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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.

Manufacturing – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 BAE Systems 10
1 Hewlett Packard 10
1 Jaguar Land Rover 10
1 Rolls-Royce 10
5 Airbus 5
5 AkzoNobel 5
5 Cummins 5
5 GlaxoSmithKline 5
5 Greencore Group 5
5 Intel Corporation 5
5 Kerry Group 5
5 MBDA 5
5 Nestlé 5
5 Nissan 5
5 Procter & Gamble 5
5 Qinetiq 5
5 Red Bull 5
5 RM 5
5 Thales 5
5 Unilever 5
5 Xerox 5
22 2 Sisters Food Group Fewer than 5
22 ABB Fewer than 5
22 Adelphi Group Fewer than 5
22 Aero Engine Controls Fewer than 5
22 Aero Leather Fewer than 5
22 AgustaWestland Fewer than 5
22 Airinmar Fewer than 5
22 Associated British Foods Fewer than 5
22 Aston Martin Fewer than 5
22 AstraZeneca Fewer than 5
22 AWE Fewer than 5
22 Bakkavör Fewer than 5
22 Bentley Motors Fewer than 5
22 Binding Site Fewer than 5
22 BMW Fewer than 5
22 Bombardier Fewer than 5
22 Boots Fewer than 5
22 Brose Fewer than 5
22 Covance Fewer than 5
22 Croda Fewer than 5
22 Danone Fewer than 5
22 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
22 Diageo Fewer than 5
22 Domino Printing Sciences Fewer than 5
22 Dow Corning Fewer than 5
22 Dyson Fewer than 5
22 Fujitsu Fewer than 5
22 General Electric Fewer than 5
22 GKN Aerospace Fewer than 5
22 Honda Fewer than 5
22 Imperial Tobacco Fewer than 5
22 JCB Fewer than 5
22 Kellogg's Fewer than 5
22 Kraft Foods Fewer than 5
22 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
22 L'Oreal Fewer than 5
22 Mars Fewer than 5
22 Marshall Aerospace Fewer than 5
22 McLaren Fewer than 5
22 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
22 Novartis Fewer than 5
22 Perkins Engines Fewer than 5
22 Premier Foods Fewer than 5
22 Reckitt Benckiser Fewer than 5
22 Sanofi Fewer than 5
22 Schlumberger Fewer than 5
22 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
22 Smurfit Kappa Fewer than 5
22 Triumph Motorcycles Fewer than 5
22 Volkswagen Group 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.