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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 – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 15
2 Asos 10
2 River Island 10
4 Adapt Worldwide 5
4 BrandOpus 5
4 Chambers & Partners 5
4 Cos Stores 5
4 Debenhams 5
4 Design Bridge 5
4 Dorling Kindersley 5
4 Double Negative Visual Effects 5
4 Envy Post Production 5
4 Evolutions 5
4 forpeople 5
4 Framestore 5
4 Harrods 5
4 IMG Studios 5
4 Industrial Light & Magic 5
4 Jimmy Choo 5
4 Jungle Creations 5
4 Karen Millen 5
4 LiFE Residential 5
4 Little Dot Studios 5
4 Merlin Entertainments 5
4 New Look 5
4 News International 5
4 Perform Group 5
4 Royal Opera House 5
4 Sky 5
4 Springer Nature 5
4 talkSPORT 5
4 Ted Baker 5
4 The Mill 5
4 The Partners 5
4 Topshop 5
4 TransPerfect 5
4 University of Greenwich 5
4 University of Westminster 5
4 Virgin 5
40 Agent Provocateur Fewer than 5
40 AllSaints Fewer than 5
40 Alzheimer's Society Fewer than 5
40 Amazon Fewer than 5
40 Arcadia Fewer than 5
40 Atkins Fewer than 5
40 Benoy Fewer than 5
40 Bloomberg Fewer than 5
40 British Airways Fewer than 5
40 British Library Fewer than 5
40 Burberry Fewer than 5
40 Cancer Research UK Fewer than 5
40 Chanel Fewer than 5
40 Channel 4 Fewer than 5
40 Chapman Taylor Fewer than 5
40 Checkland Kindleysides Fewer than 5
40 Creative Assembly Fewer than 5
40 Daily Express Fewer than 5
40 David Lloyd Fewer than 5
40 Dior Fewer than 5
40 Disney Fewer than 5
40 Everyone Active Fewer than 5
40 Fat Face Fewer than 5
40 Financial Times Fewer than 5
40 Fit For Sport Fewer than 5
40 Fletcher Priest Architects Fewer than 5
40 Football Radar Fewer than 5
40 Foster & Partners Fewer than 5
40 Global Radio Fewer than 5
40 Goldman Sachs Fewer than 5
40 Greenwich Leisure Limited Fewer than 5
40 Havas Fewer than 5
40 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
40 IBM Fewer than 5
40 Imagination Technologies Fewer than 5
40 IMG Fewer than 5
40 Immediate Media Fewer than 5
40 Informa Fewer than 5
40 ITV Fewer than 5
40 Jack Wills Fewer than 5
40 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
40 KidZania Fewer than 5
40 Kingfisher Fewer than 5
40 Kingston University Fewer than 5
40 Kurt Geiger Fewer than 5
40 Ladbrokes Fewer than 5
40 Law Business Research Fewer than 5
40 Lidl Fewer than 5
40 London Metropolitan University Fewer than 5
40 M&Co. Fewer than 5
40 Macmillan Cancer Support Fewer than 5
40 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
40 MathchesFashion.com Fewer than 5
40 Middlesex University Fewer than 5
40 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
40 Monsoon Accessorize Fewer than 5
40 Multiplex Fewer than 5
40 NET-A-PORTER Fewer than 5
40 Ogilvy Fewer than 5
40 Oliver Wyman Fewer than 5
40 OMD Group Fewer than 5
40 Paul Smith Fewer than 5
40 Pearson Fewer than 5
40 PHD Media Fewer than 5
40 Premier Sports Fewer than 5
40 Press Association Fewer than 5
40 Pure Gym Fewer than 5
40 QVC Fewer than 5
40 Reed Fewer than 5
40 Samsung Fewer than 5
40 Scope Fewer than 5
40 Sony Fewer than 5
40 Splash Damage Fewer than 5
40 The Sun Fewer than 5
40 Time Inc Fewer than 5
40 Total Media Fewer than 5
40 Translate Plus Fewer than 5
40 Unilever Fewer than 5
40 Universal Music Group Fewer than 5
40 VCCP Fewer than 5
40 Warner Brothers Fewer than 5
40 WCRS Fewer than 5
40 Weber Shandwick Fewer than 5
40 White Company Fewer than 5
40 Yoox Net-A-Porter Group Fewer than 5
40 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.