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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 – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Tesco 65
2 Aldi 50
2 Majestic Wine 50
4 Sainsbury's 35
5 Marks & Spencer 30
6 Asda 25
6 Lidl 25
8 Abercrombie & Fitch 20
8 John Lewis Partnership 20
8 Morrisons 20
8 Waitrose 20
12 Boots 15
13 Co-operative (Co-Op) 10
13 Hollister 10
13 House of Fraser 10
13 Next 10
13 Superdrug 10
18 AllSaints 5
18 Amazon 5
18 Arcadia 5
18 BHS 5
18 Clarks 5
18 Currys 5
18 Debenhams 5
18 Decathlon 5
18 Dorothy Perkins 5
18 Edmundson Electrical 5
18 EE 5
18 French Connection 5
18 H & M 5
18 Halfords 5
18 Harrods 5
18 Iceland 5
18 Jack Wills 5
18 JD Sports 5
18 Jewson 5
18 Laura Ashley 5
18 Matalan 5
18 New Look 5
18 Ocado 5
18 Pets Corner 5
18 Phones 4u 5
18 Primark 5
18 Schuh 5
18 Soletrader 5
18 Sports Direct 5
18 Ted Baker 5
18 Thorntons 5
18 Topshop 5
18 Toys R Us 5
18 Travis Perkins 5
52 Age UK Fewer than 5
52 Apple Fewer than 5
52 Argos Fewer than 5
52 B&Q Fewer than 5
52 Benefit Cosmetics Fewer than 5
52 Cancer Research UK Fewer than 5
52 Card Factory Fewer than 5
52 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
52 Coast Fewer than 5
52 Dixons Fewer than 5
52 Dunelm Mill Fewer than 5
52 DW Sports Fitness Fewer than 5
52 Estée Lauder Fewer than 5
52 Fat Face Fewer than 5
52 Games Workshop Fewer than 5
52 Gap Fewer than 5
52 Harvey Nichols Fewer than 5
52 Henderson Global Investors Fewer than 5
52 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
52 Hut Group Fewer than 5
52 Jaguar Land Rover Fewer than 5
52 Jimmy Choo Fewer than 5
52 Karen Millen Fewer than 5
52 Lloyds Pharmacy Fewer than 5
52 Louis Vuitton Fewer than 5
52 M&Co. Fewer than 5
52 Michael Kors Fewer than 5
52 Monsoon Accessorize Fewer than 5
52 O2 Fewer than 5
52 Oasis Fewer than 5
52 Optical Express Fewer than 5
52 Pets At Home Fewer than 5
52 Phase Eight Fewer than 5
52 River Island Fewer than 5
52 Robert Dyas Fewer than 5
52 RSPCA Fewer than 5
52 Screwfix Fewer than 5
52 Specsavers Fewer than 5
52 Superdry Fewer than 5
52 The Guardian Fewer than 5
52 The Range Fewer than 5
52 TJ Morris Fewer than 5
52 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
52 Trespass Fewer than 5
52 White Company Fewer than 5
52 WHSmith Fewer than 5
52 Wren Living 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.