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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.

Financial & insurance – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Barclays 25
1 Credit Suisse 25
1 JP Morgan 25
4 Citi 20
4 Goldman Sachs 20
6 Bank of America 10
6 Lloyds Banking Group 10
6 Morgan Stanley 10
6 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 10
10 Admiral 5
10 Allianz Insurance 5
10 Allstate 5
10 Aviva 5
10 BlackRock 5
10 Coutts 5
10 Deutsche Bank 5
10 G-Research 5
10 HSBC 5
10 Nomura 5
10 Standard Life 5
10 UBS 5
22 Aon Hewitt Fewer than 5
22 AXA Fewer than 5
22 Baillie Gifford Fewer than 5
22 Bank of England Fewer than 5
22 Bank of New York Fewer than 5
22 Barnett Waddingham Fewer than 5
22 Bloomberg Fewer than 5
22 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
22 Brewin Dolphin Fewer than 5
22 Brightside Group Fewer than 5
22 Capco Fewer than 5
22 Capital One Fewer than 5
22 Catlin Fewer than 5
22 Covea Insurance Fewer than 5
22 Direct Line Fewer than 5
22 Domestic & General Fewer than 5
22 Endsleigh Fewer than 5
22 esure Fewer than 5
22 Focus Solutions Fewer than 5
22 Hastings Direct Fewer than 5
22 IG Group Fewer than 5
22 Legal & General Fewer than 5
22 Liberty Information Technology Fewer than 5
22 London Stock Exchange Fewer than 5
22 Mastercard Fewer than 5
22 MEM Consumer Finance Fewer than 5
22 Merrill Lynch Fewer than 5
22 Munich RE Fewer than 5
22 Nationwide Fewer than 5
22 NFU Mutual Fewer than 5
22 RBC Capital Markets Fewer than 5
22 Richmond Group Fewer than 5
22 Risktec Fewer than 5
22 Royal Bank of Canada Fewer than 5
22 RSA Academy Fewer than 5
22 Saga Fewer than 5
22 Samsung Fewer than 5
22 Santander Fewer than 5
22 SEI Investments Company Fewer than 5
22 Vanquis Bank Fewer than 5
22 Visa Europe Fewer than 5
22 Willis Fewer than 5
22 WPP 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.