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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Accenture 25
1 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 25
1 IBM 25
4 Sky 20
5 BT 10
5 Capgemini 10
5 Future Science Group 10
8 Acturis 5
8 Atos 5
8 Avelo 5
8 Bauer Media 5
8 Bloomberg 5
8 CACI 5
8 Chambers & Partners 5
8 CSC 5
8 Daily Mail 5
8 Fujitsu 5
8 GlobalData 5
8 Google 5
8 Incisive Media 5
8 ITV 5
8 Johnston Press 5
8 Microsoft 5
8 News International 5
8 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 5
8 Oxford University Press 5
8 Press Association 5
8 Red Bee Media 5
8 Royal Society of Chemistry 5
8 Telefónica 5
8 Virgin 5
8 Vodafone 5
8 Which? 5
8 William Reed 5
35 Adfero Fewer than 5
35 Agilisys Fewer than 5
35 Archant Fewer than 5
35 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
35 Bluefin Fewer than 5
35 Business Monitor International Fewer than 5
35 Cambridge University Press Fewer than 5
35 Capco Fewer than 5
35 Capita Fewer than 5
35 Carat Fewer than 5
35 Certeco Fewer than 5
35 Channel 4 Fewer than 5
35 Condé Nast Fewer than 5
35 CyberSource Fewer than 5
35 Elixel Fewer than 5
35 Envy Post Production Fewer than 5
35 Experian Fewer than 5
35 FactSet Fewer than 5
35 FDM Fewer than 5
35 Future Plc Fewer than 5
35 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
35 IMG Fewer than 5
35 Immediate Media Fewer than 5
35 Informa Fewer than 5
35 InterCall Fewer than 5
35 Investis Fewer than 5
35 IPC Media Fewer than 5
35 IRIS Fewer than 5
35 ITN Fewer than 5
35 Jagex Fewer than 5
35 Lime Pictures Fewer than 5
35 Logica Fewer than 5
35 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
35 Morrison Utility Services Fewer than 5
35 Oracle Fewer than 5
35 PA Consulting Fewer than 5
35 Palgrave Macmillan Fewer than 5
35 Pearson Fewer than 5
35 Phoenix Partnership Fewer than 5
35 Plusnet Fewer than 5
35 Professional Information Fewer than 5
35 Progressive Digital Media Fewer than 5
35 Protocol Education Fewer than 5
35 Random House Fewer than 5
35 Reed Fewer than 5
35 SAP Fewer than 5
35 Softcat Fewer than 5
35 Sony Fewer than 5
35 Sopra Steria Fewer than 5
35 STV Fewer than 5
35 Taylor & Francis Fewer than 5
35 The Guardian Fewer than 5
35 Unspecified Media Company Fewer than 5
35 Web Applications UK 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.