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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.

Administrative & support

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Enterprise 170
2 Willis Towers Watson 25
3 Amey 15
4 Hays 10
4 Mercer 10
4 Teaching Personnel 10
7 Callcredit 5
7 Capita 5
7 Cumbria Teaching Agency 5
7 Education Network 5
7 Edustaff 5
7 GEO Amey 5
7 Holiday Extras 5
7 La Fosse 5
7 Monarch Recruitment 5
7 New Directions 5
7 Pareto Law 5
7 Reed 5
7 Rental Cars 5
7 Serco 5
7 Sodexo 5
7 Tui Group 5
7 TUI Travel 5
7 Tyco 5
7 Vision for Education 5
26 Academics Fewer than 5
26 Alexander Mann Solutions Fewer than 5
26 Allegis Group Fewer than 5
26 Arc Hospitality Recruitment Fewer than 5
26 Aspire People Fewer than 5
26 BMS Performance Fewer than 5
26 Enterprise Holdings Fewer than 5
26 Environmental Scientifics Group Fewer than 5
26 Financial Conduct Authority Fewer than 5
26 Govnet Communications Fewer than 5
26 Hays Travel Fewer than 5
26 Henlow Recruitment Group Fewer than 5
26 Hitachi Fewer than 5
26 Hydrogen Fewer than 5
26 Invasion Fewer than 5
26 IQPC Fewer than 5
26 Marcus Evans Fewer than 5
26 Market Force Fewer than 5
26 Michael Page Fewer than 5
26 Mitie Group Fewer than 5
26 Nigel Frank International Fewer than 5
26 PCI Fewer than 5
26 Pertemps Fewer than 5
26 Protocol Education Fewer than 5
26 Randstad Fewer than 5
26 Rentokil Fewer than 5
26 Robert Walters Fewer than 5
26 Sharp Consultancy Fewer than 5
26 TeacherActive Fewer than 5
26 TEKsystems Fewer than 5
26 Thomas Cook Fewer than 5
26 Visit Scotland Fewer than 5
26 Vivid Resourcing 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.