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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.

Construction

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Balfour Beatty 30
2 Laing O'Rourke 25
3 Kier Group 20
4 Amey 15
4 Costain 15
4 Mace 15
4 Morgan Sindall 15
8 Barratt Homes 10
8 Capita 10
8 Graham 10
8 Interserve 10
8 Sir Robert McAlpine 10
8 Skanska 10
14 Aecom 5
14 Ardmore 5
14 Bam Nuttall 5
14 Black & Veatch 5
14 Carillion 5
14 Crossrail 5
14 Farrans Construction 5
14 Galliford Try 5
14 Gilbert Ash 5
14 Gleeds 5
14 KBR 5
14 Lendlease 5
14 Morrison Construction 5
14 Persimmon Homes 5
14 Styles&Wood Group 5
14 Turner & Townsend 5
14 Vinci Construction 5
14 VolkerFitzpatrick 5
32 Berkeley Homes Fewer than 5
32 EC Harris Fewer than 5
32 Foster Wheeler Fewer than 5
32 Fugro Fewer than 5
32 Fugro Emu Fewer than 5
32 Groundwork Fewer than 5
32 Halcrow Group Fewer than 5
32 Hyder Fewer than 5
32 Lagan Construction Fewer than 5
32 Mark Group Fewer than 5
32 Mitie Group Fewer than 5
32 Mouchel Fewer than 5
32 Randstad Fewer than 5
32 Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Fewer than 5
32 Subsea 7 Fewer than 5
32 Travis Perkins Fewer than 5
32 Tube Lines Fewer than 5
32 Unknown Employer Fewer than 5
32 Withheld 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.