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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.

Education – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Southampton Solent University 35
2 University of Bedfordshire 25
3 Durham University 10
3 Liverpool Hope University 10
3 University of Bristol 10
3 University of Greenwich 10
7 Aberystwyth University 5
7 Coventry University 5
7 Loughborough University 5
7 Manchester Metropolitan University 5
7 Oxford Brookes University 5
7 Sheffield Hallam University 5
7 University College London 5
7 University of Bradford 5
7 University of Cambridge 5
7 University of Central Lancashire 5
7 University of Edinburgh 5
7 University of Essex 5
7 University of Hertfordshire 5
7 University of Leeds 5
7 University of St Andrews 5
22 Bangor University Fewer than 5
22 British Council Fewer than 5
22 Brunel University Fewer than 5
22 Cambridge Assessment Fewer than 5
22 Cardiff University Fewer than 5
22 De Montfort University Fewer than 5
22 Department for Education Fewer than 5
22 Edge Hill University Fewer than 5
22 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
22 Goldsmiths, University of London Fewer than 5
22 HEFCE Fewer than 5
22 Imperial College London Fewer than 5
22 Keele University Fewer than 5
22 King's College London Fewer than 5
22 Lancaster University Fewer than 5
22 London Metropolitan University Fewer than 5
22 London South Bank University Fewer than 5
22 Nottingham Trent University Fewer than 5
22 Open University Fewer than 5
22 Peterborough Regional College Fewer than 5
22 Ravensbourne College Fewer than 5
22 Skills Development Scotland Fewer than 5
22 Staffordshire University Fewer than 5
22 Swansea University Fewer than 5
22 Teach First Fewer than 5
22 Teesside University Fewer than 5
22 UCAS Fewer than 5
22 United Learning Fewer than 5
22 University College Birmingham Fewer than 5
22 University of Bath Fewer than 5
22 University of Birmingham Fewer than 5
22 University of Bolton Fewer than 5
22 University of Derby Fewer than 5
22 University of Dundee Fewer than 5
22 University of East Anglia Fewer than 5
22 University of Glasgow Fewer than 5
22 University of Huddersfield Fewer than 5
22 University of Kent Fewer than 5
22 University of Leicester Fewer than 5
22 University of London Fewer than 5
22 University of Manchester Fewer than 5
22 University of Nottingham Fewer than 5
22 University of Oxford Fewer than 5
22 University of Plymouth Fewer than 5
22 University of Salford Fewer than 5
22 University of Sheffield Fewer than 5
22 University of Surrey Fewer than 5
22 University of Sussex Fewer than 5
22 University of Warwick Fewer than 5
22 University of Winchester Fewer than 5
22 University of York Fewer than 5
22 Unspecified 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.