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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 – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Next 15
2 Asos 10
2 River Island 10
2 Wren Living 10
5 Adidas 5
5 AllSaints 5
5 Boohoo 5
5 Boots 5
5 Cos Stores 5
5 Debenhams 5
5 H & M 5
5 Harrods 5
5 Harvey Nichols 5
5 Home Retail Group 5
5 Hut Group 5
5 Ideal World 5
5 IKEA 5
5 JD Sports 5
5 Jimmy Choo 5
5 Karen Millen 5
5 Marks & Spencer 5
5 Mothercare 5
5 New Look 5
5 Phase Eight 5
5 Superdry 5
5 Ted Baker 5
5 Tesco 5
5 Topshop 5
5 Visage 5
5 White Company 5
31 Agent Provocateur Fewer than 5
31 Amazon Fewer than 5
31 Apple Fewer than 5
31 Arcadia Fewer than 5
31 Ashfield Healthcare Fewer than 5
31 Avon Fewer than 5
31 Barbour Fewer than 5
31 Burberry Fewer than 5
31 CeX Fewer than 5
31 Chanel Fewer than 5
31 Clarks Fewer than 5
31 Decathlon Fewer than 5
31 Dior Fewer than 5
31 Disney Fewer than 5
31 Dreams Fewer than 5
31 Dunelm Mill Fewer than 5
31 Estée Lauder Fewer than 5
31 H&M Fewer than 5
31 Hermes Fewer than 5
31 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
31 Hugo Boss Fewer than 5
31 Jack Wills Fewer than 5
31 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
31 Joules Fewer than 5
31 Kingfisher Fewer than 5
31 Kurt Geiger Fewer than 5
31 Laura Ashley Fewer than 5
31 Lidl Fewer than 5
31 M&Co. Fewer than 5
31 Matalan Fewer than 5
31 MathchesFashion.com Fewer than 5
31 Monsoon Accessorize Fewer than 5
31 N Brown Group plc Fewer than 5
31 NET-A-PORTER Fewer than 5
31 Paul Smith Fewer than 5
31 Peacocks Fewer than 5
31 Primark Fewer than 5
31 QVC Fewer than 5
31 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
31 Schuh Fewer than 5
31 Screwfix Fewer than 5
31 Shop Direct Group Fewer than 5
31 Sports Direct Fewer than 5
31 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
31 Tommy Hilfiger Fewer than 5
31 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
31 Waitrose Fewer than 5
31 Wickes Fewer than 5
31 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.