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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 – Financial & insurance – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Barclays 20
1 Lloyds Banking Group 20
3 JP Morgan 10
4 Citi 5
4 Deutsche Bank 5
4 Goldman Sachs 5
4 Metro Bank 5
4 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 5
4 Standard Chartered Bank 5
10 Bank of America Fewer than 5
10 Bank of England Fewer than 5
10 Bank of Ireland Fewer than 5
10 BlackRock Fewer than 5
10 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
10 Credit Suisse Fewer than 5
10 Direct Line Fewer than 5
10 Investec Fewer than 5
10 Morgan Stanley Fewer than 5
10 Nationwide Fewer than 5
10 Nomura Fewer than 5
10 RationalFX Fewer than 5
10 Santander Fewer than 5
10 Schroders Fewer than 5
10 Starling Bank Fewer than 5
10 TSB Fewer than 5
10 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
10 Zurich Financial Services 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.