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 – Manufacturing – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 GlaxoSmithKline 15
2 Hewlett Packard 5
2 Thales 5
2 Ultra Electronics 5
5 Associated British Foods Fewer than 5
5 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
5 Bakkavör Fewer than 5
5 Danone Fewer than 5
5 Ford Fewer than 5
5 Jaguar Land Rover Fewer than 5
5 Johnson Matthey Fewer than 5
5 Qinetiq Fewer than 5
5 Samsung Fewer than 5
5 Sun Chemical Fewer than 5
5 Unilever Fewer than 5
5 Xerox 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.