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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.

London – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Lloyds Banking Group 25
2 Barclays 10
2 Enterprise 10
2 HSBC 10
2 Lidl 10
2 Marks & Spencer 10
2 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 10
8 Amazon 5
8 Apple 5
8 British Airways 5
8 British Army 5
8 Credit Suisse 5
8 DHL 5
8 Explore Learning 5
8 Goldman Sachs 5
8 JP Morgan 5
8 Lendlease 5
8 L'Oreal 5
8 Mace 5
8 Majestic Wine 5
8 Morgan Stanley 5
8 Network Rail 5
8 Nomura 5
8 Primark 5
8 Royal Mail 5
8 Sainsbury's 5
8 Tiger 5
8 Transport For London 5
8 UBS 5
8 Waitrose 5
31 Aberdeen Asset Management Fewer than 5
31 Accenture Fewer than 5
31 Aldi Fewer than 5
31 Ann Summers Fewer than 5
31 Aon Hewitt Fewer than 5
31 Arcadia Fewer than 5
31 Argentex Fewer than 5
31 Asda Fewer than 5
31 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
31 Bank of America Fewer than 5
31 Bank of England Fewer than 5
31 Barnet Council Fewer than 5
31 bathstore Fewer than 5
31 Berenberg Fewer than 5
31 Berkeley Homes Fewer than 5
31 Betfred Fewer than 5
31 BHS Fewer than 5
31 BlackRock Fewer than 5
31 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
31 Body Shop Fewer than 5
31 Boots Fewer than 5
31 Bouygues UK Fewer than 5
31 BP Fewer than 5
31 BT Fewer than 5
31 Capita Fewer than 5
31 Carat Fewer than 5
31 Carillion Fewer than 5
31 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
31 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
31 Citi Fewer than 5
31 Civil Service Fewer than 5
31 Clarks Fewer than 5
31 Close Brothers Fewer than 5
31 Coca Cola Fewer than 5
31 Coty Fewer than 5
31 Countryside Properties Fewer than 5
31 Danone Fewer than 5
31 Deliveroo Fewer than 5
31 Dixons Fewer than 5
31 Doddle Fewer than 5
31 Ebury Fewer than 5
31 Fenwick Fewer than 5
31 Financial Ombudsman Service Fewer than 5
31 First Group Fewer than 5
31 Framestore Fewer than 5
31 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
31 Gap Fewer than 5
31 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
31 H & M Fewer than 5
31 Halfords Fewer than 5
31 Heathrow Airport Fewer than 5
31 HM Prison Belmarsh Fewer than 5
31 Hollister Fewer than 5
31 Home Office Fewer than 5
31 House of Commons Fewer than 5
31 ING Fewer than 5
31 Interserve Fewer than 5
31 Investec Fewer than 5
31 ISG Pearce Fewer than 5
31 JD Sports Fewer than 5
31 Jo Malone Fewer than 5
31 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
31 Ladbrokes Fewer than 5
31 London Borough of Croydon Fewer than 5
31 London South Bank University Fewer than 5
31 Macquarie Fewer than 5
31 Mamas & Papas Fewer than 5
31 McDonald's Fewer than 5
31 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
31 Morrisons Fewer than 5
31 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
31 New Look Fewer than 5
31 Northern Trust Fewer than 5
31 O2 Fewer than 5
31 Oasis Fewer than 5
31 Overbury Fewer than 5
31 Oxfam Fewer than 5
31 PA Consulting Fewer than 5
31 Post Office Fewer than 5
31 Procurement Leaders Fewer than 5
31 Rothschild Fewer than 5
31 Royal Bank of Canada Fewer than 5
31 RSPCA Fewer than 5
31 Santander Fewer than 5
31 Selfridges Fewer than 5
31 Shell Fewer than 5
31 Specsavers Fewer than 5
31 Standard Chartered Bank Fewer than 5
31 Superdrug Fewer than 5
31 Sweaty Betty Fewer than 5
31 Tesco Fewer than 5
31 The Perfume Shop Fewer than 5
31 The Tab Fewer than 5
31 Topshop Fewer than 5
31 Unilever Fewer than 5
31 University of East London Fewer than 5
31 Unspecified Fewer than 5
31 Vantage Point Group Fewer than 5
31 Victim Support Fewer than 5
31 Virgin Fewer than 5
31 Vodafone Fewer than 5
31 Wates Fewer than 5
31 Whitbread Fewer than 5
31 Wowcher 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.