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Top Graduate Employers

Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.

The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.

Construction

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Jacobs Engineering 60
2 Balfour Beatty 50
2 Kier Group 50
4 Skanska 35
5 Laing O'Rourke 25
5 Mace 25
7 Amey 20
7 Bam Nuttall 20
7 Carillion 20
7 Costain 20
7 Morgan Sindall 20
12 Galliford Try 15
12 Highways England 15
12 Interserve 15
12 Redrow Homes 15
16 Graham 10
16 ISG Pearce 10
16 Lendlease 10
16 Mouchel 10
16 Multiplex 10
16 MWH Global 10
16 Sir Robert McAlpine 10
16 Taylor Wimpey 10
16 VolkerFitzpatrick 10
25 8build 5
25 Barratt Homes 5
25 BEAR Scotland 5
25 Berkeley Homes 5
25 Bouygues UK 5
25 CALA Homes 5
25 Canary Wharf Group 5
25 Cementation Skanska 5
25 Colas Rail 5
25 Crest Nicholson 5
25 JN Bentley 5
25 Lagan Construction 5
25 McAleer & Rushe 5
25 Morrison Construction 5
25 Morrison Utility Services 5
25 NG Bailey 5
25 Persimmon Homes 5
25 Siemens AG 5
25 SYSTRA 5
25 Taylor Woodrow 5
25 United Living 5
25 Vital Energi 5
25 Walter Lilly 5
25 Wates 5
25 Willmott Dixon 5
50 Barratt Developments Fewer than 5
50 Bentley Motors Fewer than 5
50 CGL Fewer than 5
50 NIE Networks Fewer than 5
50 Spie Fewer than 5
50 The Carey Group Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) 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.