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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.

Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 30
2 Next 15
3 Asos 10
3 David Lloyd 10
3 Dyson 10
3 Framestore 10
3 Jaguar Land Rover 10
3 Merlin Entertainments 10
3 Premier Sports 10
3 River Island 10
3 Rockstar Games 10
3 Royal Caribbean 10
3 Virgin 10
3 Wren Living 10
15 Aberystwyth University 5
15 Achieve Lifestyle 5
15 Adapt Worldwide 5
15 Adidas 5
15 AllSaints 5
15 Benoy 5
15 Biome Productions 5
15 Boohoo 5
15 Boots 5
15 Brandbank 5
15 BrandOpus 5
15 Butlins 5
15 Challenger Sports 5
15 Chambers & Partners 5
15 Checkland Kindleysides 5
15 Coatsink 5
15 Cos Stores 5
15 Creative Assembly 5
15 Cubic Motion 5
15 David Howard 5
15 Debenhams 5
15 Design Bridge 5
15 Disney 5
15 Dorling Kindersley 5
15 Double Negative Visual Effects 5
15 Envy Post Production 5
15 Everyone Active 5
15 Evolutions 5
15 Fit For Sport 5
15 forpeople 5
15 Foundry 42 5
15 Games Workshop 5
15 Global Radio 5
15 Go Ape 5
15 Greenwich Leisure Limited 5
15 H & M 5
15 Harrods 5
15 Harvey Nichols 5
15 Havas 5
15 Home Retail Group 5
15 Hut Group 5
15 Ideal World 5
15 IKEA 5
15 IMG Studios 5
15 Immediate Media 5
15 Industrial Light & Magic 5
15 Innovate Product Design 5
15 ITV 5
15 JD Sports 5
15 Jimmy Choo 5
15 Jungle Creations 5
15 Karen Millen 5
15 LiFE Residential 5
15 Little Dot Studios 5
15 Loughborough University 5
15 Manchester Metropolitan University 5
15 Marks & Spencer 5
15 MediaCom 5
15 Mothercare 5
15 New Look 5
15 News International 5
15 Nottingham Trent University 5
15 Oxford University Press 5
15 Perform Group 5
15 Phase Eight 5
15 Pinewood Studios Group 5
15 Pure Gym 5
15 Robert Gordon University 5
15 Royal Opera House 5
15 Royal Shakespeare Company 5
15 RWS Group 5
15 Sky 5
15 SLOJ Productions 5
15 Spark 44 5
15 Springer Nature 5
15 Staffordshire University 5
15 Stanley Black And Decker 5
15 Street League 5
15 Superdry 5
15 Swansea City Football Club 5
15 talkSPORT 5
15 Taylor & Francis 5
15 Ted Baker 5
15 Teesside University 5
15 Tesco 5
15 The Mill 5
15 The Partners 5
15 Topshop 5
15 TransPerfect 5
15 Ulster University 5
15 University of Bedfordshire 5
15 University of Central Lancashire 5
15 University of Exeter 5
15 University of Greenwich 5
15 University of Lincoln 5
15 University of Salford 5
15 University of Westminster 5
15 Visage 5
15 Warner Brothers 5
15 Whistler Blackcomb 5
15 White Company 5
15 ZigZag Education 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.