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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 – Construction

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Mace 20
2 Balfour Beatty 15
2 Jacobs Engineering 15
4 Costain 10
4 Lendlease 10
4 Skanska 10
7 8build 5
7 Bouygues UK 5
7 Canary Wharf Group 5
7 Carillion 5
7 ISG Pearce 5
7 Kier Group 5
7 Laing O'Rourke 5
7 Morgan Sindall 5
7 Mouchel 5
7 Multiplex 5
7 NG Bailey 5
7 Sir Robert McAlpine 5
7 Taylor Woodrow 5
7 Walter Lilly 5
21 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
21 Berkeley Homes Fewer than 5
21 Colas Rail Fewer than 5
21 Crest Nicholson Fewer than 5
21 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
21 Interserve Fewer than 5
21 SYSTRA Fewer than 5
21 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
21 VolkerFitzpatrick Fewer than 5
21 Wates Fewer than 5
21 Willmott Dixon 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.