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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 – Information & communication

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 IBM 50
1 Sky 50
3 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 40
4 Accenture 35
5 FDM 20
6 Acturis 15
6 Atos 15
6 Future Science Group 15
9 Bloomberg 10
9 BT 10
9 Capgemini 10
9 Framestore 10
9 Google 10
9 ITV 10
9 News International 10
16 Agilisys 5
16 BAE Systems 5
16 Bauer Media 5
16 Bluefin 5
16 CACI 5
16 Certeco 5
16 Chambers & Partners 5
16 Channel 4 5
16 Daily Mail 5
16 Double Negative Visual Effects 5
16 Envy Post Production 5
16 Envy Post Production 5
16 FactSet 5
16 GlobalData 5
16 Haymarket Media Group 5
16 Incisive Media 5
16 IPC Media 5
16 IRIS 5
16 ITN 5
16 Logica 5
16 Mentorn Media 5
16 Metaswitch Networks 5
16 Microsoft 5
16 Open Market 5
16 OpenBet 5
16 Perform Group 5
16 Random House 5
16 Red Bee Media 5
16 Sapiens 5
16 SEGA 5
16 Softwire 5
16 Telefónica 5
16 Thomson Reuters 5
49 Addison Lee Fewer than 5
49 Adfero Fewer than 5
49 AOL Fewer than 5
49 Autonomy Fewer than 5
49 Axonn Fewer than 5
49 Business Monitor International Fewer than 5
49 Capco Fewer than 5
49 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
49 Condé Nast Fewer than 5
49 Disney Fewer than 5
49 dunnhumby Fewer than 5
49 ESPN Fewer than 5
49 Experian Fewer than 5
49 Fidessa Fewer than 5
49 Fujitsu Fewer than 5
49 Hitachi Fewer than 5
49 Huddle Fewer than 5
49 IMG Fewer than 5
49 Immediate Media Fewer than 5
49 Informa Fewer than 5
49 Investis Fewer than 5
49 JHC Fewer than 5
49 PA Consulting Fewer than 5
49 Palgrave Macmillan Fewer than 5
49 Pearson Fewer than 5
49 Progressive Digital Media Fewer than 5
49 Qube Global Software Fewer than 5
49 Reading Room Fewer than 5
49 Reed Fewer than 5
49 RPS Group Fewer than 5
49 Sony Fewer than 5
49 Sopra Steria Fewer than 5
49 SunGard Fewer than 5
49 Talk Talk Fewer than 5
49 The Guardian Fewer than 5
49 Trader Media Group Fewer than 5
49 Undisclosed Fewer than 5
49 Universal Music Group Fewer than 5
49 Unspecified It Company Fewer than 5
49 Unspecified Media Company Fewer than 5
49 Unspecified Production Company Fewer than 5
49 Unspecified Software Company Fewer than 5
49 Virgin Fewer than 5
49 Vodafone Fewer than 5
49 Warner Brothers Fewer than 5
49 Which? Fewer than 5
49 Whizz Education Fewer than 5
49 Witheld 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.