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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 – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 BAE Systems 45
2 IBM 35
3 Atkins 30
4 Hewlett Packard 25
5 Laing O'Rourke 20
6 University of Oxford 15
7 BP 10
7 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) 10
7 ExxonMobil 10
7 Fidessa 10
7 Jacobs Engineering 10
7 Microsoft 10
7 Network Rail 10
7 Qinetiq 10
7 Ricardo 10
7 Science & Technology Facilities Council 10
7 Thales 10
7 Vodafone 10
19 Abbott UK 5
19 Allianz Insurance 5
19 American Express 5
19 Amey 5
19 Arqiva 5
19 AWE 5
19 Balfour Beatty 5
19 Bam Nuttall 5
19 BOC 5
19 BT 5
19 CA Technologies 5
19 Capgemini 5
19 Capita 5
19 Cellmark 5
19 CGI Group 5
19 Cisco Systems 5
19 Costain 5
19 Cotswold Archaeology 5
19 Experior 5
19 Fluor 5
19 Fujitsu 5
19 General Electric 5
19 GlaxoSmithKline 5
19 Grontmij 5
19 Home Retail Group 5
19 Kier Group 5
19 Lockheed Martin 5
19 Markerstudy 5
19 Mars 5
19 McLaren 5
19 MedPharm 5
19 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 5
19 Mott Macdonald 5
19 National Grid 5
19 National Instruments 5
19 Nuffield Health 5
19 O2 5
19 Ordnance Survey 5
19 Peter Brett 5
19 PRA International 5
19 Procter & Gamble 5
19 Ramboll 5
19 Raymarine Marine Electronics 5
19 Santander 5
19 Siemens AG 5
19 Softcat 5
19 Sophos 5
19 Southern Water 5
19 United Vanning 5
19 Virgin 5
19 WSP Group 5
70 Access Group Fewer than 5
70 Agile Solutions Fewer than 5
70 AMEC Fewer than 5
70 Apple Fewer than 5
70 Aviva Fewer than 5
70 AXA Fewer than 5
70 Babcock Fewer than 5
70 Bakkavör Fewer than 5
70 Barnett Waddingham Fewer than 5
70 BG Group Fewer than 5
70 Biffa Fewer than 5
70 BMW Fewer than 5
70 Body Shop Fewer than 5
70 British American Tobacco Fewer than 5
70 British Army Fewer than 5
70 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
70 British Gas Fewer than 5
70 Buckinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
70 Bupa Fewer than 5
70 CALA Homes Fewer than 5
70 Carillion Fewer than 5
70 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
70 Centrica Fewer than 5
70 Cobham Fewer than 5
70 Corporate Executive Board Company Fewer than 5
70 Coty Fewer than 5
70 Covea Insurance Fewer than 5
70 CSC Fewer than 5
70 Cummins Fewer than 5
70 Cyienet Fewer than 5
70 Daisy Group Fewer than 5
70 Deloitte Fewer than 5
70 Delphi Fewer than 5
70 Dimension Data Fewer than 5
70 Dovetail Games Fewer than 5
70 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
70 Edif ERA Fewer than 5
70 Eli Lilly Fewer than 5
70 Elsevier Fewer than 5
70 English Heritage Fewer than 5
70 Equiniti Fewer than 5
70 Estée Lauder Fewer than 5
70 esure Fewer than 5
70 Experian Fewer than 5
70 F C C Environment Fewer than 5
70 Fisher Clinical Services Fewer than 5
70 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Fewer than 5
70 Frazer-Nash Consultancy Fewer than 5
70 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
70 Gartner Fewer than 5
70 Gatwick Airport Fewer than 5
70 Gforces Fewer than 5
70 Global Radio Fewer than 5
70 Graham Fewer than 5
70 Hampshire County Council Fewer than 5
70 Hastings Direct Fewer than 5
70 Hawk-Eye Innovations Fewer than 5
70 Hoare Lea Fewer than 5
70 Holiday Extras Fewer than 5
70 Hospira Fewer than 5
70 Hutchinson's Fewer than 5
70 INC Research Fewer than 5
70 Interserve Fewer than 5
70 IRIS Fewer than 5
70 JBA Consulting Fewer than 5
70 JNP Group Fewer than 5
70 Keyence Fewer than 5
70 Kimberly-Clark Fewer than 5
70 Legal & General Fewer than 5
70 LGC Group Fewer than 5
70 Meggitt Fewer than 5
70 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
70 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
70 Mouchel Fewer than 5
70 MWR InfoSecurity Fewer than 5
70 Natural England Fewer than 5
70 Ncc Group Fewer than 5
70 NewVoiceMedia Fewer than 5
70 NG Bailey Fewer than 5
70 Novartis Fewer than 5
70 Open University Fewer than 5
70 Opus Fewer than 5
70 Oxford University Press Fewer than 5
70 Parker Hannifin Fewer than 5
70 Pfizer Fewer than 5
70 Portsmouth Water Fewer than 5
70 Prudential Fewer than 5
70 Public Health England Fewer than 5
70 QuintilesIMS Fewer than 5
70 Reckitt Benckiser Fewer than 5
70 Rentokil Fewer than 5
70 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
70 Royal Air Force (RAF) Fewer than 5
70 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Fewer than 5
70 Royal Holloway, University of London Fewer than 5
70 RPS Group Fewer than 5
70 RSM Fewer than 5
70 RSPCA Fewer than 5
70 RWS Group Fewer than 5
70 Sanofi Fewer than 5
70 SAS Fewer than 5
70 Schlumberger Fewer than 5
70 Scottish & Southern Energy Fewer than 5
70 Selex ES Fewer than 5
70 Skanska Fewer than 5
70 SMC Fewer than 5
70 Sony Fewer than 5
70 SSE Fewer than 5
70 Surrey County Council Fewer than 5
70 Surrey Police Fewer than 5
70 T.G.I. Friday's Fewer than 5
70 Tech Data Fewer than 5
70 TEKsystems Fewer than 5
70 Testology Fewer than 5
70 Thames Valley Police Fewer than 5
70 Thames Water Fewer than 5
70 Thermo Fisher Scientific Fewer than 5
70 Tony Gee & Partners Fewer than 5
70 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
70 Ultra Electronics Fewer than 5
70 Unilever Fewer than 5
70 United Biscuits Fewer than 5
70 University of Brighton Fewer than 5
70 University of Greenwich Fewer than 5
70 University of Kent Fewer than 5
70 University of Southampton Fewer than 5
70 University of Surrey Fewer than 5
70 University of Winchester Fewer than 5
70 Unspecified Engineering Company Fewer than 5
70 Vinci Construction Fewer than 5
70 Volkswagen Group Fewer than 5
70 Waitrose Fewer than 5
70 Willis Towers Watson Fewer than 5
70 Yell Fewer than 5
70 Zodiac Aerospace0 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.