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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.

Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 430
2 Deloitte 305
3 KPMG 290
4 Ernst & Young 265
5 Accenture 75
5 Grant Thornton 75
7 Lloyds Banking Group 60
8 BDO 55
9 Hewlett Packard 50
9 RSM 50
11 IBM 45
12 Civil Service 40
13 Essex County Council 35
13 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 35
13 Southampton Solent University 35
16 Arcadis 30
16 Barclays 30
16 Birmingham City Council 30
16 Capita 30
16 Church of England 30
16 Kent County Council 30
16 Savills 30
23 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 25
23 Cushman & Wakefield 25
23 Kier Group 25
23 Mazars 25
23 Network Rail 25
23 Suffolk County Council 25
23 University of Bedfordshire 25
23 Willis Towers Watson 25
31 Aecom 20
31 Atkins 20
31 BAE Systems 20
31 Carillion 20
31 CBRE 20
31 FDM 20
31 Gloucestershire County Council 20
31 HM Treasury 20
31 HSBC 20
31 JP Morgan 20
31 Laing O'Rourke 20
31 Lancashire County Council 20
31 Leeds City Council 20
31 Mott Macdonald 20
31 National Probation Service 20
31 Santander 20
31 Surrey County Council 20
31 Tesco 20
31 Transport For London 20
31 Vodafone 20
31 West Sussex County Council 20
52 Capgemini 15
52 Citi 15
52 Colliers International 15
52 Derbyshire County Council 15
52 Devon County Council 15
52 Goldman Sachs 15
52 Hampshire County Council 15
52 Her Majesty's Government 15
52 Hertfordshire County Council 15
52 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) 15
52 Jaguar Land Rover 15
52 Lambert Smith Hampton 15
52 Mace 15
52 Mercer 15
52 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 15
52 National Audit Office 15
52 Nationwide 15
52 Newsquest 15
52 Newton Europe 15
52 Norfolk County Council 15
52 Somerset County Council 15
52 Strutt & Parker 15
52 Turner & Townsend 15
52 Unspecified 15
52 Workman 15
77 Aberdeen City Council 10
77 Aberdeenshire Council 10
77 Amazon 10
77 Amey 10
77 Aon Hewitt 10
77 Arnold Clark 10
77 Arup 10
77 Atos 10
77 Aviva 10
77 Babcock 10
77 Baker & McKenzie 10
77 Balfour Beatty 10
77 Bristol City Council 10
77 British Airways 10
77 BT 10
77 Caerphilly County Borough Council 10
77 Cambridgeshire County Council 10
77 Carter Jonas 10
77 Costain 10
77 Coventry City Council 10
77 Cumbria County Council 10
77 Department for Work & Pensions 10
77 Deutsche Bank 10
77 Durham County Council 10
77 Durham University 10
77 East Sussex County Council 10
77 Enterprise 10
77 Fife Council 10
77 Financial Conduct Authority 10
77 Financial Ombudsman Service 10
77 Fisher German 10
77 Gardiner & Theobald 10
77 GlaxoSmithKline 10
77 Grayce 10
77 Hymans Robertson 10
77 Intel Corporation 10
77 Interserve 10
77 ITV 10
77 JDX Consulting 10
77 JLL 10
77 Kirklees Council 10
77 Knight Frank 10
77 Leicester City Council 10
77 Leicestershire County Council 10
77 Liverpool Hope University 10
77 MacIntyre Hudson 10
77 Manchester City Council 10
77 MBDA 10
77 Menzies LLP 10
77 Middlesbrough Council 10
77 Ministry of Justice 10
77 Morgan Stanley 10
77 National Grid 10
77 Newcastle City Council 10
77 Nissan 10
77 North Lanarkshire Council 10
77 Northumberland County Council 10
77 Nottingham County Council 10
77 Nottinghamshire County Council 10
77 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 10
77 Oliver Wyman 10
77 Procter & Gamble 10
77 Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council 10
77 Rolls-Royce 10
77 Sky 10
77 Smith & Williamson 10
77 South Lanarkshire Council 10
77 Southampton City Council 10
77 Staffordshire County Council 10
77 Sunderland City Council 10
77 Towers Watson 10
77 UHY Hacker Young 10
77 University of Bristol 10
77 University of Greenwich 10
77 Virgin 10
77 Wiltshire County Council 10
77 Zurich Financial Services 10

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.