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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Balfour Beatty 10
1 Laing O'Rourke 10
3 Amey 5
3 Ardmore 5
3 Barratt Homes 5
3 Capita 5
3 Carillion 5
3 Costain 5
3 Gilbert Ash 5
3 Gleeds 5
3 Kier Group 5
3 Mace 5
3 Morgan Sindall 5
3 Persimmon Homes 5
3 Skanska 5
3 Styles&Wood Group 5
3 Turner & Townsend 5
3 Vinci Construction 5
3 VolkerFitzpatrick 5
20 Aecom Fewer than 5
20 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
20 Black & Veatch Fewer than 5
20 Crossrail Fewer than 5
20 EC Harris Fewer than 5
20 Farrans Construction Fewer than 5
20 Foster Wheeler Fewer than 5
20 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
20 Graham Fewer than 5
20 Interserve Fewer than 5
20 Lendlease Fewer than 5
20 Morrison Construction Fewer than 5
20 Randstad Fewer than 5
20 Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Fewer than 5
20 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
20 Subsea 7 Fewer than 5
20 Travis Perkins Fewer than 5
20 Unknown Employer 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.