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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 – Information & communication – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 15
2 Chambers & Partners 5
2 Dorling Kindersley 5
2 Double Negative Visual Effects 5
2 Envy Post Production 5
2 Evolutions 5
2 Framestore 5
2 IMG Studios 5
2 Industrial Light & Magic 5
2 Jungle Creations 5
2 Little Dot Studios 5
2 News International 5
2 Sky 5
2 Springer Nature 5
2 talkSPORT 5
2 The Mill 5
17 Bloomberg Fewer than 5
17 Channel 4 Fewer than 5
17 Creative Assembly Fewer than 5
17 Daily Express Fewer than 5
17 Disney Fewer than 5
17 Financial Times Fewer than 5
17 Football Radar Fewer than 5
17 Global Radio Fewer than 5
17 IBM Fewer than 5
17 IMG Fewer than 5
17 Immediate Media Fewer than 5
17 Informa Fewer than 5
17 ITV Fewer than 5
17 Law Business Research Fewer than 5
17 Pearson Fewer than 5
17 Perform Group Fewer than 5
17 Press Association Fewer than 5
17 Splash Damage Fewer than 5
17 The Sun Fewer than 5
17 Time Inc Fewer than 5
17 Universal Music Group Fewer than 5
17 Warner Brothers 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.