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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.

Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Tesco 15
2 Schlumberger 10
3 Amazon 5
3 Apple 5
3 Boots 5
3 Debenhams 5
3 John Lewis Partnership 5
3 Marks & Spencer 5
3 O2 5
3 Ocado 5
3 Sainsbury's 5
3 Siemens AG 5
3 Softcat 5
3 Triumph Motorcycles 5
15 ACHICA Fewer than 5
15 Arnold Clark Fewer than 5
15 Asda Fewer than 5
15 Asos Fewer than 5
15 B&Q Fewer than 5
15 Binding Site Fewer than 5
15 Boden Fewer than 5
15 Boohoo Fewer than 5
15 Burberry Fewer than 5
15 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
15 Clarks Fewer than 5
15 Delphi Fewer than 5
15 Dimensions Fewer than 5
15 EDF Trading Fewer than 5
15 EE Fewer than 5
15 ExxonMobil Fewer than 5
15 Ford Fewer than 5
15 French Connection Fewer than 5
15 Frontier Developments Fewer than 5
15 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
15 Good Hair Day Fewer than 5
15 Haliburton Fewer than 5
15 Hitachi Fewer than 5
15 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
15 Honda Fewer than 5
15 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
15 Hut Group Fewer than 5
15 Ideal World Fewer than 5
15 JCB Fewer than 5
15 JD Williams Fewer than 5
15 Kingfisher Fewer than 5
15 Kurt Geiger Fewer than 5
15 Mercedes-Benz Fewer than 5
15 Misco Fewer than 5
15 Morrisons Fewer than 5
15 NET-A-PORTER Fewer than 5
15 New Look Fewer than 5
15 Next Fewer than 5
15 Nike Fewer than 5
15 Nissan Fewer than 5
15 Phillips 66 Fewer than 5
15 Poupart Fewer than 5
15 QVC Fewer than 5
15 River Island Fewer than 5
15 Schuh Fewer than 5
15 Shell Fewer than 5
15 Shop Direct Group Fewer than 5
15 Specsavers Fewer than 5
15 Sports Direct Fewer than 5
15 Synergy Group Fewer than 5
15 Thales Fewer than 5
15 Topshop Fewer than 5
15 Travis Perkins Fewer than 5
15 Vodafone Fewer than 5
15 Wheelies Direct 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.