Compare Spotify vs DigitalOcean BETA

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

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DigitalOcean

Employee Ratings

  • DigitalOcean 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)
4.1
(based on 648 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.7
(based on 164 reviews)
DigitalOcean employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.4
DigitalOcean employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.6
DigitalOcean employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.6
DigitalOcean employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
4.3
DigitalOcean employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.6
DigitalOcean employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Spotify Ceo Daniel Ek
94%
94%Daniel Ek
CEO Approval
DigitalOcean Ceo Yancey Spruill
96%
96%Yancey Spruill
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
94%
DigitalOcean employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
DigitalOcean employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Spotify employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Spotify salaries averaged $19,640 higher than DigitalOcean.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer57 Salaries
$149,967/yr
Product Manager26 Salaries
$157,378/yr
Director18 Salaries
$227,657/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer24 Salaries
$165,695/yr
Product Manager3 Salaries
$174,509/yr
Manager3 Salaries
$135,878/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Spotify.
  • "Remote culture" was the most mentioned Pro at DigitalOcean.
  • Spotify had 10 more reviews than DigitalOcean that mentioned "Growing pains" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 65 reviews)
"Free food"(in 43 reviews)
Pros
"Remote culture"(in 16 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Stockholm"(in 21 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 20 reviews)
Cons
"Growing pains"(in 10 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 4 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Intern - Product Design Intern

I worked at Spotify

Pros

Great company culture and manager

Cons

Later recruitment timeline and less intern program structure

Current Employee - Developer Support Engineer

I have been working at DigitalOcean full-time for less than a year

Pros

Permanently work from home. Great culture. I feel valued. Great benefits. Lots of time off. Lots of extra perks.

Cons

I haven't found any cons to working at DigitalOcean yet.

Job Postings

Spotify has 234 more recently posted open jobs than DigitalOcean.