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Top Graduate Employers

The finance and retail sectors are recruiting the greatest number of graduates into graduate-level employment, according to our latest figures. So, where are the jobs?

Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

  • Click on a company name to read an employer profile and find details of their graduate training – where in the UK they recruit, in what industries, and into what types of job.
  • See starting salaries and minimum educational requirements.
  • Find out how we created the graduate employers table.

Mining & quarrying

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 BP 85
2 Wood Group 40
3 Schlumberger 25
4 Halliburton 20
4 Subsea 7 20
6 Baker Hughes 15
6 Petrofac 15
6 Shell 15
6 Technip 15
6 Weatherford International 15
11 General Electric 10
12 Aker Solutions 5
12 BG Group 5
12 Cameron 5
12 Chevron 5
12 ConocoPhillips 5
12 FMC Technologies 5
12 Fugro 5
12 GL Noble Denton 5
12 Maersk Oil 5
12 neftex 5
12 Phillips 66 5
12 Stork 5
12 Total 5
12 Xodus Group 5
26 Cameron International Fewer than 5
26 Det Norske Veritas Fewer than 5
26 Emerson Process Management Fewer than 5
26 ExxonMobil Fewer than 5
26 Haliburton Fewer than 5
26 Jee Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2011–12) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.