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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

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 KPMG 145
2 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 140
3 Accenture 80
4 Boots 65
5 FDM 55
6 Barclays 50
6 Lloyds Banking Group 50
6 Teach First 50
9 Goldman Sachs 45
9 Specsavers 45
9 Transport For London 45
12 BAE Systems 40
13 Arup 35
13 IBM 35
13 Sky 35
16 Amazon 30
16 Civil Service 30
16 Metropolitan Police 30
16 University of Greenwich 30
20 Acturis 25
20 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 25
20 GlaxoSmithKline 25
20 JP Morgan 25
20 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 25
25 Atkins 20
25 Capgemini 20
25 Enterprise 20
25 Explore Learning 20
25 Grant Thornton 20
25 Mace 20
25 Mott Macdonald 20
25 Network Rail 20
25 WSP Group 20
34 Aecom 15
34 Asda 15
34 Asos 15
34 Balfour Beatty 15
34 Bank of America 15
34 Bank of England 15
34 BDO 15
34 Bloomberg 15
34 BT 15
34 Chambers & Partners 15
34 Cushman & Wakefield 15
34 HM Treasury 15
34 House of Commons 15
34 Jacobs Engineering 15
34 Morgan Stanley 15
34 PA Consulting 15
34 River Island 15
34 Sparta Global 15
34 Springer Nature 15
53 Arcadis 10
53 BlackRock 10
53 BNP Paribas 10
53 BP 10
53 British Airways 10
53 CBRE 10
53 Cisco Systems 10
53 Citi 10
53 Cognizant 10
53 Costain 10
53 Credit Suisse 10
53 Day Lewis Pharmacy 10
53 Department for Education 10
53 Deutsche Bank 10
53 Direct Line 10
53 Framestore 10
53 FTI Consulting 10
53 Harrods 10
53 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) 10
53 Home Office 10
53 House of Fraser 10
53 JDX Consulting 10
53 JLL 10
53 John Lewis Partnership 10
53 Kingston Smith 10
53 Lendlease 10
53 Lidl 10
53 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
53 Marks & Spencer 10
53 Merlin Entertainments 10
53 Metaswitch Networks 10
53 Middlesex University 10
53 Ministry of Justice 10
53 Nomura 10
53 Oliver Wyman 10
53 PKF 10
53 QA 10
53 RSM 10
53 Santander 10
53 Savills 10
53 Skanska 10
53 Smith & Williamson 10
53 Spandidos Publications 10
53 Ten10 10
53 Tesco 10
53 The Sun 10
53 Turner & Townsend 10
53 University of East London 10
53 Virgin 10
53 Vision Express 10
53 Weber Shandwick 10
53 Willis Towers Watson 10
53 WorldPay 10

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.