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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.

Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Jaguar Land Rover 165
2 Atkins 125
2 Hewlett Packard 125
4 BAE Systems 115
5 IBM 110
5 Mott Macdonald 110
7 Accenture 100
7 Rolls-Royce 100
9 Aecom 90
10 Arup 85
11 Jacobs Engineering 75
12 BT 55
12 Sky 55
14 FDM 50
15 Babcock 45
15 Capita 45
15 JP Morgan 45
18 Balfour Beatty 40
18 General Electric 40
18 WSP Group 40
21 GlaxoSmithKline 35
21 Kier Group 35
21 Laing O'Rourke 35
21 Network Rail 35
21 Renishaw 35
26 Airbus 30
26 Capgemini 30
26 CGI Group 30
26 Ford 30
26 Goldman Sachs 30
26 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 30
26 Thales 30
33 Amey 25
33 BP 25
33 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 25
33 Cisco Systems 25
33 Deloitte 25
33 Dyson 25
33 QA 25
33 Ricardo 25
33 Sellafield 25
33 Shell 25
33 Siemens AG 25
33 Transport For London 25
45 Acturis 20
45 Amazon 20
45 ARM 20
45 AstraZeneca 20
45 Atos 20
45 Barclays 20
45 Bloomberg 20
45 Costain 20
45 Cummins 20
45 Cundall 20
45 Hoare Lea 20
45 Johnson Matthey 20
45 KPMG 20
45 Lloyds Banking Group 20
45 MBDA 20
45 Qinetiq 20
45 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 20
45 Schlumberger 20
45 Skanska 20
45 Tata Steel 20
45 Unilever 20
66 AMEC 15
66 Baker Hughes 15
66 Bam Nuttall 15
66 Bank of America 15
66 Bentley Motors 15
66 BuroHappold 15
66 Cambridge Consultants 15
66 Carillion 15
66 Caterpillar 15
66 CH2M Hill 15
66 Charles River Laboratories 15
66 Citi 15
66 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) 15
66 Environment Agency 15
66 Ernst & Young 15
66 ExxonMobil 15
66 Fidessa 15
66 First Derivatives 15
66 Frazer-Nash Consultancy 15
66 Fujitsu 15
66 Google 15
66 Grontmij 15
66 Interserve 15
66 JCB 15
66 Liverpool Hope University 15
66 Lockheed Martin 15
66 Microsoft 15
66 Morgan Sindall 15
66 Morgan Stanley 15
66 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 15
66 Procter & Gamble 15
66 RPS Group 15
66 Science & Technology Facilities Council 15
66 Triumph Motorcycles 15
66 University of Oxford 15
66 Vodafone 15

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.