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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 – Health professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 480
2 Specsavers 220
3 Lloyds Pharmacy 175
4 Vision Express 40
5 Co-operative (Co-Op) 20
5 Tesco 20
7 Day Lewis Pharmacy 15
7 Gordons Chemist 15
7 Medicare 15
7 Optical Express 15
7 Unspecified Pharmacy 15
12 Clear Pharmacy 10
12 Lloyds Banking Group 10
12 Rowlands Pharmacy 10
12 Superdrug 10
16 Britannia Pharmacy 5
16 Cohens Chemist 5
16 Community Pharmacy 5
16 jhoots Pharmacy 5
16 Manor Pharmacy 5
16 McKeevers Chemist 5
16 Morrisons 5
16 Paydens Pharmacy 5
16 Pharmacy Plus 5
16 Sainsbury's 5
16 Tesco Opticians 5
16 Undisclosed 5
28 Asda Fewer than 5
28 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
28 Unspecified Fewer than 5
28 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.