Compare Microsoft vs Datadog BETA

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

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Datadog

Employee Ratings

  • Microsoft scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 30549 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 393 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.1
Senior Management
4.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Microsoft employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Datadog employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
CEO Approval
Datadog Ceo Olivier Pomel
96%
96%Olivier Pomel
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Microsoft employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Datadog employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
80%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
88%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Datadog employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
84%

Salaries

Microsoft has 75,563 more total submitted salaries than Datadog.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer13217 Salaries
$120,000/yr
Program Manager3451 Salaries
$123,286/yr
Director342 Salaries
$199,857/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer40 Salaries
$130,000/yr
Product Manager8 Salaries
$155,488/yr
Business Development Representative6 Salaries
$50,166/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Great product" was the most mentioned Pro at Datadog.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
  • "Growing pains" was the most mentioned Con at Datadog.
Pros
Pros
"Smart people"(in 2073 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1992 reviews)
Pros
"Great product"(in 29 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 20 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Review system"(in 552 reviews)
"Large company"(in 445 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 26 reviews)
"Quota"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Vice President Engineering

I have been working at Microsoft full-time

Pros

Culture, Technology, Projects, People, Agile

Cons

Large, Compensation, Interviews, Big, Focus

Current Employee - Senior Product Designer

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

Pros

- Great, smart, engaged team - Excellent and challenging product - Strong industry momentum

Cons

- Startup still growing into itself

Job Postings

Microsoft has 11,518 more recently posted open jobs than Datadog.