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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.

Other services – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Church of England 10
2 Church of Scotland 5
2 Royal Society of Chemistry 5
4 Conservative Party Fewer than 5
4 Labour Party Fewer than 5
4 Newcastle University Students' Union Fewer than 5
4 Salvation Army Fewer than 5
4 University of Leeds Students' Union Fewer than 5
4 University Of Manchester Students' Union 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.