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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.

Professional, scientific & technical – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 360
2 Deloitte 300
3 Ernst & Young 200
4 KPMG 190
5 Grant Thornton 55
6 BDO 35
7 Baker Tilly 25
8 PKF 20
8 RSM Tenon 20
10 Mazars 15
11 Crowe Clark Whitehill 10
11 Davis Langdon 10
11 EC Harris 10
11 Johnston Carmichael 10
11 Mott Macdonald 10
11 Oliver Wyman 10
11 Qedis 10
11 Saffery Champness 10
11 Smith & Williamson 10
11 Turner & Townsend 10
21 Accenture 5
21 Aecom 5
21 Altus Edwin Hill 5
21 AMEC 5
21 Andrew Nesbitt Architects 5
21 Arup 5
21 Atkins 5
21 Bam Nuttall 5
21 Berkeley PR 5
21 Bishop Fleming 5
21 Capita 5
21 Capital Economics 5
21 Carat 5
21 Colliers International 5
21 Corporate Executive Board Company 5
21 Edelman 5
21 Elix-IRR 5
21 Eversheds 5
21 Fisher German 5
21 Freuds 5
21 FTI Consulting 5
21 Fugro Emu 5
21 Gardiner & Theobald 5
21 Grayling 5
21 Grimshaw Architects 5
21 GVA 5
21 Haines Watts 5
21 Hampson Hughes 5
21 Haysmacintyre 5
21 Herbert Smith Freehills 5
21 Ipsos MORI 5
21 Jacobs Engineering 5
21 Kantar Worldpanel 5
21 Kingston Smith 5
21 Lambert Smith Hampton 5
21 Larking Gowen 5
21 MacIntyre Hudson 5
21 MBDA 5
21 McCann 5
21 MediaCom 5
21 Mercer 5
21 MHP 5
21 Moore Stephens 5
21 Mouchel 5
21 Newton Europe 5
21 OC&C Strategy 5
21 PA Consulting 5
21 Pinsent Masons 5
21 QuintilesIMS 5
21 Red Consultancy 5
21 Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) 5
21 Smiths Gore 5
21 Sweett Group 5
21 TBWA 5
21 UHY Hacker Young 5
21 Undisclosed 5
21 Weber Shandwick 5
78 Abacus Int Fewer than 5
78 ABB Fewer than 5
78 Acritas Fewer than 5
78 ADAS Fewer than 5
78 Addison Lee Fewer than 5
78 Aegis Media Fewer than 5
78 Agilisys Fewer than 5
78 AKQA Fewer than 5
78 Alltech Fewer than 5
78 Alstom Fewer than 5
78 Amaze Fewer than 5
78 Amey Fewer than 5
78 Animal Health Trust Fewer than 5
78 Aon Hewitt Fewer than 5
78 Arthur Cox Fewer than 5
78 Assystem Fewer than 5
78 Audit Scotland Fewer than 5
78 Babcock Fewer than 5
78 Bartle Bogle Hegarty Fewer than 5
78 BDP Fewer than 5
78 BearingPoint Fewer than 5
78 Bechtel Fewer than 5
78 Black & Veatch Fewer than 5
78 Blueprint Partnership Fewer than 5
78 BNY Mellon Fewer than 5
78 Bond Dickinson LLP Fewer than 5
78 Brandwatch Fewer than 5
78 Cameron Fewer than 5
78 CBRE Fewer than 5
78 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
78 CMS Cameron McKenna Fewer than 5
78 Costain Fewer than 5
78 Costello Medical Fewer than 5
78 Covance Fewer than 5
78 CPM Fewer than 5
78 Curtins Fewer than 5
78 DAC Beachcroft Fewer than 5
78 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) Fewer than 5
78 Design Bridge Fewer than 5
78 DLA Piper Fewer than 5
78 DTZ Fewer than 5
78 dunnhumby Fewer than 5
78 Ebiquity Fewer than 5
78 ECA International Fewer than 5
78 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
78 ESR Technology Fewer than 5
78 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
78 Foster Wheeler Fewer than 5
78 Gardline Fewer than 5
78 Gardline Group Fewer than 5
78 Gleeds Fewer than 5
78 Groupon Fewer than 5
78 Halcrow Group Fewer than 5
78 Hays Fewer than 5
78 HIS Fewer than 5
78 Hugh James Solicitors Fewer than 5
78 Irwin Mitchell Fewer than 5
78 JBA Risk Management Fewer than 5
78 Jones Lang Lasalle Fewer than 5
78 Keoghs Fewer than 5
78 Knight Frank Fewer than 5
78 Lagan Construction Fewer than 5
78 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
78 Lbi Fewer than 5
78 LCH.Clearnet Fewer than 5
78 Lee Publicity Fewer than 5
78 Legal Services Commission Fewer than 5
78 Linklaters Fewer than 5
78 Lloyds Register Fewer than 5
78 Logica Fewer than 5
78 M&C Saatchi Fewer than 5
78 Mace Fewer than 5
78 Maxus Fewer than 5
78 Medical Research Council Fewer than 5
78 Millward Brown Fewer than 5
78 Mindshare Fewer than 5
78 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
78 National Audit Office Fewer than 5
78 Natural England Fewer than 5
78 Nielsen Fewer than 5
78 Optimus Fewer than 5
78 Oracle Fewer than 5
78 Parexel Fewer than 5
78 PayStream Fewer than 5
78 Pharmaceutical Product Development Fewer than 5
78 Policy Exchange Fewer than 5
78 Posterscope Fewer than 5
78 Rapid Solicitors Fewer than 5
78 Reading Room Fewer than 5
78 Renishaw Fewer than 5
78 Ricardo Fewer than 5
78 RSA Academy Fewer than 5
78 RWS Group Fewer than 5
78 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
78 Search Laboratory Fewer than 5
78 SEI Investments Company Fewer than 5
78 Sodexo Fewer than 5
78 Sopra Steria Fewer than 5
78 Starcom MediaVest Fewer than 5
78 Stride Treglown Fewer than 5
78 Synergy Group Fewer than 5
78 Tag Worldwide Fewer than 5
78 Thales Fewer than 5
78 The Architect's Practice Fewer than 5
78 The Beans Group Fewer than 5
78 Trader Media Group Fewer than 5
78 UBS Fewer than 5
78 Union Fewer than 5
78 Unknown Employer Fewer than 5
78 Unspecified Fewer than 5
78 Unspecified Accountancy Firm Fewer than 5
78 Unspecified Advertising Company Fewer than 5
78 Unspecified Company Fewer than 5
78 Unspecified Media Company Fewer than 5
78 URS Fewer than 5
78 Vinci Construction Fewer than 5
78 VolkerFitzpatrick Fewer than 5
78 WaveMetrics Fewer than 5
78 Western Union Fewer than 5
78 Winn Solicitors Fewer than 5
78 Withheld Fewer than 5
78 Xafinity Fewer than 5
78 ZenithOptimedia 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.