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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Southampton Solent University 35
2 Kent County Council 30
3 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 25
4 Deloitte 20
4 West Sussex County Council 20
6 Ernst & Young 15
6 Grant Thornton 15
6 Hewlett Packard 15
6 KPMG 15
6 Vodafone 15
11 BDO 10
11 East Sussex County Council 10
11 Hampshire County Council 10
11 Laing O'Rourke 10
11 Newton Europe 10
11 RSM 10
11 Southampton City Council 10
11 Surrey County Council 10
19 Aecom 5
19 Atkins 5
19 BAE Systems 5
19 Buckinghamshire County Council 5
19 Capita 5
19 Centrica 5
19 Church of England 5
19 Dalcour Maclearen 5
19 Elsevier 5
19 Fisher German 5
19 Fujitsu 5
19 INC Research 5
19 Isle of Wight Council 5
19 James Cowper Kreston 5
19 Mazars 5
19 Medway Council 5
19 Menzies LLP 5
19 Michael Page 5
19 Network Rail 5
19 Oxford Brookes University 5
19 Oxford University Press 5
19 Oxfordshire County Council 5
19 Portsmouth City Council 5
19 Procter & Gamble 5
19 Reading Borough Council 5
19 Roffe Swayne 5
19 Santander 5
19 Savills 5
19 Strutt & Parker 5
19 Thales 5
19 Thames Valley Police 5
19 Thames Water 5
19 Towers Watson 5
19 Virgin 5
19 West Berkshire Council 5
19 Willis Towers Watson 5
55 Action For Children Fewer than 5
55 Airbus Fewer than 5
55 Allegis Group Fewer than 5
55 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
55 American Express Fewer than 5
55 Amey Fewer than 5
55 Aon Hewitt Fewer than 5
55 Assurity Consulting Fewer than 5
55 Avis Budget Group Fewer than 5
55 Aviva Fewer than 5
55 AXA Fewer than 5
55 B&Q Fewer than 5
55 Babcock Fewer than 5
55 Bailey Partnership Fewer than 5
55 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
55 Barnes Roffe Fewer than 5
55 Barratt Homes Fewer than 5
55 Bechtel Fewer than 5
55 Bellway Fewer than 5
55 Berkeley Homes Fewer than 5
55 Bibby Line Group Fewer than 5
55 Bidwells Fewer than 5
55 Biffa Fewer than 5
55 Blackberry Fewer than 5
55 BMW Fewer than 5
55 Boots Fewer than 5
55 Bouygues UK Fewer than 5
55 BP Fewer than 5
55 Bracknell Forest Council Fewer than 5
55 Brebners Fewer than 5
55 British Airways Fewer than 5
55 British American Tobacco Fewer than 5
55 Broadway Malyan Fewer than 5
55 BT Fewer than 5
55 Cabot Financial Fewer than 5
55 Carillion Fewer than 5
55 Carter Jonas Fewer than 5
55 Catalyst Fewer than 5
55 CBRE Fewer than 5
55 Cellmark Fewer than 5
55 CGI Group Fewer than 5
55 Christ Church Fewer than 5
55 Citizens Advice Fewer than 5
55 Clague Fewer than 5
55 Colliers International Fewer than 5
55 Computer Sciences Corporation Fewer than 5
55 Core Assets Fewer than 5
55 Corporate Executive Board Company Fewer than 5
55 Covance Fewer than 5
55 Covea Insurance Fewer than 5
55 Crowe Clark Whitehill Fewer than 5
55 CSC Fewer than 5
55 Eli Lilly Fewer than 5
55 Enterprise Fewer than 5
55 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
55 Equiniti Fewer than 5
55 Fidelity Fewer than 5
55 First Actuarial Fewer than 5
55 FIS Fewer than 5
55 FremantleMedia Fewer than 5
55 G T I Media Fewer than 5
55 G2 Legal Fewer than 5
55 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
55 General Electric Fewer than 5
55 GfK Fewer than 5
55 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
55 Gleeds Fewer than 5
55 Hawk-Eye Innovations Fewer than 5
55 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
55 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
55 HSBC Fewer than 5
55 Huntswood Fewer than 5
55 IBM Fewer than 5
55 Instinctif Partners Fewer than 5
55 Integer Research Fewer than 5
55 Interserve Fewer than 5
55 IRI Fewer than 5
55 ITV Fewer than 5
55 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
55 Johnson & Johnson Fewer than 5
55 Johnson Matthey Fewer than 5
55 Jones Lang Lasalle Fewer than 5
55 Kent Police Fewer than 5
55 Kier Group Fewer than 5
55 Kimberly-Clark Fewer than 5
55 Kingston Smith Fewer than 5
55 Lambert Smith Hampton Fewer than 5
55 Legal & General Fewer than 5
55 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
55 MacIntyre Hudson Fewer than 5
55 Mears Fewer than 5
55 Mercer Fewer than 5
55 Microsoft Fewer than 5
55 Milton Keynes Council Fewer than 5
55 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
55 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
55 Moore Stephens Fewer than 5
55 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
55 Mouchel Fewer than 5
55 NATS Fewer than 5
55 Net Natives Fewer than 5
55 Novartis Fewer than 5
55 Nuffield Health Fewer than 5
55 Office For National Statistics (ONS) Fewer than 5
55 Open University Fewer than 5
55 Opus Fewer than 5
55 Oxfam Fewer than 5
55 PepsiCo Fewer than 5
55 Peter Brett Fewer than 5
55 Pets At Home Fewer than 5
55 Pfizer Fewer than 5
55 PRA International Fewer than 5
55 Punter Southall Fewer than 5
55 QA Fewer than 5
55 Qinetiq Fewer than 5
55 Ridge & Partners Fewer than 5
55 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
55 RWS Group Fewer than 5
55 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
55 Sanofi Fewer than 5
55 SAS Fewer than 5
55 SJD Accountancy Fewer than 5
55 Slater and Gordon Fewer than 5
55 Slough Borough Council Fewer than 5
55 Smith & Williamson Fewer than 5
55 Sodexo Fewer than 5
55 Solent Creatives Fewer than 5
55 Sophos Fewer than 5
55 Southern Water Fewer than 5
55 Stride Treglown Fewer than 5
55 Taylor & Francis Fewer than 5
55 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
55 Telefónica Fewer than 5
55 The Huntercombe Group Fewer than 5
55 TNT Fewer than 5
55 Together Fewer than 5
55 Tommy Hilfiger Fewer than 5
55 University of Kent Fewer than 5
55 University of Oxford Fewer than 5
55 University of Surrey Fewer than 5
55 University of Sussex Fewer than 5
55 University of Winchester Fewer than 5
55 Unspecified Construction Company Fewer than 5
55 Valuation Office Agency Fewer than 5
55 Vanquis Bank Fewer than 5
55 Verint Systems Fewer than 5
55 Volkswagen Group Fewer than 5
55 Waitrose Fewer than 5
55 Wilkins Kennedy Fewer than 5
55 Willmott Dixon Fewer than 5
55 Wokingham Borough Council Fewer than 5
55 WYG Fewer than 5
55 Xafinity Fewer than 5
55 Yell Fewer than 5
55 Zurich Financial Services 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.