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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry continues to be the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Manufacturing – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Jaguar Land Rover 15
2 BAE Systems 10
2 Ford 10
2 GlaxoSmithKline 10
2 Intel Corporation 10
2 Procter & Gamble 10
2 Reckitt Benckiser 10
2 Rolls-Royce 10
2 Thales 10
10 Aston Martin 5
10 AstraZeneca 5
10 BMW 5
10 General Electric 5
10 Hewlett Packard 5
10 Imperial Tobacco 5
10 L'Oreal 5
10 Nestlé 5
10 Nissan 5
10 Qinetiq 5
10 RB 5
10 Sanofi 5
10 Unilever 5
10 United Biscuits 5
24 2 Sisters Food Group Fewer than 5
24 Advanced Medical Solutions Fewer than 5
24 Airbus Fewer than 5
24 AkzoNobel Fewer than 5
24 Arla Foods Fewer than 5
24 ARM Fewer than 5
24 Associated British Foods Fewer than 5
24 Bakkavör Fewer than 5
24 Bentley Motors Fewer than 5
24 British Sugar Fewer than 5
24 Cargill Fewer than 5
24 Carlsberg Fewer than 5
24 Cavendish Nuclear Fewer than 5
24 Cummins Fewer than 5
24 Dale Farm Fewer than 5
24 Diageo Fewer than 5
24 Dyson Fewer than 5
24 GKN Aerospace Fewer than 5
24 Henkel Fewer than 5
24 INEOS Fewer than 5
24 Intelligent Energy Fewer than 5
24 Johnson & Johnson Fewer than 5
24 Johnson Matthey Fewer than 5
24 Kellogg's Fewer than 5
24 Kerry Group Fewer than 5
24 Kimberly-Clark Fewer than 5
24 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
24 Lonza Biologics Fewer than 5
24 Mars Fewer than 5
24 MBDA Fewer than 5
24 McLaren Fewer than 5
24 Mercedes-Benz Fewer than 5
24 Moy Park Fewer than 5
24 Norbrook Laboratories Fewer than 5
24 Novartis Fewer than 5
24 Owen Mumford Fewer than 5
24 PepsiCo Fewer than 5
24 Pernod Ricard Fewer than 5
24 Phillips 66 Fewer than 5
24 PZ Cussons Fewer than 5
24 Randox Laboratories Fewer than 5
24 Ransomes Jacobsen Fewer than 5
24 Raytheon Private Sector Fewer than 5
24 SDL International Fewer than 5
24 Seagate Technology Fewer than 5
24 Selex ES Fewer than 5
24 Signalling Solutions Fewer than 5
24 Sony Fewer than 5
24 Tata Steel Fewer than 5
24 Terex Fewer than 5
24 Tesla Motors Fewer than 5
24 Triumph Motorcycles Fewer than 5
24 UK Greetings Fewer than 5
24 Ultra Electronics Fewer than 5
24 Urenco Group Fewer than 5
24 Xerox Fewer than 5
24 Zone Creations Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2013–14) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.