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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.

South East – Manufacturing – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 BAE Systems 5
1 Hewlett Packard 5
1 Procter & Gamble 5
1 RM 5
5 Airinmar Fewer than 5
5 AkzoNobel Fewer than 5
5 AWE Fewer than 5
5 BMW Fewer than 5
5 Cummins Fewer than 5
5 GKN Aerospace Fewer than 5
5 Mars Fewer than 5
5 McLaren Fewer than 5
5 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
5 Nestlé Fewer than 5
5 Novartis Fewer than 5
5 Red Bull Fewer than 5
5 Sanofi Fewer than 5
5 Thales Fewer than 5
5 Unilever 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.