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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.

Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Army 95
2 Aldi 80
3 Tesco 55
4 Enterprise 45
4 Lloyds Banking Group 45
4 Sainsbury's 45
7 Majestic Wine 40
8 Royal Air Force (RAF) 35
9 Barclays 30
9 Royal Navy 30
11 HSBC 25
11 Marks & Spencer 25
11 Royal Mail 25
14 Asda 20
14 Boots 20
14 Lidl 20
17 DHL 15
17 Explore Learning 15
17 Hollister 15
17 John Lewis Partnership 15
17 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 15
17 United Parcel Service 15
17 Waitrose 15
24 Abercrombie & Fitch 10
24 BHS 10
24 McDonald's 10
24 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 10
24 Morrisons 10
24 Network Rail 10
24 Primark 10
24 Rolls-Royce 10
24 Santander 10
24 Topshop 10
34 AllSaints 5
34 Amazon 5
34 Amey 5
34 Anglian Water 5
34 Argos 5
34 Arriva 5
34 B&Q 5
34 Bakkavör 5
34 Balfour Beatty 5
34 Bam Nuttall 5
34 Bank of America 5
34 Barnardo's 5
34 Barratt Developments 5
34 Benefit Cosmetics 5
34 Brookfield Multiplex 5
34 Carphone Warehouse 5
34 Citi 5
34 Co-operative (Co-Op) 5
34 Costa Coffee 5
34 Debenhams 5
34 Decathlon 5
34 Deutsche Bank 5
34 Dixons 5
34 Dunelm Mill 5
34 Durham University 5
34 Edmundson Electrical 5
34 EE 5
34 Farmfoods 5
34 Fat Face 5
34 Fenwick 5
34 Ford 5
34 Fossil Group 5
34 General Electric 5
34 Gist 5
34 Goldman Sachs 5
34 H & M 5
34 Halfords 5
34 Harrods 5
34 Hewlett Packard 5
34 Holland & Barrett 5
34 Home Retail Group 5
34 IBM 5
34 Iceland 5
34 Jaguar Land Rover 5
34 Jewson 5
34 Joules 5
34 Joy 5
34 JP Morgan 5
34 Keepmoat 5
34 KFC 5
34 Kurt Geiger 5
34 Lafarge Tarmac 5
34 Lendlease 5
34 Liverpool Guild of Students 5
34 L'Oreal 5
34 Mercedes-Benz 5
34 Morgan Sindall 5
34 Morgan Stanley 5
34 Nationwide 5
34 New Look 5
34 Next 5
34 Norbert Dentressangle 5
34 Nottinghamshire County Council 5
34 Ocado 5
34 Pandora 5
34 River Island 5
34 Schuh 5
34 Specsavers 5
34 St George's Hospital 5
34 Starcom MediaVest 5
34 Subway 5
34 Superdrug 5
34 Taylor Wimpey 5
34 Toys R Us 5
34 Transport For London 5
34 Travis Perkins 5
34 UBS 5
34 University of Bath 5
34 University of Exeter 5
34 University of West London 5
34 Unspecified 5
34 Virgin 5
34 Vodafone 5
34 William Hill 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.