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 – Public administration & defence
|2||Kent County Council||35|
|3||Hampshire County Council||20|
|4||Surrey County Council||15|
|4||West Sussex County Council||15|
|6||Buckinghamshire County Council||10|
|6||East Sussex County Council||10|
|6||Ministry of Defence (MOD)||10|
|6||Portsmouth City Council||10|
|6||Southampton City Council||10|
|6||Thames Valley Police||10|
|12||Her Majesty's Government Communications Centre (HMGCC)||5|
|12||Oxfordshire County Council||5|
|12||Royal Air Force (RAF)||5|
|19||Bracknell Forest Council||Fewer than 5|
|19||Central Bedfordshire Council||Fewer than 5|
|19||Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL)||Fewer than 5|
|19||Department for Work & Pensions||Fewer than 5|
|19||Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)||Fewer than 5|
|19||Her Majesty's Government||Fewer than 5|
|19||HM Prison Service||Fewer than 5|
|19||Milton Keynes Council||Fewer than 5|
|19||Qinetiq||Fewer than 5|
|19||Reading Borough Council||Fewer than 5|
|19||Selex ES||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.