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YouGov Overview
London, England (UK)
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
Research & Development
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
YouGov offers the advanced research and consulting services that help marketing and business leaders make smarter decisions about markets, customers, and brands.

Our custom research practices deliver the definitive insights to inform strategic and tactical ... Read more

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    YouGov Ratings continually measures the popularity of everything from pop stars to politicians, sports teams to snack foods, and almost anything in-between. Explore all popularity rankings.

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YouGov – Why Work For Us?

Answering questions doesn't start with why, what, when or who...

       It starts with you   

        Behind the data

It takes diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective to create a truly global team in a fast moving industry. We depend on our diversity for innovation and an inclusive environment for everyone.

 Take a look at our new careers site to see where you fit in.

Our Values
We're proud of our entrepreneurial roots and have created an environment where talented people collaborate to make big things happen.


We're proud to be a Stonewall Global Diversity Champion!

At YouGov, we continue to work towards a world of acceptance without exception. BeYou is YouGov’s network for LGBT YouGovers and allies to meet, share best practice and work towards creating an even more inclusive workplace. We meet regularly and are open to all YouGov staff and the agenda is set by the group. We have best practice sharing sessions to see how we can make our research even better when we are mindful of LGBT people.  

YouGov is committed to being as diverse as the audience we represent; YouGov selects talented people based on merit, and we have created an inclusive environment which supports individuality in all forms. We continue to work towards a more diverse and equal workplace, watch this space for more developments on our ever growing community.

Answer the worlds biggest questions...

Entrepreneurs in Opinion Data

YouGov works with the world's leading brands and organisations to understand what people think.

Tech underpins everything we do; whether in the way we collect our data, how we build our platforms or how we think about our internal infrastructure and security. This is where creativity, technology and content come together to push the boundaries of innovation. 

Our Tech Stack

Python Microframeworks

CherryPy / Flask

MongoDB for semi-structured data

PostgreSQL for structured data

RabbitMQ for event streaming

Web Technologies







Karma / Jasmine

Other technology






Web sockets



Zero-down-time deploymen

       YouGov Sales...Who are we?

This is no ordinary sales department. You can expect to be generating sales and managing accounts for exciting research projects. We are a highly complex and customer-obsessed data company ranked 20th in the American Marketing Association’s gold report of top 25 global market research firms. You will be joining a team that works with the world’s leading brands, and we only need high calibre candidates that are ready to join us on our ambitious journey.

What would you be selling?

Our suite of proprietary data products includes: BrandIndex, the daily brand perception tracker; YouGov Omnibus, the fastest, most cost effective way to obtain answers from both national and selected samples; and YouGov Profiles, a new tool for media planning, segmentation and forecasting. Our clients love the depth of information, speed and accuracy of our products. Lot's choose to work with us across all of our product ranges, to help them devise their company or product strategy.

Would you have fun?

Absolutely! We have developed a collaborative and fun culture; where we hold events across the year, which you can get involved in. Whether it's our Summer or Christmas parties, rounders in the park, or perhaps our Fizzy Friday events, theres plenty going on at YouGov that makes it a fun place to work.

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YouGov Reviews

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YouGov CEO & Founder Stephan Shakespeare
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  • "Perfect Opportunity to Gain Experience"

    Former Employee - Research Intern
    Former Employee - Research Intern

    I worked at YouGov full-time (Less than a year)


    Lots of opportunities to learn and good office dynamics, I was given a lot of independence as an intern and truly felt that I contributed to the workload and overall office productivity


    Occasionally had to work long hours, but overall the work/life balance was good

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YouGov Photos

YouGov photo of: Some of our India team enjoying Holi celebrations!
YouGov photo of: International Women's Day 2019
YouGov photo of: International Women's Day in our London office
YouGov photo of: The Team
YouGov photo of: This was made possible through the Big Shoulders Fund, and it felt great to give back to kids in need, as about 66% of the kids at the school are at or below the poverty line.
YouGov photo of: The kids also practiced their Christmas carols for us!
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YouGov Interviews



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Getting an Interview





    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at YouGov (New York, NY) in May 2018.


    The interview process was quick and efficient. It involved a phone screen with an HR recruiter, then a phone call with the head of the department I'd be working with, then an in-person interview with a few of the people that I would be working with.

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