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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.

Professional, scientific & technical – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 430
2 Deloitte 305
3 KPMG 290
4 Ernst & Young 265
5 Grant Thornton 75
6 BDO 55
7 RSM 50
8 Arcadis 30
9 Mazars 25
10 Aecom 20
10 Atkins 20
10 Mott Macdonald 20
13 Lambert Smith Hampton 15
13 Newton Europe 15
13 Turner & Townsend 15
16 Arup 10
16 Babcock 10
16 Baker & McKenzie 10
16 Gardiner & Theobald 10
16 Grayce 10
16 JDX Consulting 10
16 MacIntyre Hudson 10
16 Menzies LLP 10
16 Oliver Wyman 10
16 Smith & Williamson 10
16 UHY Hacker Young 10
27 Active Win 5
27 Adelphi Group 5
27 Anderson, Anderson & Brown 5
27 Ashurt 5
27 Baringa Partners 5
27 Barnes Roffe 5
27 BCG 5
27 Blick Rothenberg 5
27 Boston Consulting Group 5
27 Bow & Arrow 5
27 Brebners 5
27 Buzzacott 5
27 Capco 5
27 CH2M Hill 5
27 CLB Coopers 5
27 Communications Store 5
27 Corporate Executive Board Company 5
27 Covance 5
27 Crowe Clark Whitehill 5
27 Dalcour Maclearen 5
27 Dentsu Aegis Network 5
27 Edelman 5
27 EPR Architects 5
27 Faithful & Gould 5
27 Foster & Partners 5
27 FPCR Environment & Design Ltd 5
27 Freuds 5
27 FTI Consulting 5
27 Gerald Eve 5
27 Gleeds 5
27 Haines Watts 5
27 Hammersmith Medicine Research 5
27 HW Fisher 5
27 INC Research 5
27 Instinctif Partners 5
27 inVentiv Health 5
27 Ipsos MORI 5
27 Irwin Mitchell 5
27 James Cowper Kreston 5
27 JMP Consultants 5
27 Johnston Carmichael 5
27 Kingston Smith 5
27 Lyons Davidson Solicitors 5
27 Malcolm Hollis 5
27 MBDA 5
27 McKinsey & Company 5
27 MediaCom 5
27 Mindshare 5
27 Moore Stephens 5
27 Nyman Libson Paul 5
27 Ogilvy 5
27 PA Consulting 5
27 Parexel 5
27 Peter Brett 5
27 Ridge & Partners 5
27 Roffe Swayne 5
27 Saatchi & Saatchi 5
27 Saffery Champness 5
27 Siemens AG 5
27 SJD Accountancy 5
27 Slater and Gordon 5
27 Starcom MediaVest 5
27 Sweett Group 5
27 Unspecified 5
27 WDR & RT Taggart 5
27 White Ink Architects 5
27 Wilkins Kennedy 5
27 Wowcher 5
27 WSP Group 5
27 WYG 5
97 3DReid Fewer than 5
97 ABB Fewer than 5
97 Addleshaw Goddard Fewer than 5
97 Admiral Fewer than 5
97 Aecon Fewer than 5
97 AEW Architects Fewer than 5
97 Affiliate Window Fewer than 5
97 AKQA Fewer than 5
97 Allen & Overy Fewer than 5
97 Allies & Morrison Fewer than 5
97 ALS Environmental Fewer than 5
97 AOL Fewer than 5
97 Assurity Consulting Fewer than 5
97 Audit Partnership Fewer than 5
97 Audit Scotland Fewer than 5
97 Axiom Fewer than 5
97 Bailey Partnership Fewer than 5
97 BDP Fewer than 5
97 Bechtel Fewer than 5
97 Bilfinger GVA Fewer than 5
97 Blue 449 Fewer than 5
97 Broadway Malyan Fewer than 5
97 Brown&Co Fewer than 5
97 Bureau Veritas Fewer than 5
97 C Space Fewer than 5
97 Captify Fewer than 5
97 Carat Fewer than 5
97 Catalyst Fewer than 5
97 Cellmark Fewer than 5
97 Charles River Laboratories Fewer than 5
97 Clague Fewer than 5
97 Clear Law Solicitors Fewer than 5
97 Clifford Chance Fewer than 5
97 Clyde & Co Fewer than 5
97 Communicourt Fewer than 5
97 Cundall Fewer than 5
97 DAC Beachcroft Fewer than 5
97 Dai Fewer than 5
97 DC Law Fewer than 5
97 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) Fewer than 5
97 DLA Piper Fewer than 5
97 Duncan Lewis Solicitors Fewer than 5
97 dunnhumby Fewer than 5
97 DWF Fewer than 5
97 Edif ERA Fewer than 5
97 Efficio Fewer than 5
97 Envigo Fewer than 5
97 Essence Digital Fewer than 5
97 everything different Fewer than 5
97 Express Solicitors Fewer than 5
97 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
97 FaulknerBrowns Fewer than 5
97 Fielden Clegg Bradley Studios Fewer than 5
97 Forward 3D Fewer than 5
97 French Duncan Fewer than 5
97 Freshfields Brukhaus Deringer Fewer than 5
97 Genpact Pharmalink Fewer than 5
97 Gensler Fewer than 5
97 GfK Fewer than 5
97 Grey Fewer than 5
97 Havas Fewer than 5
97 Hawkins\Brown Fewer than 5
97 Heatherwick Studio Fewer than 5
97 Herbert Smith Freehills Fewer than 5
97 HLM Architects Fewer than 5
97 Hogan Lovells Fewer than 5
97 Horwich Farrelly Fewer than 5
97 Hugh James Solicitors Fewer than 5
97 Imagination Technologies Fewer than 5
97 Integer Research Fewer than 5
97 Intertek Fewer than 5
97 IRI Fewer than 5
97 IRIS Fewer than 5
97 J. Walter Thompson Fewer than 5
97 James Fisher Nuclear Fewer than 5
97 Jenny Packham Fewer than 5
97 Kantar Worldpanel Fewer than 5
97 Keoghs Fewer than 5
97 Linklaters Fewer than 5
97 Louis Vuitton Fewer than 5
97 M&C Saatchi Fewer than 5
97 McCann Fewer than 5
97 Media Force Fewer than 5
97 MHP Fewer than 5
97 Millward Brown Fewer than 5
97 more2 Fewer than 5
97 Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) Fewer than 5
97 Mulberry Fewer than 5
97 MVF Global Fewer than 5
97 Myhomemove Fewer than 5
97 National Audit Office Fewer than 5
97 Natural England Fewer than 5
97 Net Natives Fewer than 5
97 NewLaw Fewer than 5
97 Optima Legal Fewer than 5
97 ORC International Fewer than 5
97 Parker Hannifin Fewer than 5
97 Periscopix Fewer than 5
97 Pick Everard Fewer than 5
97 Pinsent Masons Fewer than 5
97 PRA International Fewer than 5
97 Protiviti Fewer than 5
97 Purcell Fewer than 5
97 Quanticate Fewer than 5
97 QuintilesIMS Fewer than 5
97 R/GA Fewer than 5
97 Ramboll Fewer than 5
97 Ricardo Fewer than 5
97 RPS Group Fewer than 5
97 RWS Group Fewer than 5
97 Seven Hills Fewer than 5
97 Shoosmiths Fewer than 5
97 Smith Cooper Fewer than 5
97 Solent Creatives Fewer than 5
97 Soletrader Fewer than 5
97 Spark44 Fewer than 5
97 Stride Treglown Fewer than 5
97 The Big Partnership Fewer than 5
97 The Hub Fewer than 5
97 the7stars Fewer than 5
97 Think Jam Fewer than 5
97 Third Bridge Fewer than 5
97 tp bennett Fewer than 5
97 Undisclosed Fewer than 5
97 Unspecified Accountancy Firm Fewer than 5
97 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
97 Unspecified Engineering Company Fewer than 5
97 Visiongain Fewer than 5
97 WCRS Fewer than 5
97 Weber Shandwick Fewer than 5
97 Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors Fewer than 5
97 WS Atkins Fewer than 5
97 ZenithOptimedia 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.