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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 – Other managers & proprietors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Enterprise 15
2 Costa Coffee 5
2 ISS 5
2 J D Wetherspoon 5
2 McDonald's 5
6 Aldi Fewer than 5
6 Amey Fewer than 5
6 BaxterStorey Fewer than 5
6 Berkeley Homes Fewer than 5
6 BMW Fewer than 5
6 BT Fewer than 5
6 Care UK Fewer than 5
6 Compass Group Fewer than 5
6 Coral Fewer than 5
6 David Lloyd Fewer than 5
6 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
6 Greene King Fewer than 5
6 Hampshire County Council Fewer than 5
6 Kent County Council Fewer than 5
6 KFC Fewer than 5
6 Ladbrokes Fewer than 5
6 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
6 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
6 Mercedes-Benz Fewer than 5
6 Mitchells & Butlers Fewer than 5
6 Nando's Fewer than 5
6 National Grid Fewer than 5
6 Oxfordshire County Council Fewer than 5
6 P&O Cruises Fewer than 5
6 Parkwood Leisure Fewer than 5
6 Pizza Express Fewer than 5
6 Pizza Hut Fewer than 5
6 Pure Gym Fewer than 5
6 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
6 Saga Fewer than 5
6 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
6 Schuh Fewer than 5
6 Subway Fewer than 5
6 Telefónica Fewer than 5
6 Tesco Fewer than 5
6 Thames Water Fewer than 5
6 Unilever Fewer than 5
6 University of Portsmouth Fewer than 5
6 Unspecified Restaurant Fewer than 5
6 Virgin Fewer than 5
6 West Sussex County Council Fewer than 5
6 William Hill 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.