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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 – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Asda 15
2 Amazon 5
2 John Lewis Partnership 5
2 Lidl 5
2 Majestic Wine 5
2 Marks & Spencer 5
2 River Island 5
2 Tesco 5
9 Aldi Fewer than 5
9 AllSaints Fewer than 5
9 Apple Fewer than 5
9 Arcadia Fewer than 5
9 Argos Fewer than 5
9 Boots Fewer than 5
9 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
9 Clarks Fewer than 5
9 Cos Stores Fewer than 5
9 Debenhams Fewer than 5
9 Dixons Fewer than 5
9 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
9 French Connection Fewer than 5
9 Harrods Fewer than 5
9 Holland & Barrett Fewer than 5
9 Hollister Fewer than 5
9 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
9 Iceland Fewer than 5
9 JD Sports Fewer than 5
9 Links of London Fewer than 5
9 Morrisons Fewer than 5
9 New Look Fewer than 5
9 Next Fewer than 5
9 O2 Fewer than 5
9 Poundland Fewer than 5
9 QVC Fewer than 5
9 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
9 Schuh Fewer than 5
9 Screwfix Fewer than 5
9 Superdry Fewer than 5
9 Ted Baker Fewer than 5
9 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
9 Tommy Hilfiger Fewer than 5
9 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
9 Vision Express 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.