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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 – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 65
2 Specsavers 45
3 Amazon 30
4 Asda 15
4 Asos 15
4 River Island 15
7 Day Lewis Pharmacy 10
7 Harrods 10
7 House of Fraser 10
7 John Lewis Partnership 10
7 Lidl 10
7 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
7 Marks & Spencer 10
7 Tesco 10
7 Vision Express 10
16 Agent Provocateur 5
16 AllSaints 5
16 Apple 5
16 Arcadia 5
16 Argos 5
16 Britannia Pharmacy 5
16 Burberry 5
16 Chana Chemist 5
16 Clockwork Pharmacy 5
16 Cos Stores 5
16 Debenhams 5
16 Dixons 5
16 Estée Lauder 5
16 Green Light Pharmacies 5
16 Jimmy Choo 5
16 Karen Millen 5
16 Kingfisher 5
16 Kurt Geiger 5
16 Majestic Wine 5
16 NET-A-PORTER 5
16 New Look 5
16 O2 5
16 QVC 5
16 Sainsbury's 5
16 Sotheby's 5
16 Ted Baker 5
16 Topshop 5
16 Touchwood Pharmacy 5
16 Yoox Net-A-Porter Group 5
45 Aldi Fewer than 5
45 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
45 CeX Fewer than 5
45 Chanel Fewer than 5
45 Clarks Fewer than 5
45 Community Pharmacy Fewer than 5
45 Dior Fewer than 5
45 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
45 Fenwick Fewer than 5
45 French Connection Fewer than 5
45 H & M Fewer than 5
45 Holland & Barrett Fewer than 5
45 Hollister Fewer than 5
45 Howdens Joinery Fewer than 5
45 Hugo Boss Fewer than 5
45 Iceland Fewer than 5
45 Jack Wills Fewer than 5
45 JD Sports Fewer than 5
45 Kamsons Pharmacy Fewer than 5
45 Links of London Fewer than 5
45 M&Co. Fewer than 5
45 MathchesFashion.com Fewer than 5
45 Monsoon Accessorize Fewer than 5
45 Morrisons Fewer than 5
45 Next Fewer than 5
45 Optical Express Fewer than 5
45 Oxfam Fewer than 5
45 Paul Smith Fewer than 5
45 Paydens Pharmacy Fewer than 5
45 Poundland Fewer than 5
45 Primark Fewer than 5
45 Ralph Lauren Fewer than 5
45 Schuh Fewer than 5
45 Screwfix Fewer than 5
45 Superdrug Fewer than 5
45 Superdry Fewer than 5
45 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
45 Tommy Hilfiger Fewer than 5
45 Unspecified Fewer than 5
45 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
45 Vodafone Fewer than 5
45 Well Pharmacy Fewer than 5
45 White Company Fewer than 5
45 WHSmith 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.