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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.

Education

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Teach First 175
2 Explore Learning 55
3 Southampton Solent University 50
3 University of Salford 50
5 British Council 45
6 Aberystwyth University 35
7 University of Bristol 30
7 University of Greenwich 30
9 Fife Council 25
9 Glasgow City Council 25
9 Liverpool Hope University 25
9 Manchester Metropolitan University 25
9 University of Bedfordshire 25
9 University of Central Lancashire 25
15 Chatteris Educational Foundation 20
15 Hampshire County Council 20
15 Nottingham Trent University 20
15 University of Exeter 20
15 University of Oxford 20
20 EF Education First 15
20 English First 15
20 Midlothian Council 15
20 Newcastle University 15
20 North Lanarkshire Council 15
20 Renfrewshire Council 15
20 University of Leicester 15
20 University of Manchester 15
20 University of Nottingham 15
20 University of Sheffield 15
30 Aberdeenshire Council 10
30 CAPS 10
30 Coventry University 10
30 Department for Education 10
30 Durham University 10
30 East Lothian Council 10
30 Falkirk Council 10
30 Jet Programme 10
30 Lancaster University 10
30 Leeds City Council 10
30 Middlesex University 10
30 Premier Sports 10
30 Sheffield Hallam University 10
30 Teesside University 10
30 TEFL 10
30 University of East London 10
30 University Of Edinburgh 10
30 University of Glasgow 10
30 University of Leeds 10
30 University of Surrey 10
30 West Lothian Council 10
51 22 Street Lane Nursery 5
51 Aberdeen City Council 5
51 Abertay University 5
51 Abingdon and Witney College 5
51 Aeon 5
51 Alacrity Foundation 5
51 Angus Council 5
51 AQA 5
51 Arts University Bournemouth 5
51 Aston University 5
51 Best Tutors 5
51 Beyond Autism 5
51 Birmingham City Council 5
51 Bournemouth University 5
51 Brampton Manor Academy 5
51 Brighton College 5
51 British School of Kuwait 5
51 Bryanston School 5
51 Cardiff Metropolitan University 5
51 Challenger Sports 5
51 City of Glasgow College 5
51 Clackmannanshire Council 5
51 Clifton College 5
51 Crossley Hall Primary School 5
51 De Montfort University 5
51 Dean Close School 5
51 Debate Mate 5
51 Derby College 5
51 Derbyshire County Council 5
51 Devon County Council 5
51 Douglas Academy 5
51 East Dunbartonshire Council 5
51 East Renfrewshire Council 5
51 ECC 5
51 Edge Hill University 5
51 EF English First 5
51 English Language Company 5
51 First Leap 5
51 Fit For Sport 5
51 Gloucestershire County Council 5
51 Grove Primary School 5
51 Harris Academy 5
51 Heriot-Watt University 5
51 Hilton Primary School 5
51 Holy Trinity Primary School 5
51 Holyport College 5
51 INTO 5
51 Joseph Chamberlain Coolege 5
51 Kingston University 5
51 Leeds Beckett University 5
51 Leeds City College 5
51 Leeds Trinity University 5
51 Liverpool John Moores University 5
51 London Metropolitan University 5
51 London School of Economics & Political Science 5
51 London South Bank University 5
51 Loughborough University 5
51 Millfield School 5
51 Newton International School 5
51 Norfolk County Council 5
51 North Ayrshire Council 5
51 Northumbria University 5
51 Oasis Academy Enfield 5
51 Open University 5
51 Oxford Brookes University 5
51 Oxfordshire County Council 5
51 Palmer's College 5
51 Perform Group 5
51 Perth & Kinross Council 5
51 Portsmouth City Council 5
51 Putnoe Primary School 5
51 Queen Mary, University of London 5
51 Queen's University Belfast 5
51 Robert Gordon University 5
51 Scottish Borders Council 5
51 Sevenoaks School 5
51 Somerset County Council 5
51 South Ayrshire Council 5
51 South Essex College 5
51 Southampton City Council 5
51 St John's Primary School 5
51 St Joseph's Catholic Primary School 5
51 St Josephs R C Primary School 5
51 St Mary's Catholic Primary School 5
51 St Mary's Primary School 5
51 St Modan's High School 5
51 Staffordshire University 5
51 Step by Step 5
51 Stirling Council 5
51 Summerhill Primary School 5
51 Super Stars 5
51 Swansea University 5
51 Swindon Academy 5
51 Thornton Primary School 5
51 Together Trust 5
51 UCAS 5
51 Ulster University 5
51 United Learning 5
51 University of Aberdeen 5
51 University of Bath 5
51 University of Derby 5
51 University of Essex 5
51 University of Huddersfield 5
51 University of Kent 5
51 University of Lincoln 5
51 University of Portsmouth 5
51 University of Reading 5
51 University of Southampton 5
51 University of St Andrews 5
51 University of Strathclyde 5
51 University of Sunderland 5
51 University of Sussex 5
51 University of the West of England Bristol 5
51 University of West London 5
51 University of Westminster 5
51 University of Winchester 5
51 University of Worcester 5
51 University of York 5
51 Uxbridge College 5
51 West Dunbartonshire Council 5
51 West Sussex County Council 5
51 Weston College 5
51 Wiltshire County Council 5
51 Woodlands School 5
51 Worcestershire County Council 5
51 Wycombe Abbey School 5
51 York St John University 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.