Compare Xilinx vs Synopsys BETA

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

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Synopsys

Employee Ratings

  • Synopsys 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)
3.7
(based on 732 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1610 reviews)
Synopsys employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.9
Synopsys employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
Work-life balance
4.1
Synopsys employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.7
Synopsys employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
4.0
Synopsys employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Xilinx Ceo Victor Peng
77%
77%Victor Peng
CEO Approval
Synopsys Ceo Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
94%
94%Dr. Aart J. de Geus and Dr. Chi-Foon Chan
Synopsys employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Synopsys employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Synopsys employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 24% higher than Xilinx employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Synopsys has 63 more total submitted salaries than Xilinx.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer1 Salaries
CA$116,627/yr
RSM1 Salaries
CA$130,104/yr
Member of Technical Staff1 Salaries
CA$143,040/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer7 Salaries
CA$85,782/yr
Intern3 Salaries
CA$24/hr
Technical1 Salaries
CA$18/hr

What Employees Say

  • Synopsys had 218 more reviews than Xilinx that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • Synopsys had 93 more reviews than Xilinx that mentioned "Work environment" as a Pro.
  • Synopsys had 17 more reviews than Xilinx that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 103 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 43 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 321 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 136 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 31 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
"No cons"(in 52 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 48 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - HW Development Manager

I have been working at Xilinx full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Very interesting work. Pay is excellent and the stock is rising with good outlook.

Cons

Fairly high stress and high expectations - you can't really forget about your work after work hours.

Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer

I worked at Synopsys full-time

Pros

Allows the employees to work from home, friendly work environment, good work ethics, appropriate compensation scales, good management

Cons

I've never come across anything that I don't like about Synopsys!

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work! I like the way that the management adheres to the company core values and how they adapt to new concepts to keep going in the right direction !

Job Postings

Synopsys has 1,121 more recently posted open jobs than Xilinx.