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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Accenture 50
2 FDM 35
3 IBM 25
4 BAE Systems 20
4 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 20
4 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 20
7 ITV 15
8 Acturis 10
8 BT 10
8 Capgemini 10
8 Fujitsu 10
8 Sky 10
8 Spandidos Publications 10
8 Springer Nature 10
8 Trinity Mirror 10
8 Vodafone 10
17 Advanced 5
17 Agilisys 5
17 Archant 5
17 Base 3 Systems 5
17 Bauer Media 5
17 Bluefin 5
17 Chambers & Partners 5
17 Condé Nast 5
17 CSC 5
17 Daily Express 5
17 Daily Mail 5
17 First Derivatives 5
17 Future Plc 5
17 Google 5
17 HIS Markit 5
17 Informa 5
17 Microsoft 5
17 NBCUniversal 5
17 Newsquest 5
17 Oxford University Press 5
17 Press Association 5
17 QA 5
17 Quick Release 5
17 Sony 5
17 Sopra Steria 5
17 Taylor & Francis 5
17 The Sun 5
17 Thomson Reuters 5
17 Virgin 5
17 Wowcher 5
47 Al Global Media Fewer than 5
47 AlphaSights Fewer than 5
47 Amadeus Fewer than 5
47 Avecto Fewer than 5
47 Beauhurst Fewer than 5
47 Bloomberg Fewer than 5
47 Brandbank Fewer than 5
47 Cambridge University Press Fewer than 5
47 CDK Global Fewer than 5
47 CDP Fewer than 5
47 CGI Group Fewer than 5
47 Channel 4 Fewer than 5
47 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
47 Civica Fewer than 5
47 Codemasters Fewer than 5
47 Cognizant Fewer than 5
47 Colt Fewer than 5
47 Computacenter Fewer than 5
47 Dionach Fewer than 5
47 Dorling Kindersley Fewer than 5
47 Dorset Software Fewer than 5
47 Elsevier Fewer than 5
47 Engage ESM Fewer than 5
47 Envy Post Production Fewer than 5
47 Ericsson Fewer than 5
47 Experian Fewer than 5
47 Financial Times Fewer than 5
47 Football Radar Fewer than 5
47 Frontline Fewer than 5
47 G T I Media Fewer than 5
47 Gartner Fewer than 5
47 Hawk-Eye Innovations Fewer than 5
47 Haymarket Media Group Fewer than 5
47 HD Decisions Fewer than 5
47 Hitachi Fewer than 5
47 IMG Fewer than 5
47 IMG Studios Fewer than 5
47 Immediate Media Fewer than 5
47 Infor Fewer than 5
47 Interoute Fewer than 5
47 Johnston Press Fewer than 5
47 Jungle Creations Fewer than 5
47 Lead Forensics Fewer than 5
47 Leidos Fewer than 5
47 Mark Allen Group Fewer than 5
47 MDSL Fewer than 5
47 Ncc Group Fewer than 5
47 News International Fewer than 5
47 Opta Fewer than 5
47 Outplay Entertainment Fewer than 5
47 Pearson Fewer than 5
47 Penguin Random House Fewer than 5
47 Perform Group Fewer than 5
47 Pinewood Studios Group Fewer than 5
47 Playtech Fewer than 5
47 Reed Fewer than 5
47 Rockstar Games Fewer than 5
47 SAP Fewer than 5
47 Skyscanner Fewer than 5
47 Softcat Fewer than 5
47 Sophos Fewer than 5
47 Sparta Global Fewer than 5
47 Starcom Fewer than 5
47 StatPro Fewer than 5
47 Talk Talk Fewer than 5
47 Tata Consultancy Services Fewer than 5
47 Telent Fewer than 5
47 Time Inc Fewer than 5
47 Withheld Fewer than 5
47 Yahoo Fewer than 5
47 Yell Fewer than 5
47 Zoopla 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.