based on 52975 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.6
(based on 14181 reviews)
SAP employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.3
SAP employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
SAP employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.2 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.4
SAP employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
4.2
SAP employees rated their Senior Management 1.0 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.6
SAP employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
73%
73%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
SAP Ceo Christian Klein
97%
97%Christian Klein
SAP employees rated their CEO Approval 24% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
94%
SAP employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
87%
SAP employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 34% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 449 more total submitted salaries than SAP.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer138 Salaries
€42,417/yr
IT Specialist8 Salaries
€36,107/yr
Intern8 Salaries
€22,416/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer10 Salaries
€45,470/yr
Support Engineer72 Salaries
€34,403/yr
Intern21 Salaries
€19,386/yr

What Employees Say

  • IBM had 1,844 more reviews than SAP that mentioned "Flexible working hours" as a Pro.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Big company" was the most mentioned Con at SAP.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2393 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2380 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible working hours"(in 536 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 470 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 686 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 609 reviews)
Cons
"Big company"(in 208 reviews)
"Large company"(in 182 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst

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

Pros

Wonderful people, tons of learning resources, emphasis on personal and professional development.

Cons

Similar to working in any large organization, sometimes there are a few extra layers of red tape before things can get rolling.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at SAP full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great place to work, flexible hours, encouraging, always reward initiative, and great benefits. Strong social clubs with lots of welcoming people.

Cons

There can be busy days, but these are well rewarded and leads make sure to match these with some downtime

Advice to Management

Keep up the clear direction

Job Postings

IBM has 10,999 more recently posted open jobs than SAP.