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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.

Power supply

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 EDF Energy 35
2 National Grid 30
3 Centrica 15
3 General Electric 15
3 Scottish Power 15
6 Air Products 10
6 E.ON 10
6 UK Power Networks 10
9 British Gas 5
9 Electricity North West 5
9 npower 5
12 Alstom Fewer than 5
12 Chevron Fewer than 5
12 Gazprom Fewer than 5
12 Jee Fewer than 5
12 Morrison Utility Services Fewer than 5
12 ofgem Fewer than 5
12 Ovo Energy Fewer than 5
12 Rexel Fewer than 5
12 SSE Fewer than 5
12 Western Power Distribution 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.