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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.

Public administration & defence – Other managers & proprietors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Aberdeen City Council Fewer than 5
1 Angus Council Fewer than 5
1 Cardiff Council Fewer than 5
1 Civil Service Fewer than 5
1 Gloucestershire County Council Fewer than 5
1 London Borough of Havering Fewer than 5
1 Perth & Kinross Council Fewer than 5
1 Sandwell Council Fewer than 5
1 Southwark Council 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.