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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.

Manufacturing – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Hewlett Packard 45
2 BAE Systems 15
2 Jaguar Land Rover 15
4 GlaxoSmithKline 10
4 Intel Corporation 10
4 Nissan 10
4 Procter & Gamble 10
4 Rolls-Royce 10
9 AstraZeneca 5
9 Bakkavör 5
9 Ford 5
9 Johnson Matthey 5
9 Kerry Group 5
9 MBDA 5
9 Nestlé 5
9 Qinetiq 5
9 Reckitt Benckiser 5
9 Tata Steel 5
9 Thales 5
9 Unilever 5
21 2 Sisters Food Group Fewer than 5
21 3M Fewer than 5
21 Abcam Fewer than 5
21 Actavis Fewer than 5
21 Airbus Fewer than 5
21 Almac Fewer than 5
21 Alstom Fewer than 5
21 Aston Martin Fewer than 5
21 Bentley Motors Fewer than 5
21 Blackberry Fewer than 5
21 BMW Fewer than 5
21 Bosch Fewer than 5
21 British American Tobacco Fewer than 5
21 Britvic Fewer than 5
21 Cargill Fewer than 5
21 CNH Industrial Fewer than 5
21 Cobham Fewer than 5
21 Coca Cola Fewer than 5
21 Cubis Industries Fewer than 5
21 Dale Farm Fewer than 5
21 Danone Fewer than 5
21 DePuy Synthes Fewer than 5
21 deVOL Kitchens Fewer than 5
21 Diageo Fewer than 5
21 Dialog Semiconductor Fewer than 5
21 Dyson Fewer than 5
21 Eli Lilly Fewer than 5
21 Essentra Fewer than 5
21 FP McCann Fewer than 5
21 General Electric Fewer than 5
21 Greene King Fewer than 5
21 Johnson & Johnson Fewer than 5
21 Kimberly-Clark Fewer than 5
21 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
21 L'Oreal Fewer than 5
21 Mars Fewer than 5
21 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
21 Moy Park Fewer than 5
21 Norbrook Laboratories Fewer than 5
21 Novartis Fewer than 5
21 PepsiCo Fewer than 5
21 Pernod Ricard Fewer than 5
21 Pfizer Fewer than 5
21 Randox Laboratories Fewer than 5
21 Red Bull Fewer than 5
21 Sanofi Fewer than 5
21 Schneider Electric Fewer than 5
21 Selex ES Fewer than 5
21 Sony Fewer than 5
21 Tarmac Fewer than 5
21 Terex Fewer than 5
21 Thermo Fisher Scientific Fewer than 5
21 Univar Fewer than 5
21 Unspecified Fewer than 5
21 Vauxhall Fewer than 5
21 Volkswagen Group Fewer than 5
21 Witheld Fewer than 5
21 Wren Living Fewer than 5
21 Xerox 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.