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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Amazon 10
1 Tesco 10
3 Argos 5
3 Arnold Clark 5
3 Asos 5
3 Dixons 5
3 Estée Lauder 5
3 Holland & Barrett 5
3 Hut Group 5
3 Lidl 5
3 Marks & Spencer 5
3 Pendragon 5
3 Sainsbury's 5
3 Sotheby's 5
3 TJX Europe 5
3 Vodafone 5
17 Adidas Fewer than 5
17 Agent Provocateur Fewer than 5
17 AO.com Fewer than 5
17 Arcadia Fewer than 5
17 Asda Fewer than 5
17 Boohoo Fewer than 5
17 Boots Fewer than 5
17 Burberry Fewer than 5
17 Chanel Fewer than 5
17 Clarks Fewer than 5
17 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
17 Debenhams Fewer than 5
17 Dior Fewer than 5
17 Disney Fewer than 5
17 Edmundson Electrical Fewer than 5
17 Future Electronics Fewer than 5
17 H & M Fewer than 5
17 Harrods Fewer than 5
17 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
17 Howdens Joinery Fewer than 5
17 Hugo Boss Fewer than 5
17 Ideal World Fewer than 5
17 JD Sports Fewer than 5
17 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
17 Karen Millen Fewer than 5
17 Kingfisher Fewer than 5
17 M&Co. Fewer than 5
17 Matalan Fewer than 5
17 Mercedes-Benz Fewer than 5
17 Morrisons Fewer than 5
17 Moto Hospitality Fewer than 5
17 NET-A-PORTER Fewer than 5
17 Next Fewer than 5
17 Ocado Fewer than 5
17 Optical Express Fewer than 5
17 Oxfam Fewer than 5
17 Paul Smith Fewer than 5
17 Primark Fewer than 5
17 Protel Health Fewer than 5
17 Ralph Lauren Fewer than 5
17 Saint-Gobain Fewer than 5
17 Sports Direct Fewer than 5
17 Stryker Fewer than 5
17 Superdry Fewer than 5
17 The Range Fewer than 5
17 Volkswagen Group Fewer than 5
17 Well Pharmacy Fewer than 5
17 WHSmith Fewer than 5
17 Yoox Net-A-Porter 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.