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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.

Financial & insurance – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Barclays 40
2 Lloyds Banking Group 35
3 JP Morgan 10
3 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 10
5 Citi 5
5 Deutsche Bank 5
5 Goldman Sachs 5
5 Metro Bank 5
5 Nationwide 5
5 Santander 5
5 Standard Chartered Bank 5
5 TSB 5
13 Admiral Fewer than 5
13 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
13 Atom Bank Fewer than 5
13 Bank of America Fewer than 5
13 Bank of England Fewer than 5
13 Bank of Ireland Fewer than 5
13 BlackRock Fewer than 5
13 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
13 Coventry Building Society Fewer than 5
13 Credit Suisse Fewer than 5
13 deVere Fewer than 5
13 Direct Line Fewer than 5
13 Eldon Insurance Fewer than 5
13 Handelsbanken Fewer than 5
13 Hastings Direct Fewer than 5
13 Investec Fewer than 5
13 Leeds Building Society Fewer than 5
13 London & Country Mortgages Fewer than 5
13 Morgan Stanley Fewer than 5
13 NFU Mutual Fewer than 5
13 Nomura Fewer than 5
13 Radius Payment Solutions Fewer than 5
13 RationalFX Fewer than 5
13 Schroders Fewer than 5
13 Starling Bank Fewer than 5
13 Tesco Fewer than 5
13 ThinkMoney Fewer than 5
13 UBS Fewer than 5
13 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
13 WorldPay Fewer than 5
13 Zurich Financial Services 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.