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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.

South East – Manufacturing – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Hewlett Packard 15
2 BAE Systems 5
2 Procter & Gamble 5
2 Thales 5
5 Airbus Fewer than 5
5 Blackberry Fewer than 5
5 BMW Fewer than 5
5 British American Tobacco Fewer than 5
5 Eli Lilly Fewer than 5
5 General Electric Fewer than 5
5 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
5 Johnson & Johnson Fewer than 5
5 Johnson Matthey Fewer than 5
5 Kimberly-Clark Fewer than 5
5 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
5 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
5 Novartis Fewer than 5
5 PepsiCo Fewer than 5
5 Pfizer Fewer than 5
5 Qinetiq Fewer than 5
5 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
5 Sanofi Fewer than 5
5 Volkswagen Group 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.