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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.

Professional, scientific & technical – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Atkins 145
2 Mott Macdonald 65
3 Aecom 40
3 Arup 40
5 Babcock 35
6 Renishaw 30
7 AMEC 25
7 Jacobs Engineering 25
7 Ramboll 25
10 CH2M Hill 20
11 Assystem 15
11 Covance 15
11 Deloitte 15
11 Evotec 15
11 Foster Wheeler 15
11 Met Office 15
11 WSP Group 15
18 Cambridge Consultants 10
18 Eurofins Scienctific 10
18 Frazer-Nash Consultancy 10
18 JBA Consulting 10
18 KPMG 10
18 Natural England 10
18 Peter Brett 10
18 Public Health England 10
18 Randox Laboratories 10
18 Siemens AG 10
28 ALcontrol 5
28 Arcadis 5
28 Bam Nuttall 5
28 BioFocus 5
28 BMT Group 5
28 Bureau Veritas 5
28 BuroHappold 5
28 Culham Centre for Fusion Energy 5
28 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) 5
28 Dolphin Geophysical 5
28 dunnhumby 5
28 EGS 5
28 Environ 5
28 Ernst & Young 5
28 Exova 5
28 Fairhurst 5
28 FDM 5
28 Fluor 5
28 Foster & Partners 5
28 Fugro 5
28 Geotechnics 5
28 GHA Livigunn 5
28 Grontmij 5
28 Hibu 5
28 Hoare Lea 5
28 Huntingdon Life Sciences 5
28 Hyder 5
28 Interfleet Technology 5
28 KBR 5
28 Laing O'Rourke 5
28 LGC Group 5
28 Lloyds Register 5
28 Manufacturing Technology Centre 5
28 Millbrook Proving Ground 5
28 MWH Global 5
28 National Nuclear Laboratory 5
28 National Physical Laboratory 5
28 Oxford Archaeology 5
28 PA Consulting 5
28 Penso 5
28 PRA International 5
28 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 5
28 Quick Release 5
28 Reading Room 5
28 Ricardo 5
28 Sagentia 5
28 Senergy 5
28 Thales 5
28 Trac Global 5
77 Accenture Fewer than 5
77 Aegis Media Fewer than 5
77 AKQA Fewer than 5
77 ALS Environmental Fewer than 5
77 Amaze Fewer than 5
77 Anthony Nolan Fewer than 5
77 Bechtel Fewer than 5
77 Brookfield Multiplex Fewer than 5
77 Burson-Marsteller Fewer than 5
77 Campden BRI Fewer than 5
77 Cavendish Nuclear Fewer than 5
77 CGA Strategy Fewer than 5
77 Charles River Laboratories Fewer than 5
77 Civil Service Fewer than 5
77 CognoLink Fewer than 5
77 Corporate Executive Board Company Fewer than 5
77 Cundall Fewer than 5
77 DAC Beachcroft Fewer than 5
77 Defence Engineering and Science Group Fewer than 5
77 Eaton Corporation Fewer than 5
77 EC Harris Fewer than 5
77 Environmental Scientifics Group Fewer than 5
77 Faithful & Gould Fewer than 5
77 FTI Consulting Fewer than 5
77 GL Noble Denton Fewer than 5
77 Grant Thornton Fewer than 5
77 HCL Fewer than 5
77 Hydrock Fewer than 5
77 IBSECAD Fewer than 5
77 Innovia Technology Fewer than 5
77 Intertek Fewer than 5
77 iProspect Fewer than 5
77 IRI Fewer than 5
77 Kantar Fewer than 5
77 KCA Deutag Fewer than 5
77 Life Technologies Fewer than 5
77 Mace Fewer than 5
77 Market Force Fewer than 5
77 Maxymiser Fewer than 5
77 MBDA Fewer than 5
77 Morgan Advanced Matereials Fewer than 5
77 Naked Communications Fewer than 5
77 Natural Power Fewer than 5
77 neftex Fewer than 5
77 Newton Europe Fewer than 5
77 OMD Group Fewer than 5
77 ORC International Fewer than 5
77 Parexel Fewer than 5
77 Philips Fewer than 5
77 Plowman Craven Fewer than 5
77 Property Tectonics Fewer than 5
77 RPS Group Fewer than 5
77 Scientific Analysis Laboratories Fewer than 5
77 Search Laboratory Fewer than 5
77 SGS Fewer than 5
77 Spark44 Fewer than 5
77 Summit Media Fewer than 5
77 Superawesome Fewer than 5
77 The Doctor's Laboratory Fewer than 5
77 Thermo Fisher Scientific Fewer than 5
77 TNS Fewer than 5
77 UK Biobank Fewer than 5
77 Unknown Employer Fewer than 5
77 Unspecified Fewer than 5
77 Unspecified Marketing Company Fewer than 5
77 URS Fewer than 5
77 Vinci Construction Fewer than 5
77 Wellcome Trust Sager Institute Fewer than 5
77 Wood Group Fewer than 5
77 Wunderman Fewer than 5
77 WYG Fewer than 5
77 ZenithOptimedia 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.