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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.

Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 355
2 Specsavers 240
3 Tesco 130
4 Lloyds Pharmacy 100
5 Marks & Spencer 65
6 Sainsbury's 60
7 Aldi 55
7 Majestic Wine 55
9 Vision Express 45
10 Asda 35
10 Co-operative (Co-Op) 35
10 Morrisons 35
13 Abercrombie & Fitch 30
13 Lidl 30
15 Day Lewis Pharmacy 25
15 John Lewis Partnership 25
15 Waitrose 25
18 Amazon 20
18 Medicare 20
18 Next 20
18 Optical Express 20
22 Arcadia 15
22 Asos 15
22 Debenhams 15
22 Gordons Chemist 15
22 H & M 15
22 Ocado 15
22 Rowlands Pharmacy 15
22 Superdrug 15
22 Topshop 15
22 Unspecified Pharmacy 15
32 B&Q 10
32 Britannia Pharmacy 10
32 Burberry 10
32 Clear Pharmacy 10
32 Cohens Chemist 10
32 Harrods 10
32 Hollister 10
32 Home Retail Group 10
32 House of Fraser 10
32 Hut Group 10
32 Jewson 10
32 Kamsons Pharmacy 10
32 Laura Ashley 10
32 Manor Pharmacy 10
32 Matalan 10
32 New Look 10
32 Paydens Pharmacy 10
32 River Island 10
32 Ted Baker 10
51 Adidas 5
51 Allied Pharmacies 5
51 AllSaints 5
51 Apple 5
51 Argos 5
51 Barnardo's 5
51 BHS 5
51 Boohoo 5
51 Calor 5
51 Card Factory 5
51 Clarks 5
51 Clockwork Pharmacy 5
51 Coast 5
51 Community Pharmacy 5
51 Conran Shop 5
51 Currys 5
51 Decathlon 5
51 Dixons 5
51 Dorothy Perkins 5
51 Dunelm Mill 5
51 Edmundson Electrical 5
51 EE 5
51 Estée Lauder 5
51 Fat Face 5
51 French Connection 5
51 Gap 5
51 Halfords 5
51 Hallmark 5
51 Harvey Nichols 5
51 Henderson Global Investors 5
51 Iceland 5
51 Ideal World 5
51 IKEA 5
51 Jack Wills 5
51 Jacques Vert 5
51 Jade Pharmacy 5
51 JD Sports 5
51 JD Williams 5
51 Karen Millen 5
51 Knights Pharmacy 5
51 Lloyds Banking Group 5
51 Louis Vuitton 5
51 McKay Pharmacy 5
51 Mothercare 5
51 NET-A-PORTER 5
51 Nike 5
51 Pets At Home 5
51 Pets Corner 5
51 Phones 4u 5
51 Primark 5
51 Schuh 5
51 Screwfix 5
51 Selfridges 5
51 Shop Direct Group 5
51 Soletrader 5
51 Sotheby's 5
51 Sports Direct 5
51 Superdry 5
51 The Range 5
51 Thorntons 5
51 Timberland 5
51 TJX Europe 5
51 Touchwood Pharmacy 5
51 Toys R Us 5
51 Travis Perkins 5
51 Trespass 5
51 Unavailable 5
51 Urban Outfitters 5
51 Wilson Imports 5
51 Wren Living 5

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.