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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.

Overseas

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Council 65
2 TEFL 20
3 Abercrombie & Fitch 15
3 Chatteris Educational Foundation 15
3 Jet Programme 15
3 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 15
7 British Army 10
7 Deloitte 10
7 KPMG 10
7 Schlumberger 10
7 Unspecified School 10
12 Airbus 5
12 Apple 5
12 Atkins 5
12 Berlitz 5
12 Bosch 5
12 Crystal 5
12 English First 5
12 Ernst & Young 5
12 European Parliament 5
12 European Space Agency 5
12 Google 5
12 H & M 5
12 Health and Safety Executive 5
12 Intel Corporation 5
12 International House 5
12 Mark Warner 5
12 Microsoft 5
12 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 5
12 Opportunity China 5
12 Princess Cruises 5
12 Singapore General Hospital 5
12 Teaching English As A Foreign Language 5
12 UBS 5
12 Undisclosed 5
12 Unspecified Company 5
12 Unspecified Employer 5
12 Vaughan Systems 5
12 Volkswagen Group 5
40 AB InBev Fewer than 5
40 ABB Fewer than 5
40 Accenture Fewer than 5
40 Adidas Fewer than 5
40 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
40 Alltech Fewer than 5
40 Amazon Fewer than 5
40 Aon Hewitt Fewer than 5
40 Arup Fewer than 5
40 Aston Martin Fewer than 5
40 Audi Fewer than 5
40 AXA Fewer than 5
40 B&Q Fewer than 5
40 Baker Tilly Fewer than 5
40 Barclays Fewer than 5
40 BDO Fewer than 5
40 BearingPoint Fewer than 5
40 Bechtel Fewer than 5
40 BG Group Fewer than 5
40 BMW Fewer than 5
40 Boots Fewer than 5
40 Bourne Leisure Fewer than 5
40 BP Fewer than 5
40 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
40 Capita Fewer than 5
40 Carnival UK Fewer than 5
40 CBRE Fewer than 5
40 CGGVeritas Fewer than 5
40 Chevron Fewer than 5
40 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
40 Citi Fewer than 5
40 City Group Fewer than 5
40 CMS Cameron McKenna Fewer than 5
40 Cooper Industries Fewer than 5
40 Credit Suisse Fewer than 5
40 Croda Fewer than 5
40 Cundall Fewer than 5
40 DHL Fewer than 5
40 Diageo Fewer than 5
40 Dyson Fewer than 5
40 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
40 English Heritage Fewer than 5
40 Enterprise Fewer than 5
40 Experian Fewer than 5
40 FactSet Fewer than 5
40 Fugro Fewer than 5
40 Gardiner & Theobald Fewer than 5
40 General Electric Fewer than 5
40 Good Hair Day Fewer than 5
40 Halliburton Fewer than 5
40 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
40 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
40 Hilton Hotels Fewer than 5
40 Hollister Fewer than 5
40 Hugo Boss Fewer than 5
40 IBM Fewer than 5
40 Imperial Tobacco Fewer than 5
40 INTO Fewer than 5
40 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
40 Jones Lang Lasalle Fewer than 5
40 JP Morgan Fewer than 5
40 Kerry Group Fewer than 5
40 Kingfisher Fewer than 5
40 Lagan Construction Fewer than 5
40 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
40 Lloyds Register Fewer than 5
40 L'Oreal Fewer than 5
40 McDonald's Fewer than 5
40 Morgan Stanley Fewer than 5
40 Natural History Museum Fewer than 5
40 Nestlé Fewer than 5
40 Nike Fewer than 5
40 Nissan Fewer than 5
40 P&O Cruises Fewer than 5
40 Parexel Fewer than 5
40 PKF Fewer than 5
40 Queen Elizabeth Hospital Fewer than 5
40 Reading Room Fewer than 5
40 Red Cross Fewer than 5
40 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
40 Royal Caribbean Fewer than 5
40 Salvation Army Fewer than 5
40 Samsung Fewer than 5
40 SAP Fewer than 5
40 Shell Fewer than 5
40 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
40 Starbucks Fewer than 5
40 TBWA Fewer than 5
40 Teach First Fewer than 5
40 Telefónica Fewer than 5
40 Thales Fewer than 5
40 Thomas Cook Fewer than 5
40 Towers Watson Fewer than 5
40 Toyota Fewer than 5
40 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
40 University of Cambridge Fewer than 5
40 University of Nottingham Fewer than 5
40 Unspecified Fewer than 5
40 Unspecified Graphic Design Company Fewer than 5
40 Unspecified Secondary School Fewer than 5
40 Unspecified Software Company Fewer than 5
40 Warner Brothers Fewer than 5
40 Western Union Fewer than 5
40 Witheld Fewer than 5
40 World Trade Group Fewer than 5
40 Wunderman 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.