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.

Water supply & waste management – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Sellafield 25
2 Severn Trent 15
3 Affinity Water 5
3 Biffa 5
3 Scottish Water 5
3 Southern Water 5
3 United Utilities 5
3 Veolia Environmental Services 5
9 Environmental Essentials Fewer than 5
9 Northumbrian Water Group Fewer than 5
9 SUEZ Fewer than 5
9 Welsh Water Fewer than 5
9 Wessex Water Fewer than 5
9 Yorkshire Water 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.