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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.

Financial & insurance

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Lloyds Banking Group 125
2 Barclays 90
3 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 60
4 HSBC 55
5 JP Morgan 50
6 Citi 45
7 Goldman Sachs 40
8 Morgan Stanley 30
8 Santander 30
10 Bank of America 25
10 Credit Suisse 25
12 Deutsche Bank 20
12 Nationwide 20
14 Aviva 15
14 Bank of England 15
14 Standard Life 15
14 UBS 15
14 Zurich Financial Services 15
19 Allianz Insurance 10
19 Aon Hewitt 10
19 AXA 10
22 Aberdeen Asset Management 5
22 American Express 5
22 Baillie Gifford 5
22 Bank of Ireland 5
22 Barnett Waddingham 5
22 BGL Group 5
22 BlackRock 5
22 BNP Paribas 5
22 BNY Mellon 5
22 Capital One 5
22 Danske Bank 5
22 Direct Line 5
22 Fidelity 5
22 First Data 5
22 Friends Life 5
22 General Electric 5
22 G-Research 5
22 GSA Capital 5
22 Guy Carpenter 5
22 Hiscox 5
22 Hymans Robertson 5
22 IG Group 5
22 Jardine Lloyd Thompson 5
22 LCH.Clearnet 5
22 LCP 5
22 Legal & General 5
22 Liverpool Victoria 5
22 Merrill Lynch 5
22 Metro Bank 5
22 Munich RE 5
22 NFU Mutual 5
22 Nomura 5
22 Prudential 5
22 Royal Bank of Canada 5
22 Schroders 5
22 Standard Chartered Bank 5
22 Swiss Re 5
22 Tesco 5
22 Ulster Bank 5
22 Willis 5
22 Xafinity 5
63 AIG Fewer than 5
63 Bank of New York Fewer than 5
63 Berenberg Fewer than 5
63 Brewin Dolphin Fewer than 5
63 Brightside Group Fewer than 5
63 Capco Fewer than 5
63 Catlin Fewer than 5
63 Clydesdale Bank Fewer than 5
63 Cofunds Fewer than 5
63 Commerzbank Fewer than 5
63 Coutts Fewer than 5
63 Coventry Building Society Fewer than 5
63 deVere Fewer than 5
63 Domestic & General Fewer than 5
63 Endsleigh Fewer than 5
63 Equiniti Fewer than 5
63 FDM Fewer than 5
63 Hargreaves Lansdown Fewer than 5
63 Hastings Direct Fewer than 5
63 Hazell Carr Fewer than 5
63 Henderson Global Investors Fewer than 5
63 Huntswood Fewer than 5
63 ICAP Fewer than 5
63 Invesco Perpetual Fewer than 5
63 Investec Fewer than 5
63 Julius Baer Group Fewer than 5
63 Lazard Fewer than 5
63 Leeds Building Society Fewer than 5
63 Marex Spectron Fewer than 5
63 Marsh Fewer than 5
63 MBNA Fewer than 5
63 MetLife Fewer than 5
63 NatWest Fewer than 5
63 QBE Fewer than 5
63 Rothschild Fewer than 5
63 RSA Academy Fewer than 5
63 Saga Fewer than 5
63 Sapient Fewer than 5
63 State Street Fewer than 5
63 Strutt & Parker Fewer than 5
63 ThinkMoney Fewer than 5
63 TSB Fewer than 5
63 Unspecified Financial Company Fewer than 5
63 Unum Fewer than 5
63 Willis Group Fewer than 5
63 WorldPay Fewer than 5
63 Xchanging Fewer than 5
63 Yorkshire Bank Fewer than 5
63 Yorkshire Building Society 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.