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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

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 445
2 Deloitte 330
3 KPMG 310
4 Ernst & Young 280
5 Atkins 150
6 Mott Macdonald 135
7 Aecom 110
8 Arup 95
9 Grant Thornton 75
10 Babcock 60
11 BDO 55
12 RSM 50
13 WSP Group 45
14 Arcadis 40
14 Renishaw 40
16 Mazars 25
16 Ricardo 25
18 CH2M Hill 20
18 Cundall 20
18 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) 20
18 Hoare Lea 20
18 Siemens AG 20
23 BuroHappold 15
23 Cambridge Consultants 15
23 Charles River Laboratories 15
23 Covance 15
23 Frazer-Nash Consultancy 15
23 Grontmij 15
23 James Fisher Nuclear 15
23 Lambert Smith Hampton 15
23 LGC Group 15
23 Newton Europe 15
23 Parexel 15
23 Peter Brett 15
23 RPS Group 15
23 Science & Technology Facilities Council 15
23 Turner & Townsend 15
23 Vets4Pets 15
39 Baker & McKenzie 10
39 Bechtel 10
39 Buro Happold 10
39 CVS Group Plc 10
39 Fairhurst 10
39 Foster & Partners 10
39 Gardiner & Theobald 10
39 Grayce 10
39 JDX Consulting 10
39 MacIntyre Hudson 10
39 Menzies LLP 10
39 Moore Stephens 10
39 National Nuclear Laboratory 10
39 Oliver Wyman 10
39 PA Consulting 10
39 PDSA 10
39 PRA International 10
39 Ramboll 10
39 RWS Group 10
39 Smith & Williamson 10
39 Spark44 10
39 Tata Technologies 10
39 UHY Hacker Young 10
39 Unspecified 10
63 ABB 5
63 Active Win 5
63 Adelphi Group 5
63 Aecon 5
63 AKQA 5
63 AKT II 5
63 ALcontrol 5
63 Alexander McQueen 5
63 ALS Environmental 5
63 Anderson, Anderson & Brown 5
63 Ashurt 5
63 Bailey Partnership 5
63 Baringa Partners 5
63 Barnes Roffe 5
63 BCG 5
63 BioReliance 5
63 Blick Rothenberg 5
63 Boston Consulting Group 5
63 Bow & Arrow 5
63 Brebners 5
63 Buzzacott 5
63 Capco 5
63 Catalyst 5
63 Cellmark 5
63 CLB Coopers 5
63 Communications Store 5
63 Communicourt 5
63 Companion Care Vets 5
63 Corporate Executive Board Company 5
63 Cotswold Archaeology 5
63 Crowe Clark Whitehill 5
63 CVS Pharmacy 5
63 Dalcour Maclearen 5
63 DCA Design International 5
63 Dentsu Aegis Network 5
63 Design Bridge 5
63 Doosan Babcock 5
63 dunnhumby 5
63 DWF 5
63 EA Technology 5
63 Edelman 5
63 Edif ERA 5
63 Efficio 5
63 Elliott Wood 5
63 Envigo 5
63 EPR Architects 5
63 Eurofins Scienctific 5
63 Faithful & Gould 5
63 Fluor 5
63 Forward 3D 5
63 FPCR Environment & Design Ltd 5
63 Freuds 5
63 FTI Consulting 5
63 Gensler 5
63 Gerald Eve 5
63 Gleeds 5
63 Haines Watts 5
63 Hammersmith Medicine Research 5
63 Harris Pye 5
63 Havas 5
63 Heatherwick Studio 5
63 Highcroft Veterinary Group 5
63 HW Fisher 5
63 Idom Merebrook 5
63 Imagination Technologies 5
63 INC Research 5
63 Independent Vetcare 5
63 Instinctif Partners 5
63 Intertek 5
63 inVentiv Health 5
63 Ipsos MORI 5
63 IRIS 5
63 Irwin Mitchell 5
63 James Cowper Kreston 5
63 JBA Consulting 5
63 Jenny Packham 5
63 Jeremy Gardner Associates 5
63 JMP Consultants 5
63 JNP Group 5
63 Johnston Carmichael 5
63 Kingston Smith 5
63 Linklaters 5
63 Louis Vuitton 5
63 Lyons Davidson Solicitors 5
63 M&C Saatchi 5
63 Malcolm Hollis 5
63 Max Fordham 5
63 MBDA 5
63 McKinsey & Company 5
63 MediaCom 5
63 MedPharm 5
63 Met Office 5
63 Millward Brown 5
63 Mindshare 5
63 MWH Global 5
63 Nanoco Technologies 5
63 Natural England 5
63 Nyman Libson Paul 5
63 Ogilvy 5
63 Opus 5
63 ORC International 5
63 Ordnance Survey 5
63 Parker Hannifin 5
63 Pell Frischmann 5
63 Penso 5
63 Pick Everard 5
63 PM Group 5
63 Public Health England 5
63 Quanticate 5
63 QuintilesIMS 5
63 Quotient Clinical 5
63 Redx Pharma 5
63 Resource Group 5
63 Ridge & Partners 5
63 Roffe Swayne 5
63 Saatchi & Saatchi 5
63 Saffery Champness 5
63 Shoosmiths 5
63 SJD Accountancy 5
63 Slater and Gordon 5
63 Solent Creatives 5
63 Soletrader 5
63 Source BioScience 5
63 Starcom MediaVest 5
63 Sweett Group 5
63 The Hub 5
63 Think Jam 5
63 Thinking Juice 5
63 Tony Gee & Partners 5
63 tp bennett 5
63 Unspecified Employer 5
63 Unspecified Engineering Company 5
63 Unspecified Marketing Company 5
63 Vet 5
63 Visage 5
63 Waterman Group 5
63 WCRS 5
63 WDR & RT Taggart 5
63 Wessex Archaeology 5
63 White Ink Architects 5
63 Wilkins Kennedy 5
63 Willows Veterinary Group 5
63 Wilson Imports 5
63 Wowcher 5
63 WS Atkins 5
63 WYG 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.