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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.

London – Professional, scientific & technical – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 135
2 KPMG 130
3 Grant Thornton 20
4 BDO 15
5 Aecom 10
5 Arcadis 10
5 FTI Consulting 10
5 JDX Consulting 10
5 Kingston Smith 10
5 PA Consulting 10
5 PKF 10
5 RSM 10
5 Smith & Williamson 10
14 Arup 5
14 Atkins 5
14 Bain & Company 5
14 Barnes Roffe 5
14 BCG 5
14 Bell Pottinger 5
14 Boston Consulting Group 5
14 Brands2Life 5
14 CIL Management Consultants 5
14 Corporate Executive Board Company 5
14 Crowe Clark Whitehill 5
14 Efficio 5
14 Four Communications 5
14 Gardiner & Theobald 5
14 Grayce 5
14 Havas 5
14 Haysmacintyre 5
14 HW Fisher 5
14 Ipsos MORI 5
14 Kantar Worldpanel 5
14 Ketchum 5
14 L.E.K. Consulting 5
14 Mazars 5
14 MediaCom 5
14 Menzies LLP 5
14 Moore Stephens 5
14 Mott Macdonald 5
14 North Highland Consulting 5
14 Oliver Wyman 5
14 Portland Communications 5
14 Rostrum 5
14 Saffery Champness 5
14 Third Bridge 5
14 Translate Plus 5
14 TransPerfect 5
14 Turner & Townsend 5
14 UHY Hacker Young 5
14 Vardags 5
14 Weber Shandwick 5
14 Wilkinson Eyre 5
14 WSP Group 5
14 YouGov 5
56 Adapt Worldwide Fewer than 5
56 AHR Fewer than 5
56 Allen & Overy Fewer than 5
56 Babcock Fewer than 5
56 Benoy Fewer than 5
56 Brainlabs Fewer than 5
56 CCA International Fewer than 5
56 Dehns Fewer than 5
56 Demos Fewer than 5
56 DLA Piper Fewer than 5
56 Edelman Fewer than 5
56 Eversheds Fewer than 5
56 Fletcher Priest Architects Fewer than 5
56 Foster & Partners Fewer than 5
56 Freuds Fewer than 5
56 GfK Fewer than 5
56 Gleeds Fewer than 5
56 GlobalData Fewer than 5
56 Grey Fewer than 5
56 Groupon Fewer than 5
56 Heatherwick Studio Fewer than 5
56 Herbert Smith Freehills Fewer than 5
56 HOK Fewer than 5
56 Intertek Fewer than 5
56 IRIS Fewer than 5
56 JWG Fewer than 5
56 Kreston Reeves Fewer than 5
56 Kubrick Group Fewer than 5
56 LGC Group Fewer than 5
56 Linklaters Fewer than 5
56 Lyons Davidson Solicitors Fewer than 5
56 MacIntyre Hudson Fewer than 5
56 Maxus Fewer than 5
56 MBDA Fewer than 5
56 McCann Fewer than 5
56 McKinsey & Company Fewer than 5
56 Mindshare Fewer than 5
56 Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) Fewer than 5
56 Newton Europe Fewer than 5
56 Norton Rose Fulbright Fewer than 5
56 Ogilvy Fewer than 5
56 OMD Group Fewer than 5
56 Personal Support Unit Fewer than 5
56 PHD Media Fewer than 5
56 QuintilesIMS Fewer than 5
56 Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Fewer than 5
56 Royal HaskoningDHV Fewer than 5
56 RPS Group Fewer than 5
56 TaxAssist Accountants Fewer than 5
56 Unspecified Fewer than 5
56 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
56 VCCP Fewer than 5
56 WCRS Fewer than 5
56 Wellcome Trust Fewer than 5
56 Wilkins Kennedy Fewer than 5
56 WPP 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.