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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.

Human health & social work

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Physio World 45
2 National Health Service (NHS) 35
3 Northern Health & Social Care Trust 30
4 Aneurin Bevan Health Board 25
5 Belfast Health & Social Care Trust 20
5 Norfolk & Norwich Hospital 20
7 Addenbrooke's Hospital 15
7 Bupa 15
7 Nuffield Health 15
7 Queen Elizabeth Hospital 15
7 St George's Hospital 15
12 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board 10
12 Action For Children 10
12 Bristol Community Health 10
12 Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 10
12 Creative Support 10
12 Frimley Park Hospital 10
12 James Cook University Hospital 10
12 King's College Hospital 10
12 Leicester Royal Infirmary 10
12 Manchester Royal Infirmary 10
12 Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 10
12 Royal Berkshire Hospital 10
12 Royal Free Hospital 10
12 Royal Preston Hospital 10
12 Royal Surrey Hospital 10
12 Royal Sussex County Hospital 10
12 Shuropody 10
12 South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust 10
12 Southampton General Hospital 10
12 Southern Health & Social Care Trust 10
12 Sunderland Royal Hospital 10
12 Western Health & Social Care Trust 10
34 Alzheimer's Society 5
34 Autism Plus 5
34 Betsi Cadwaladar University Health Board 5
34 Birmingham Children's Hospital 5
34 Blackpool Victoria Hospital 5
34 BMI Healthcare 5
34 Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5
34 Bristol Royal Infirmary 5
34 Broomfield Hospital 5
34 Busy Bees 5
34 Calderdale Council 5
34 Cambian Group 5
34 Cancer Research UK 5
34 Cardiff & Vale University Health Board 5
34 Catch22 5
34 City Hospital Birmingham 5
34 City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust 5
34 Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust 5
34 Conquest Hospital 5
34 Countess of Chester Hospital 5
34 Croydon University Hospital 5
34 Cwm Taf Local Health Board 5
34 Day Lewis Pharmacy 5
34 Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) 5
34 Doncaster Royal Infirmary 5
34 Ealing Hospital 5
34 East Surrey Hospital 5
34 Foster Care Associates 5
34 Freeman Hospital 5
34 Great Ormond Street Hospital 5
34 Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5
34 Health and Safety Executive 5
34 Heartlands Hospital 5
34 Hillingdon Hospital 5
34 Homerton University Hospital 5
34 Ipswich Hospital 5
34 Kingston Hospital 5
34 Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust 5
34 Leighton Hospital 5
34 Macmillan Cancer Support 5
34 Maidstone Hospital 5
34 Mencap 5
34 New Cross Hospital 5
34 North Middlesex Hospital 5
34 North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust 5
34 Northampton General Hospital 5
34 Northern Trust 5
34 Northwick Park Hospital 5
34 Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust 5
34 NSPCC 5
34 Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust 5
34 Papworth Hospital 5
34 Partnerships in Care 5
34 Peterborough City Hospital 5
34 Pilgrim Hospital 5
34 Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust 5
34 Priory Group 5
34 Queen's Medical Centre 5
34 Rethink 5
34 Royal Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5
34 Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 5
34 Salisbury District Hospital 5
34 SEQOL 5
34 Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5
34 Singapore General Hospital 5
34 Spire Healthcare 5
34 St Mary's Hospital 5
34 Stockport NHS Foundation Trust 5
34 The Action Group 5
34 Torbay Hospital 5
34 Turning Point 5
34 University College London Hospital 5
34 University Hospital of North Staffordshire 5
34 Unspecified 5
34 Unspecified Hospital 5
34 Watford General Hospital 5
34 Whipps Cross Hospital 5
34 Whittington Hospital 5
34 Worthing Hospital 5
34 Wythenshawe Hospital 5
34 YMCA 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.