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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.

Accommodation & food

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 McDonald's 70
2 Costa Coffee 25
3 Mitchells & Butlers 20
3 Premier Inn 20
5 Hilton Hotels 15
5 J D Wetherspoon 15
5 Whitbread 15
8 Domino's Pizza 10
8 KFC 10
8 Starbucks 10
11 Ask Italian 5
11 BaxterStorey 5
11 Burger King 5
11 Carluccio's 5
11 Compass Group 5
11 Crystal 5
11 Greene King 5
11 Holiday Inn 5
11 Jurys Inn 5
11 Marriott International 5
11 Nando's 5
11 Park Resorts 5
11 Pizza Express 5
11 Pizza Hut 5
11 Pontins 5
11 Subway 5
11 Travelodge 5
11 Unspecified 5
11 White Lodging 5
30 Bourne Leisure Fewer than 5
30 De Vere Venues Fewer than 5
30 Department for Communities and Local Government Fewer than 5
30 Thistle Hotels Fewer than 5
30 Unkown 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.