Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Digital automotive marketplace
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • AutoTrader, 4th Floor, 1 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN

About Auto Trader UK

Established in 1976, Auto Trader are the UK and Ireland's largest automotive marketplace. They strive to make buying and selling an easier and more efficient process for consumers and retailers alike.

The marketplace brings together the largest and most engaged consumer audience. Auto Trader have over 90% prompted brand awareness and attracts circa 55 million cross platform visits each month, with circa 70% of visits coming through mobile devices.

Their marketplace also has the largest pool of vehicle sellers, listing more than 450,000 cars each day.

Auto Trader promote their values of ‘be humble, be inspirational, be determined, be reliable, be curious’, to foster a positive atmosphere for employees.

Their mission is to lead the future of the digital automotive marketplace, and after several years of being listed on the London Stock Exchange and becoming a member of the FTSE 250 Index, they are certainly on their way to achieving their goal.

What is it like to work for Auto Trader UK

Regular wellbeing weeks are held, helping to tackle all aspects of perceived stress and offer practical tools on how to manage stress, such as mindfulness, healthy eating, yoga, staggered start and finish times, resilience training and workplaces stress assessments.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Auto Trader have a dedicated team of colleagues from across the business who are driving the ‘Make a Difference’ strategy, while the Auto Trader Community Fund donated over £60,000 in 2018 to community groups and grassroots projects.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The Save As You Earn (SAYE) scheme helps to foster a culture of equity ownership and makes employees feel that they are a key part of the business, driving forward the overall business strategy.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:


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  • Average Age:


  • Male : Female:

    61% / 39%

  • Earning £35,000+:


  • Staff:


Regional Engagement

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