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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.

Financial & insurance – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Lloyds Banking Group 50
2 Barclays 25
3 HSBC 20
4 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 15
5 Santander 10
6 Allianz Insurance 5
6 Citi 5
6 Credit Suisse 5
6 Goldman Sachs 5
6 JP Morgan 5
6 Morgan Stanley 5
6 Nomura 5
6 UBS 5
14 Aberdeen Asset Management Fewer than 5
14 Admiral Fewer than 5
14 Aon Hewitt Fewer than 5
14 Argentex Fewer than 5
14 AXA Fewer than 5
14 Bank of America Fewer than 5
14 Bank of England Fewer than 5
14 Bank of Ireland Fewer than 5
14 Berenberg Fewer than 5
14 BlackRock Fewer than 5
14 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
14 Close Brothers Fewer than 5
14 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
14 Covea Insurance Fewer than 5
14 Ebury Fewer than 5
14 Hastings Direct Fewer than 5
14 ING Fewer than 5
14 Investec Fewer than 5
14 Macquarie Fewer than 5
14 Nationwide Fewer than 5
14 NatWest Fewer than 5
14 Northern Trust Fewer than 5
14 Rothschild Fewer than 5
14 Royal Bank of Canada Fewer than 5
14 RSA Fewer than 5
14 Standard Chartered Bank Fewer than 5
14 Tesco Fewer than 5
14 Unspecified Fewer than 5
14 Yorkshire Building Society Fewer than 5
14 Zurich Financial Services 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.