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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.

South East – Financial & insurance

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Allianz Insurance 5
1 American Express 5
1 Aon Hewitt 5
1 Barnett Waddingham 5
1 Hastings Direct 5
1 Legal & General 5
1 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 5
1 Towers Watson 5
9 AXA Fewer than 5
9 Be Wiser Insurance Fewer than 5
9 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
9 Covea Insurance Fewer than 5
9 esure Fewer than 5
9 HSBC Fewer than 5
9 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
9 MEM Consumer Finance Fewer than 5
9 Nationwide Fewer than 5
9 RSA Academy Fewer than 5
9 Saga Fewer than 5
9 Santander Fewer than 5
9 Unspecified Accountancy Firm Fewer than 5
9 Vanquis Bank Fewer than 5
9 Zurich Financial Services 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.