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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.

Financial & insurance – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Lloyds Banking Group 45
2 Barclays 30
3 HSBC 25
4 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 15
5 Santander 10
6 Bank of America 5
6 Citi 5
6 Deutsche Bank 5
6 Goldman Sachs 5
6 JP Morgan 5
6 Morgan Stanley 5
6 Nationwide 5
6 UBS 5
14 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
14 American Express Fewer than 5
14 Bank of England Fewer than 5
14 Bank of New York Fewer than 5
14 BlackRock Fewer than 5
14 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
14 BNY Mellon Fewer than 5
14 Close Brothers Fewer than 5
14 Commerzbank Fewer than 5
14 Coutts Fewer than 5
14 Direct Line Fewer than 5
14 Halifax Fewer than 5
14 Lazard Fewer than 5
14 London Stock Exchange Fewer than 5
14 M&G Investments Fewer than 5
14 Macquarie Fewer than 5
14 Metro Bank Fewer than 5
14 Nomura Fewer than 5
14 Octopus Investments Fewer than 5
14 RBC Capital Markets Fewer than 5
14 Royal Bank of Canada Fewer than 5
14 Schroders Fewer than 5
14 Standard Life Fewer than 5
14 ThinkMoney Fewer than 5
14 Travelex Fewer than 5
14 TSB Fewer than 5
14 Zurich Financial Services 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.