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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 – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 FDM 40
2 Accenture 35
3 Goldman Sachs 30
3 Transport For London 30
5 Arup 25
5 BAE Systems 25
5 Sky 25
8 Acturis 20
9 Atkins 15
9 Bloomberg 15
9 Capgemini 15
9 GlaxoSmithKline 15
9 IBM 15
9 Mott Macdonald 15
9 WSP Group 15
16 Aecom 10
16 Amazon 10
16 Balfour Beatty 10
16 Bank of America 10
16 Barclays 10
16 BlackRock 10
16 BP 10
16 BT 10
16 Cisco Systems 10
16 Costain 10
16 Jacobs Engineering 10
16 JP Morgan 10
16 KPMG 10
16 Metaswitch Networks 10
16 Morgan Stanley 10
16 Network Rail 10
16 QA 10
16 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 10
16 Sparta Global 10
16 Ten10 10
16 University of Greenwich 10
16 WorldPay 10
38 AKT II 5
38 ANDigital 5
38 Argos 5
38 Asos 5
38 Atlier Ten 5
38 Bank of England 5
38 Bechtel 5
38 Bluefin 5
38 Brainlabs 5
38 British Airways 5
38 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
38 Buro Happold 5
38 BuroHappold 5
38 Citi 5
38 Cognizant 5
38 Credit Suisse 5
38 Deutsche Bank 5
38 Direct Line 5
38 EF Education First 5
38 Elsevier 5
38 FactSet 5
38 Focus Group Europe 5
38 Fujitsu 5
38 G-Research 5
38 Harrods 5
38 Hewlett Packard 5
38 Hoare Lea 5
38 House of Commons 5
38 House of Fraser 5
38 Improbable 5
38 Kubrick Group 5
38 Laing O'Rourke 5
38 Lloyds Banking Group 5
38 Mace 5
38 Marks & Spencer 5
38 Microsoft 5
38 Morgan Sindall 5
38 NG Bailey 5
38 Nomura 5
38 PA Consulting 5
38 Paddy Power Betfair 5
38 Playtech 5
38 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 5
38 Public Health England 5
38 Qube Global Software 5
38 Ramboll 5
38 Reed 5
38 Santander 5
38 Schroders 5
38 SDM Group 5
38 Skanska 5
38 Softcat 5
38 Sopra Steria 5
38 Tata Consultancy Services 5
38 Thales 5
38 The App Business 5
38 The App Experts 5
38 Thomson Reuters 5
38 Ultra Electronics 5
38 Vodafone 5
98 Access Group Fewer than 5
98 Advance Fewer than 5
98 Agent Provocateur Fewer than 5
98 Aimia Fewer than 5
98 AlphaSights Fewer than 5
98 Amadeus Fewer than 5
98 AMEC Fewer than 5
98 Apple Fewer than 5
98 Arcadia Fewer than 5
98 Arcadis Fewer than 5
98 Arriva Fewer than 5
98 Associated British Foods Fewer than 5
98 Babcock Fewer than 5
98 Bakkavör Fewer than 5
98 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
98 Bauer Media Fewer than 5
98 BaxterStorey Fewer than 5
98 BDP Fewer than 5
98 BGC Partners Fewer than 5
98 Blenheim Chalcot Fewer than 5
98 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
98 British Library Fewer than 5
98 Broadridge Financial Solutions Fewer than 5
98 Brunel University Fewer than 5
98 Cabinet Office Fewer than 5
98 CACI Fewer than 5
98 Cancer Research UK Fewer than 5
98 Carillion Fewer than 5
98 CDP Fewer than 5
98 Centaur Media Fewer than 5
98 CGI Group Fewer than 5
98 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
98 Chambers & Partners Fewer than 5
98 City Football Group Fewer than 5
98 Civil Service Fewer than 5
98 Close Brothers Fewer than 5
98 Colas Rail Fewer than 5
98 Colt Fewer than 5
98 Coral Fewer than 5
98 CSC Fewer than 5
98 Cundall Fewer than 5
98 Cyienet Fewer than 5
98 Danone Fewer than 5
98 Darktrace Fewer than 5
98 Debenhams Fewer than 5
98 Demos Fewer than 5
98 Department for Education Fewer than 5
98 Department for International Development Fewer than 5
98 Dimension Data Fewer than 5
98 Disney Fewer than 5
98 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
98 Engage ESM Fewer than 5
98 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
98 Experian Fewer than 5
98 Exponential-e Fewer than 5
98 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
98 Fidessa Fewer than 5
98 Financial Times Fewer than 5
98 First Derivatives Fewer than 5
98 Football Radar Fewer than 5
98 Ford Fewer than 5
98 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Fewer than 5
98 Framestore Fewer than 5
98 French Connection Fewer than 5
98 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
98 Gamma Fewer than 5
98 Global Radio Fewer than 5
98 GlobalData Fewer than 5
98 Good Hair Day Fewer than 5
98 Google Fewer than 5
98 Govnet Communications Fewer than 5
98 Heathrow Airport Fewer than 5
98 Henderson Global Investors Fewer than 5
98 Henlow Recruitment Group Fewer than 5
98 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
98 HIS Markit Fewer than 5
98 Hiscox Fewer than 5
98 Hitachi Fewer than 5
98 Home Office Fewer than 5
98 Howdens Joinery Fewer than 5
98 HW Fisher Fewer than 5
98 ICAP Fewer than 5
98 IMG Fewer than 5
98 Infectious Media Fewer than 5
98 Informa Fewer than 5
98 Inmarsat Fewer than 5
98 Inspired Fewer than 5
98 Investec Fewer than 5
98 Jack Wills Fewer than 5
98 Jaguar Land Rover Fewer than 5
98 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
98 Johnson Matthey Fewer than 5
98 Just Eat Fewer than 5
98 Kainos Fewer than 5
98 Kantar Worldpanel Fewer than 5
98 Ketchum Fewer than 5
98 Kingfisher Fewer than 5
98 Kingston University Fewer than 5
98 Knight Frank Fewer than 5
98 Kurt Geiger Fewer than 5
98 La Fosse Fewer than 5
98 Lead Forensics Fewer than 5
98 Leidos Fewer than 5
98 Lendlease Fewer than 5
98 LGC Group Fewer than 5
98 Lidl Fewer than 5
98 Linklaters Fewer than 5
98 London Borough of Hounslow Fewer than 5
98 London Metropolitan University Fewer than 5
98 London Stock Exchange Fewer than 5
98 M&G Investments Fewer than 5
98 Merlin Entertainments Fewer than 5
98 MOLA Fewer than 5
98 Mouchel Fewer than 5
98 Multiplex Fewer than 5
98 National Express Coaches Fewer than 5
98 National Grid Fewer than 5
98 New Look Fewer than 5
98 News International Fewer than 5
98 ofgem Fewer than 5
98 Opta Fewer than 5
98 Oracle Fewer than 5
98 Pareto Law Fewer than 5
98 Parexel Fewer than 5
98 QBE Fewer than 5
98 Qinetiq Fewer than 5
98 Queen Mary, University of London Fewer than 5
98 QVC Fewer than 5
98 River Island Fewer than 5
98 Royal HaskoningDHV Fewer than 5
98 RPS Group Fewer than 5
98 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
98 Samsung Fewer than 5
98 SAP Fewer than 5
98 Savills Fewer than 5
98 Shell Fewer than 5
98 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
98 SITA Fewer than 5
98 Spitfire Fewer than 5
98 Splash Damage Fewer than 5
98 Springer Nature Fewer than 5
98 Starling Bank Fewer than 5
98 StatPro Fewer than 5
98 Sun Chemical Fewer than 5
98 Talk Talk Fewer than 5
98 Taylor Woodrow Fewer than 5
98 TEKsystems Fewer than 5
98 TransPerfect Fewer than 5
98 Trinity Mirror Fewer than 5
98 Tyco Fewer than 5
98 UBS Fewer than 5
98 UK Power Networks Fewer than 5
98 Unilever Fewer than 5
98 Vivid Resourcing Fewer than 5
98 Walter Lilly Fewer than 5
98 Wellcome Trust Fewer than 5
98 Willis Towers Watson Fewer than 5
98 Winton Capital Management Fewer than 5
98 WYG Fewer than 5
98 Xerox Fewer than 5
98 XL Catlin Fewer than 5
98 YouGov 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.