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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.

Arts, entertainment & recreation

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 William Hill 25
2 Sky Bet 15
2 Virgin 15
4 Bet365 10
4 Coral 10
4 David Lloyd 10
4 Ladbrokes 10
4 Merlin Entertainments 10
4 Paddy Power Betfair 10
10 Achieve Lifestyle 5
10 Betfred 5
10 British Library 5
10 Disney 5
10 Everyone Active 5
10 Go Ape 5
10 Greenwich Leisure 5
10 Greenwich Leisure Limited 5
10 National Trust 5
10 Places for People 5
10 Pure Gym 5
10 Royal Opera House 5
10 Royal Shakespeare Company 5
10 Swansea City Football Club 5
24 Anytime Fitness Fewer than 5
24 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Fewer than 5
24 Inspire Fewer than 5
24 KidZania Fewer than 5
24 Ladbrokes Coral Group Fewer than 5
24 Manchester City Footbal Club Fewer than 5
24 Places for People Leisure Fewer than 5
24 Sky 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.