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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.

Information & communication

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Accenture 115
1 FDM 115
3 IBM 90
4 BAE Systems 80
5 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 70
5 BT 70
7 QA 65
8 Sky 60
9 Capgemini 40
10 Fujitsu 35
10 Microsoft 35
12 Acturis 30
12 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 30
14 CGI Group 25
14 Kainos 25
14 Sopra Steria 25
14 Vodafone 25
18 ITV 20
18 Rockstar Games 20
20 Bloomberg 15
20 Chambers & Partners 15
20 Cisco Systems 15
20 CSC 15
20 Dorset Software 15
20 First Derivatives 15
20 Google 15
20 Imagination Technologies 15
20 Metaswitch Networks 15
20 Ncc Group 15
20 Sparta Global 15
20 Springer Nature 15
20 Trinity Mirror 15
20 Virgin 15
34 Access Group 10
34 AquaQ Analytics 10
34 Civica 10
34 Cognizant 10
34 Elsevier 10
34 Experian 10
34 Framestore 10
34 Liberty Information Technology 10
34 Oxford University Press 10
34 Quick Release 10
34 Skyscanner 10
34 Softcat 10
34 Spandidos Publications 10
34 Tata Consultancy Services 10
34 Taylor & Francis 10
34 Ten10 10
34 The Sun 10
34 Thomson Reuters 10
52 Advanced 5
52 Agilisys 5
52 Al Global Media 5
52 Allstate 5
52 ANDigital 5
52 Angel Solutions 5
52 Archant 5
52 Automated Intelligence 5
52 Avecto 5
52 Base 3 Systems 5
52 Bauer Media 5
52 Beeks Financial Cloud 5
52 Biome Productions 5
52 BJSS 5
52 Bluefin 5
52 Brandbank 5
52 Cambridge University Press 5
52 Cantarus 5
52 CDK Global 5
52 CDP 5
52 Channel 4 5
52 Coatsink 5
52 Codemasters 5
52 Computacenter 5
52 Computer Sciences Corporation 5
52 Condé Nast 5
52 Creative Assembly 5
52 Cubic Motion 5
52 Dai 5
52 Daily Express 5
52 Daily Mail 5
52 Darktrace 5
52 Dionach 5
52 Disney 5
52 Dorling Kindersley 5
52 Double Negative Visual Effects 5
52 Dovetail Games 5
52 DriveWorks 5
52 ECS 5
52 ENABLE 5
52 Envy Post Production 5
52 Ericsson 5
52 Evolutions 5
52 Exco InTouch 5
52 FactSet 5
52 Fidessa 5
52 Financial Times 5
52 Focus Group Europe 5
52 Football Radar 5
52 Foundry 42 5
52 Future Plc 5
52 Gamma 5
52 Gartner 5
52 Global Radio 5
52 Hawk-Eye Innovations 5
52 HD Decisions 5
52 hedgehog lab 5
52 HIS Markit 5
52 Hitachi 5
52 IMG Studios 5
52 Immediate Media 5
52 Improbable 5
52 Industrial Light & Magic 5
52 Infor 5
52 Informa 5
52 Inspired 5
52 Interoute 5
52 Jungle Creations 5
52 Leidos 5
52 Little Dot Studios 5
52 MDSL 5
52 NBCUniversal 5
52 News International 5
52 Newsquest 5
52 Northop Grumman 5
52 Odeon 5
52 Opta 5
52 Oracle 5
52 Outplay Entertainment 5
52 Pearson 5
52 Perform Group 5
52 Phoenix Partnership 5
52 Pinewood Studios Group 5
52 Playtech 5
52 Press Association 5
52 Proofpoint 5
52 Qube Global Software 5
52 Redweb 5
52 Reed 5
52 RIBA Enterprises 5
52 Roller Agency 5
52 Salmon 5
52 SAP 5
52 SCISYS 5
52 SDM Group 5
52 SITA 5
52 Sky Bet 5
52 SLOJ Productions 5
52 Sony 5
52 Sophos 5
52 Splash Damage 5
52 Sponge Uk 5
52 StatPro 5
52 Sumo Digital 5
52 Sword Apak 5
52 Talk Talk 5
52 talkSPORT 5
52 Telent 5
52 The App Business 5
52 The App Experts 5
52 The Mill 5
52 Warner Brothers 5
52 Web Applications UK 5
52 Wowcher 5
52 ZigZag Education 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.