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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.

Financial & insurance – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 JP Morgan 60
2 Goldman Sachs 30
3 Barclays 20
4 Citi 15
4 Morgan Stanley 15
4 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 15
7 Bank of America 10
7 BlackRock 10
7 Lloyds Banking Group 10
7 Santander 10
7 WorldPay 10
12 American Express 5
12 AXA 5
12 Bank of England 5
12 Capital One 5
12 Clydesdale Bank 5
12 Computershare 5
12 Credit Suisse 5
12 Deutsche Bank 5
12 Direct Line 5
12 G-Research 5
12 M&G Investments 5
12 Nationwide 5
12 Nomura 5
12 Schroders 5
12 Standard Life 5
12 Tesco 5
28 Admiral Fewer than 5
28 AJ Bell Fewer than 5
28 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
28 Atom Bank Fewer than 5
28 Baillie Gifford Fewer than 5
28 Barnett Waddingham Fewer than 5
28 BGC Partners Fewer than 5
28 BGL Group Fewer than 5
28 Blenheim Chalcot Fewer than 5
28 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
28 Chubb Fewer than 5
28 City Football Group Fewer than 5
28 Close Brothers Fewer than 5
28 Covea Insurance Fewer than 5
28 Coventry Building Society Fewer than 5
28 Danske Bank Fewer than 5
28 Eldon Insurance Fewer than 5
28 Fidelity Fewer than 5
28 First Actuarial Fewer than 5
28 Hargreaves Lansdown Fewer than 5
28 Hastings Direct Fewer than 5
28 Henderson Global Investors Fewer than 5
28 Hiscox Fewer than 5
28 ICAP Fewer than 5
28 IMG Fewer than 5
28 Investec Fewer than 5
28 London Stock Exchange Fewer than 5
28 NFU Mutual Fewer than 5
28 Provident Financial Group Fewer than 5
28 Prudential Fewer than 5
28 QBE Fewer than 5
28 ReAssure Fewer than 5
28 Royal London Fewer than 5
28 Skipton Building Society Fewer than 5
28 Starling Bank Fewer than 5
28 Target Group Fewer than 5
28 True Potential Fewer than 5
28 UBS Fewer than 5
28 Winton Capital Management Fewer than 5
28 XL Catlin Fewer than 5
28 Zurich Financial Services 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.