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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Lloyds Banking Group 60
2 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 35
3 Barclays 30
4 HSBC 20
4 JP Morgan 20
4 Santander 20
7 Citi 15
7 Goldman Sachs 15
7 Nationwide 15
10 Aon Hewitt 10
10 Aviva 10
10 Deutsche Bank 10
10 Hymans Robertson 10
10 Morgan Stanley 10
10 Zurich Financial Services 10
16 Aberdeen Asset Management 5
16 American Express 5
16 Augentius 5
16 AXA 5
16 Bank of America 5
16 Bank of England 5
16 Bank of Ireland 5
16 Barnett Waddingham 5
16 BNP Paribas 5
16 Co-operative (Co-Op) 5
16 Credit Suisse 5
16 Direct Line 5
16 Fidelity 5
16 First Actuarial 5
16 Hargreaves Lansdown 5
16 Huntswood 5
16 Investec 5
16 Langham Hall 5
16 LCP 5
16 Legal & General 5
16 Liverpool Victoria 5
16 Nomura 5
16 Punter Southall 5
16 QBE 5
16 Royal London 5
16 Schroders 5
16 Standard Chartered Bank 5
16 Standard Life 5
16 State Street 5
16 Swiss Re 5
16 UBS 5
47 Admiral Fewer than 5
47 AIG Fewer than 5
47 AJ Bell Fewer than 5
47 Alliance Trust Fewer than 5
47 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
47 Arthur J Gallagher Fewer than 5
47 Aspen Insurance Fewer than 5
47 Atradius Fewer than 5
47 Bank of New York Fewer than 5
47 BGL Group Fewer than 5
47 Bibby Line Group Fewer than 5
47 BlackRock Fewer than 5
47 BNY Mellon Fewer than 5
47 Capital One Fewer than 5
47 Close Brothers Fewer than 5
47 Computershare Fewer than 5
47 Coutts Fewer than 5
47 Covea Insurance Fewer than 5
47 Ebury Fewer than 5
47 Equiniti Fewer than 5
47 Ford Fewer than 5
47 Funding Circle Fewer than 5
47 General Electric Fewer than 5
47 Guy Carpenter Fewer than 5
47 Henderson Global Investors Fewer than 5
47 Hiscox Fewer than 5
47 ICAP Fewer than 5
47 ING Fewer than 5
47 Jardine Lloyd Thompson Fewer than 5
47 Leeds Building Society Fewer than 5
47 London School of Economics & Political Science Fewer than 5
47 London Stock Exchange Fewer than 5
47 Macquarie Fewer than 5
47 Marsh Fewer than 5
47 Metro Bank Fewer than 5
47 NFU Mutual Fewer than 5
47 Northern Trust Fewer than 5
47 Rothesay Life Fewer than 5
47 Skipton Building Society Fewer than 5
47 Société Générale Fewer than 5
47 Tesco Fewer than 5
47 Together Fewer than 5
47 TSB Fewer than 5
47 TSYS Fewer than 5
47 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
47 Vanquis Bank Fewer than 5
47 Virgin Fewer than 5
47 Wells Fargo Fewer than 5
47 Winton Capital Management Fewer than 5
47 Xafinity Fewer than 5
47 XL Catlin Fewer than 5
47 Yorkshire Bank Fewer than 5
47 Yorkshire Building Society 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.