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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.

Accommodation & food – Other managers & proprietors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 McDonald's 50
2 Pizza Hut 15
3 J D Wetherspoon 10
3 KFC 10
3 Premier Inn 10
6 Ask Italian 5
6 Carluccio's 5
6 Costa Coffee 5
6 Greene King 5
6 Hilton Hotels 5
6 Holiday Inn 5
6 Mitchells & Butlers 5
6 Nando's 5
6 Pizza Express 5
6 Princpal Hayley Group 5
6 Spirit Pub Company 5
6 Starbucks 5
6 Subway 5
6 Whitbread 5
20 CH&Co Fewer than 5
20 Compass Group Fewer than 5
20 De Vere Venues Fewer than 5
20 Jurys Inn Fewer than 5
20 Just Eat Fewer than 5
20 Marriott International Fewer than 5
20 QHotels Fewer than 5
20 SSP Group Fewer than 5
20 Undisclosed Fewer than 5
20 Unspecified Fewer than 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.