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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 – Culture, media & sports occupations

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