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Top Graduate Employers

Our latest look at graduate recruiters shows that financial services are once again the top UK employers of graduates. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 370
2 Boots 355
3 Deloitte 320
4 Specsavers 240
5 Ernst & Young 200
5 KPMG 200
7 Rolls-Royce 175
8 British Army 165
9 Jaguar Land Rover 160
10 Atkins 150
11 Hewlett Packard 140
11 Tesco 140
13 Lloyds Banking Group 135
14 Enterprise 125
14 IBM 125
16 BAE Systems 120
17 Accenture 110
17 National Health Service (NHS) 110
17 Teach First 110
20 Lloyds Pharmacy 100
21 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 95
22 Barclays 90
23 Unspecified 85
24 BP 80
25 Arup 75
25 Mott Macdonald 75
27 British Council 70
27 FDM 70
27 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 70
27 Sky 70
31 BT 65
31 Grant Thornton 65
31 Jacobs Engineering 65
31 Marks & Spencer 65
31 McDonald's 65
36 Essex County Council 60
36 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 60
36 Sainsbury's 60
39 Aecom 55
39 Aldi 55
39 Amey 55
39 Capita 55
39 Dyson 55
39 HSBC 55
39 Majestic Wine 55
39 Network Rail 55
39 Royal Navy 55
48 JP Morgan 50
48 Transport For London 50
50 AMEC 45
50 Babcock 45
50 Citi 45
50 Explore Learning 45
50 Virgin 45
50 Vision Express 45
56 Capgemini 40
56 General Electric 40
56 GlaxoSmithKline 40
56 Goldman Sachs 40
56 Home Office 40
56 Kent County Council 40
56 Lancashire County Council 40
56 MBDA 40
56 Physio World 40
56 Schlumberger 40
56 Thales 40
56 URS 40
56 Wood Group 40
69 Asda 35
69 Baker Tilly 35
69 BDO 35
69 British Airways 35
69 Co-operative (Co-Op) 35
69 EDF Energy 35
69 Fife Council 35
69 Hampshire County Council 35
69 Hertfordshire County Council 35
69 Laing O'Rourke 35
69 Metropolitan Police 35
69 Morrisons 35
69 Royal Mail 35
69 Shell 35
69 Unspecified Primary School 35
84 Abercrombie & Fitch 30
84 Church of England 30
84 City of Edinburgh Council 30
84 Civil Service 30
84 Costain 30
84 Glasgow City Council 30
84 Leeds City Council 30
84 Lidl 30
84 Morgan Stanley 30
84 NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde 30
84 Renishaw 30
84 Royal Air Force (RAF) 30
84 Santander 30
84 Sellafield 30
84 Unilever 30
99 Aberdeenshire Council 25
99 Acturis 25
99 Baker Hughes 25
99 Balfour Beatty 25
99 Bam Nuttall 25
99 Bank of America 25
99 Birmingham City Council 25
99 CGI Group 25
99 Cisco Systems 25
99 Credit Suisse 25
99 Day Lewis Pharmacy 25
99 EC Harris 25
99 Ford 25
99 Intel Corporation 25
99 John Lewis Partnership 25
99 Kier Group 25
99 Liverpool Hope University 25
99 Microsoft 25
99 National Grid 25
99 Parsons Brinckerhoff 25
99 Ramboll 25
99 Siemens AG 25
99 Sony 25
99 Surrey County Council 25
99 Thames Valley Police 25
99 Towers Watson 25
99 Unspecified Employer 25
99 Waitrose 25
99 West Lothian Council 25

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2012–13) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.