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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.

London

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Deloitte 165
2 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 150
3 Ernst & Young 95
4 KPMG 75
5 Boots 65
6 Barclays 60
7 IBM 50
7 Sky 50
9 Teach First 45
10 Accenture 40
10 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 40
10 Lloyds Banking Group 40
10 Specsavers 40
14 Goldman Sachs 35
14 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 35
16 Credit Suisse 30
16 JP Morgan 30
16 Marks & Spencer 30
19 Bank of America 25
19 Middlesex University 25
19 Transport For London 25
22 Arup 20
22 Citi 20
22 Enterprise 20
22 FDM 20
22 HSBC 20
22 Metropolitan Police 20
22 Morgan Stanley 20
22 Mott Macdonald 20
22 Network Rail 20
22 Sainsbury's 20
22 Tesco 20
22 UBS 20
34 Abercrombie & Fitch 15
34 Acturis 15
34 Atkins 15
34 Atos 15
34 BDO 15
34 Capita 15
34 Civil Service 15
34 Debenhams 15
34 Future Science Group 15
34 Grant Thornton 15
34 National Audit Office 15
34 River Island 15
34 St George's Hospital 15
34 Towers Watson 15
48 Aecom 10
48 Arcadia 10
48 Asos 10
48 BAE Systems 10
48 Balfour Beatty 10
48 Bank of England 10
48 Bloomberg 10
48 BNP Paribas 10
48 BP 10
48 British Airways 10
48 BT 10
48 Capgemini 10
48 Chelsea & Westminster Hospital 10
48 Costain 10
48 Day Lewis Pharmacy 10
48 Deutsche Bank 10
48 Direct Line 10
48 Explore Learning 10
48 Financial Ombudsman Service 10
48 Framestore 10
48 GlaxoSmithKline 10
48 Google 10
48 Harrods 10
48 Home Office 10
48 ITV 10
48 John Lewis Partnership 10
48 Jones Lang Lasalle 10
48 King's College Hospital 10
48 King's College London 10
48 Laing O'Rourke 10
48 Mace 10
48 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 10
48 News International 10
48 Oliver Wyman 10
48 PKF 10
48 Qedis 10
48 Royal Free Hospital 10
48 Santander 10
48 Savills 10
48 Surrey County Council 10
48 Turner & Townsend 10
48 UK Border Agency 10
90 Addison Lee 5
90 Agilisys 5
90 AllSaints 5
90 AMEC 5
90 American Express 5
90 Amey 5
90 Aon Hewitt 5
90 Apple 5
90 Ardmore 5
90 Aviva 5
90 Babcock 5
90 Baker Tilly 5
90 Bam Nuttall 5
90 Barnet Council 5
90 Bartle Bogle Hegarty 5
90 Bauer Media 5
90 BaxterStorey 5
90 Bechtel 5
90 BlackRock 5
90 Bluefin 5
90 Boden 5
90 Bombardier 5
90 Brent Council 5
90 Britannia Pharmacy 5
90 British Army 5
90 Bupa 5
90 Burberry 5
90 Business Monitor International 5
90 CACI 5
90 Cancer Research UK 5
90 Capco 5
90 Capital Economics 5
90 Carluccio's 5
90 Catlin 5
90 CBRE 5
90 Certeco 5
90 Chambers & Partners 5
90 Channel 4 5
90 Chelsea F.C. 5
90 Cisco Systems 5
90 Coral 5
90 Corporate Executive Board Company 5
90 Crossrail 5
90 Crowe Clark Whitehill 5
90 Croydon Council 5
90 Croydon University Hospital 5
90 Cushman & Wakefield 5
90 Daily Mail 5
90 Dalziel and Pow 5
90 Dare 5
90 Davis Langdon 5
90 Delphi 5
90 Department for BIS 5
90 Department for Education 5
90 Department for Transport 5
90 Department for Work & Pensions 5
90 Department of Health 5
90 Design Bridge 5
90 Disney 5
90 Double Negative Visual Effects 5
90 DTZ 5
90 dunnhumby 5
90 Ealing Council 5
90 Ealing Hospital 5
90 EC Harris 5
90 Edelman 5
90 Elix-IRR 5
90 Enfield Council 5
90 Envy Post Production 5
90 Envy Post Production 5
90 Erdem 5
90 Estée Lauder 5
90 Exchange Group 5
90 FactSet 5
90 Financial Services Authority (FSA) 5
90 Foxtons 5
90 French Connection 5
90 Freuds 5
90 FTI Consulting 5
90 Gamesys 5
90 Gardiner & Theobald 5
90 GlobalData 5
90 Great Ormond Street Hospital 5
90 G-Research 5
90 Grimshaw Architects 5
90 Harrow School 5
90 Haymarket Media Group 5
90 Hays 5
90 Haysmacintyre 5
90 Health Protection Agency 5
90 Hillingdon Hospital 5
90 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) 5
90 HM Treasury 5
90 Homerton University Hospital 5
90 House of Commons 5
90 House of Fraser 5
90 IKEA 5
90 IMG 5
90 Imperial College London 5
90 Incisive Media 5
90 IPC Media 5
90 Ipsos MORI 5
90 IRIS 5
90 ITN 5
90 Jacobs Engineering 5
90 Jaeger 5
90 Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies 5
90 JWT 5
90 Kantar Worldpanel 5
90 Karen Millen 5
90 KBR 5
90 Kier Group 5
90 Kingston College 5
90 Kingston Hospital 5
90 Kingston Smith 5
90 Kingston University 5
90 Knight Frank 5
90 Ladbrokes 5
90 Laura Ashley 5
90 Lbi 5
90 LCH.Clearnet 5
90 LCP 5
90 Lendlease 5
90 Lidl 5
90 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
90 Lloyds Register 5
90 Logica 5
90 London Borough of Bexley 5
90 London Borough of Bromley Council 5
90 London Borough of Hillingdon 5
90 London Borough of Hounslow 5
90 London School of Economics & Political Science 5
90 London Stock Exchange 5
90 L'Oreal 5
90 M&C Saatchi 5
90 MacIntyre Hudson 5
90 Madame Tussauds 5
90 Majestic Wine 5
90 Maxus 5
90 Mazars 5
90 MBDA 5
90 McDonald's 5
90 MediaCom 5
90 Mentorn Media 5
90 Mercer 5
90 Metaswitch Networks 5
90 MHP 5
90 Microsoft 5
90 Ministry of Justice 5
90 Moore Stephens 5
90 Morgan Sindall 5
90 Munich RE 5
90 National Health Service (NHS) 5
90 Natural History Museum 5
90 NET-A-PORTER 5
90 Nomura 5
90 North Middlesex Hospital 5
90 Northwick Park Hospital 5
90 Nuffield Health 5
90 Oasis Academy Enfield 5
90 OC&C Strategy 5
90 Odgers Berndtson 5
90 Open Market 5
90 OpenBet 5
90 Optical Express 5
90 PA Consulting 5
90 Perform Group 5
90 Physio World 5
90 Pizza Express 5
90 Policy Exchange 5
90 Protocol Education 5
90 Prudential 5
90 QBE 5
90 Queen Elizabeth Hospital 5
90 Queen Mary, University of London 5
90 Rainbow Productions 5
90 Random House 5
90 Ravensbourne College 5
90 Red Bee Media 5
90 Red Consultancy 5
90 Reed 5
90 Royal Bank of Canada 5
90 RSM Tenon 5
90 Sapiens 5
90 SEGA 5
90 SEI Investments Company 5
90 Selfridges 5
90 Sir Robert McAlpine 5
90 Skanska 5
90 Smith & Williamson 5
90 Softcat 5
90 Softwire 5
90 Sony 5
90 St Mary's Hospital 5
90 Subsea 7 5
90 Tag Worldwide 5
90 TBWA 5
90 Teaching Personnel 5
90 Ted Baker 5
90 Telefónica 5
90 Thales 5
90 Thomson Reuters 5
90 Topshop 5
90 Tower Hamlets Council 5
90 Tube Lines 5
90 UHY Hacker Young 5
90 UK Power Networks 5
90 Ultra Electronics 5
90 Undisclosed 5
90 Unilever 5
90 University College London 5
90 University College London Hospital 5
90 University of East London 5
90 University of West London 5
90 Unknown Employer 5
90 Unspecified 5
90 Unspecified Company 5
90 Unspecified Pharmacy 5
90 Unspecified Primary School 5
90 Unspecified Secondary School 5
90 URS 5
90 Vinci Construction 5
90 Virgin 5
90 Visa Europe 5
90 Vision Express 5
90 VolkerFitzpatrick 5
90 Waitrose 5
90 Weber Shandwick 5
90 Westminster City Council 5
90 Whipps Cross Hospital 5
90 White Company 5
90 Whittington Hospital 5
90 William Hill 5
90 Withheld 5
90 WSP Group 5
90 Xerox 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.