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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.

Transport & storage

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Network Rail 75
2 Transport For London 50
3 Royal Mail 25
4 DHL 15
5 British Airways 10
5 Royal Caribbean 10
7 Arriva 5
7 DFDS 5
7 DPD 5
7 Easyjet 5
7 First Group 5
7 Gist 5
7 Heathrow Airport 5
7 Jet2.com 5
7 National Express Coaches 5
7 NATS 5
7 Post Office 5
7 United Parcel Service 5
19 Carnival UK Fewer than 5
19 Civil Aviation Authority Fewer than 5
19 CrossCountry Fewer than 5
19 Deliveroo Fewer than 5
19 FlyerTech Fewer than 5
19 Hermes Fewer than 5
19 Northern Fewer than 5
19 Ryanair Fewer than 5
19 TNT Fewer than 5
19 TransPerfect Fewer than 5
19 Uber 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.