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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.

Information & communication

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 IBM 95
2 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 85
3 BT 65
3 Sky 65
5 Accenture 60
6 BAE Systems 35
6 FDM 35
8 Atos 30
8 Capgemini 30
10 Microsoft 25
11 Acturis 15
11 Allstate 15
11 Framestore 15
11 Future Science Group 15
11 Google 15
11 Hewlett Packard 15
11 ITV 15
11 Virgin 15
11 Vodafone 15
20 Avelo 10
20 Bauer Media 10
20 Bloomberg 10
20 CGI Group 10
20 Cisco Systems 10
20 CSC 10
20 Daily Mail 10
20 EMIS Health 10
20 Experian 10
20 Fairbanks Environmental 10
20 Fidessa 10
20 Fujitsu 10
20 Liberty Information Technology 10
20 Logica 10
20 News International 10
20 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 10
20 Oxford University Press 10
20 Scott Logic 10
20 Telefónica 10
39 Agilisys 5
39 Amor Group 5
39 Archant 5
39 Asidua 5
39 Autonomy 5
39 Bluefin 5
39 Box UK 5
39 Brandwatch 5
39 CACI 5
39 Certeco 5
39 Chambers & Partners 5
39 Channel 4 5
39 Citrix 5
39 Codemasters 5
39 CyberSource 5
39 DC Thomson 5
39 Delcam 5
39 Dorset Software 5
39 Double Negative Visual Effects 5
39 Elixel 5
39 Envy Post Production 5
39 Envy Post Production 5
39 Ericsson 5
39 FactSet 5
39 Focus Solutions 5
39 Frontier Developments 5
39 Future Plc 5
39 GlobalData 5
39 Hallmark 5
39 Haymarket Media Group 5
39 Immediate Media 5
39 Incisive Media 5
39 Innovise 5
39 Intel Corporation 5
39 IPC Media 5
39 IPL 5
39 IRIS 5
39 ITN 5
39 Jagex 5
39 JHC 5
39 Johnston Press 5
39 KANA 5
39 Kerridge Commercial Systems 5
39 Lime Pictures 5
39 LJ Create 5
39 Mentorn Media 5
39 Metaswitch Networks 5
39 Netcraft 5
39 Northgate 5
39 NYSE Euronext 5
39 Open Market 5
39 OpenBet 5
39 Palgrave Macmillan 5
39 Pearson 5
39 Pebble Beach Systems 5
39 Perform Group 5
39 Phoenix Partnership 5
39 Plusnet 5
39 Press Association 5
39 Qube Global Software 5
39 Random House 5
39 Red Bee Media 5
39 redgate 5
39 Rockstar Games 5
39 Royal Society of Chemistry 5
39 RSTO 5
39 Sapiens 5
39 SEGA 5
39 Siemens AG 5
39 Softcat 5
39 Softwire 5
39 Sony 5
39 Sopra Steria 5
39 STV 5
39 Sumo Digital 5
39 Talk Talk 5
39 Taylor & Francis 5
39 Tessella 5
39 Thomson Reuters 5
39 Tribal 5
39 True Clarity 5
39 Undisclosed 5
39 Universal Music Group 5
39 Unspecified 5
39 Unspecified It Company 5
39 Unspecified Media Company 5
39 Unspecified Production Company 5
39 Unspecified Software Company 5
39 Web Applications UK 5
39 Which? 5
39 William Reed 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.