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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.

Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Amazon 25
1 Hut Group 25
3 Tesco 15
4 AO.com 5
4 Apple 5
4 Argos 5
4 Asos 5
4 Harrods 5
4 House of Fraser 5
4 Marks & Spencer 5
4 Morrisons 5
4 Next 5
4 Ocado 5
4 Sainsbury's 5
4 Vodafone 5
4 Wren Living 5
17 Adidas Fewer than 5
17 Agent Provocateur Fewer than 5
17 Aldi Fewer than 5
17 Arcadia Fewer than 5
17 Arcadis Fewer than 5
17 Arnold Clark Fewer than 5
17 Asda Fewer than 5
17 Ashfield Healthcare Fewer than 5
17 BMW Fewer than 5
17 Boots Fewer than 5
17 British Car Auctions Fewer than 5
17 Clarks Fewer than 5
17 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
17 Debenhams Fewer than 5
17 Diageo Fewer than 5
17 Dunelm Mill Fewer than 5
17 Estée Lauder Fewer than 5
17 Exertis Fewer than 5
17 French Connection Fewer than 5
17 Greggs Fewer than 5
17 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
17 Howdens Joinery Fewer than 5
17 IESA Fewer than 5
17 IKEA Fewer than 5
17 Jack Wills Fewer than 5
17 JD Sports Fewer than 5
17 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
17 Kingfisher Fewer than 5
17 Kurt Geiger Fewer than 5
17 Lidl Fewer than 5
17 Mothercare Fewer than 5
17 N Brown Group plc Fewer than 5
17 New Look Fewer than 5
17 O2 Fewer than 5
17 Primark Fewer than 5
17 QVC Fewer than 5
17 River Island Fewer than 5
17 Saint-Gobain Fewer than 5
17 Shop Direct Group Fewer than 5
17 Sports Direct Fewer than 5
17 Stryker Fewer than 5
17 Superdry Fewer than 5
17 Tech Data Fewer than 5
17 The Range Fewer than 5
17 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
17 Travis Perkins Fewer than 5
17 Vision Express Fewer than 5
17 Volkswagen Group Fewer than 5
17 Walgreens Boots Alliance Fewer than 5
17 Wayfair 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.