Compare J Sainsbury vs Tesco BETA

See how working at J Sainsbury vs. Tesco 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 J Sainsbury vs. Tesco. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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J Sainsbury

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Tesco

Employee Ratings

  • Tesco 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)
3.6
(based on 6865 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 15414 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
J Sainsbury Ceo Mike Coupe
62%
62%Mike Coupe
CEO Approval
Tesco Ceo Ken Murphy
74%
74%Ken Murphy
Tesco employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
66%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Tesco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
44%
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Tesco employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Tesco has 677 more total submitted salaries than J Sainsbury.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Accountant1 Salaries
€21,188/yr
Clothing Assistant1 Salaries
£7/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Shop Assistant17 Salaries
€11/hr
Software Engineer2 Salaries
€44,872/yr
Manager14 Salaries
€39,571/yr

What Employees Say

  • Tesco had 1,119 more reviews than J Sainsbury that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • Tesco had 486 more reviews than J Sainsbury that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 801 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 248 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1920 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 737 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 247 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 146 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 733 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 279 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at J Sainsbury part-time

Pros

Loved the fixed shift patterns meant I could plan around things

Cons

Progression is looked at new entrants rather than current staff

"Good Job"11 Dec 2021

Former Employee - Sales Assistant

I worked at Tesco part-time for more than a year

Pros

Good pay, nice staff , early or late hours to choose from

Cons

Working overtime, Pay roll issues , Roster changes without permission sometimes, good for students

Job Postings

Tesco has 1,903 more recently posted open jobs than J Sainsbury.

There are currently no open jobs at either company.