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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.

Health professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 325
2 Specsavers 235
3 Lloyds Pharmacy 100
4 National Health Service (NHS) 95
5 Vision Express 45
6 Physio World 40
7 NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde 30
8 Day Lewis Pharmacy 25
8 Tesco 25
10 Co-operative (Co-Op) 20
10 Medicare 20
12 Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 15
12 Aneurin Bevan Health Board 15
12 Gordons Chemist 15
12 King's College Hospital 15
12 Northwick Park Hospital 15
12 Optical Express 15
12 Queen's Medical Centre 15
12 Rowlands Pharmacy 15
12 Sainsbury's 15
12 Salisbury District Hospital 15
12 Unspecified Pharmacy 15
23 Addenbrooke's Hospital 10
23 Alpha Hospitals 10
23 Bedford Hospital NHS Trust 10
23 Britannia Pharmacy 10
23 Chesterfield Royal Hospital 10
23 Clear Pharmacy 10
23 Cohens Chemist 10
23 Kamsons Pharmacy 10
23 Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 10
23 Lloyds Banking Group 10
23 Manor Pharmacy 10
23 Medivet 10
23 NHS Ayrshire & Arran 10
23 NHS Lothian 10
23 Norfolk & Norwich Hospital 10
23 Paydens Pharmacy 10
23 PDSA 10
23 Queen's Hospital 10
23 Royal Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 10
23 Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 10
23 Royal Free Hospital 10
23 Southampton General Hospital 10
23 St George's Hospital 10
23 Sunderland Royal Hospital 10
23 Superdrug 10
23 Unspecified 10
23 Whittington Hospital 10
50 Age UK 5
50 Alliance Medical 5
50 Allied Pharmacies 5
50 Amplifon 5
50 Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust 5
50 Belfast Health & Social Care Trust 5
50 BMI Healthcare 5
50 Bupa 5
50 Cambian Group 5
50 Cardiff University 5
50 Clockwork Pharmacy 5
50 Community Pharmacy 5
50 CVS Pharmacy 5
50 Cwm Taf Local Health Board 5
50 Cygnet Health Care 5
50 Eastbourne District General Hospital 5
50 Freeman Hospital 5
50 Frenchay Hospital 5
50 Great Ormond Street Hospital 5
50 Great Western Hospital 5
50 Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust 5
50 Hale Veterinary Group 5
50 Healthcare at Home 5
50 Heart of England NHS Trust 5
50 Heartlands Hospital 5
50 Homerton University Hospital 5
50 Hong Kong Hospital Authority 5
50 Jade Pharmacy 5
50 James Cook University Hospital 5
50 James Paget Hospital 5
50 John Radcliffe Hospital 5
50 Kettering General Hospital 5
50 Knights Pharmacy 5
50 Luton & Dunstable Hospital 5
50 Maidstone Hospital 5
50 McKay Pharmacy 5
50 Medway NHS Foundation Trust 5
50 Morrisons 5
50 Myserscough Veterinary Group 5
50 New Cross Hospital 5
50 NHS Fife 5
50 NHS Professionals 5
50 Ninewells Hospital 5
50 North Middlesex Hospital 5
50 North West London Hospitals NHS Trust 5
50 Northampton General Hospital 5
50 Northern General Hospital NHS 5
50 Nuffield Health 5
50 Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust 5
50 Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 5
50 Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 5
50 Priory Group 5
50 Rethink 5
50 Royal Berkshire Hospital 5
50 Royal Blackburn Hospital 5
50 Royal Bolton Hospital 5
50 Royal Bournemouth Hospital 5
50 Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust 5
50 Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust 5
50 Royal Marsden Hospital 5
50 Royal Preston Hospital 5
50 Royal Surrey Hospital 5
50 Royal Sussex County Hospital 5
50 Royal United Hospital 5
50 Shuropody 5
50 Solent NHS Trust 5
50 Southend Hospital 5
50 Southern Health & Social Care Trust 5
50 Southmead Hospital 5
50 Stafford Hospital NHS 5
50 Surrey County Council 5
50 Touchwood Pharmacy 5
50 Unavailable 5
50 University Hospital Lewisham 5
50 University Hospital of North Staffordshire 5
50 University Hospital of South Manchester 5
50 University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire 5
50 University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 5
50 Unspecfied Veterinary Practice 5
50 Velindre Hospital 5
50 Veterinary Practice 5
50 Virgin 5
50 Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 5
50 Warwick Hospital 5
50 West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust 5
50 West Suffolk Hospital 5
50 Whipps Cross Hospital 5
50 Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 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.