Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry is, for the third consecutive year, the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. You can filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Accommodation & food – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 McDonald's 5
1 Subway 5
1 Whitbread 5
4 Compass Group Fewer than 5
4 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
4 Greene King Fewer than 5
4 Holiday Inn Fewer than 5
4 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
4 Nando's Fewer than 5
4 Pizza Express Fewer than 5
4 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
4 Revolution Bars Fewer than 5
4 Starbucks Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2014–15) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.