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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.

Overseas

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Council 45
2 Chatteris Educational Foundation 20
2 KPMG 20
4 English First 15
4 Google 15
4 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 15
7 Accenture 10
7 CAPS 10
7 Jet Programme 10
7 McKinsey & Company 10
7 Microsoft 10
7 Royal Caribbean 10
7 TEFL 10
7 Whistler Blackcomb 10
7 White Lodging Hotel Management 10
16 Adidas 5
16 Aeon 5
16 Amazon 5
16 British School of Kuwait 5
16 Challenger Sports 5
16 Disney 5
16 ECC 5
16 EF Education First 5
16 EF English First 5
16 English Language Company 5
16 European Parliament 5
16 First Leap 5
16 Grant Thornton 5
16 H & M 5
16 Hellenic Army 5
16 Hotelplan 5
16 IBM 5
16 Marriott International 5
16 Newton International School 5
16 Pall Corporation 5
16 Schlumberger 5
16 SITA 5
16 Tata Consultancy Services 5
16 United Nations (Un) 5
40 AB InBev Fewer than 5
40 Aecom Fewer than 5
40 Airbus Fewer than 5
40 AkzoNobel Fewer than 5
40 Amgen Fewer than 5
40 Anytime Fitness Fewer than 5
40 Apple Fewer than 5
40 ARM Fewer than 5
40 Arup Fewer than 5
40 AstraZeneca Fewer than 5
40 AXA Fewer than 5
40 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
40 Bain & Company Fewer than 5
40 Bank of Ireland Fewer than 5
40 Bayer Fewer than 5
40 BCG Fewer than 5
40 BDO Fewer than 5
40 BlackRock Fewer than 5
40 BMW Fewer than 5
40 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
40 BNY Mellon Fewer than 5
40 Bosch Fewer than 5
40 Boston Consulting Group Fewer than 5
40 BT Fewer than 5
40 Camp America Fewer than 5
40 Capgemini Fewer than 5
40 Carnival UK Fewer than 5
40 Chanel Fewer than 5
40 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
40 Cushman & Wakefield Fewer than 5
40 Danske Bank Fewer than 5
40 deVere Fewer than 5
40 DeVere Group Fewer than 5
40 Diageo Fewer than 5
40 E.ON Fewer than 5
40 Ecolab Fewer than 5
40 Edelman Fewer than 5
40 Edif ERA Fewer than 5
40 EE Fewer than 5
40 Eli Lilly Fewer than 5
40 Enterprise Fewer than 5
40 Exova Fewer than 5
40 Faurecia Fewer than 5
40 FDM Fewer than 5
40 First Derivatives Fewer than 5
40 Framestore Fewer than 5
40 General Electric Fewer than 5
40 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
40 Go Ape Fewer than 5
40 H&M Fewer than 5
40 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
40 Hermes Fewer than 5
40 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
40 Hilti Fewer than 5
40 Honeywell Fewer than 5
40 Hugo Boss Fewer than 5
40 Interoute Fewer than 5
40 IQPC Fewer than 5
40 ISG Pearce Fewer than 5
40 JDX Consulting Fewer than 5
40 Johnson & Johnson Fewer than 5
40 Johnson Matthey Fewer than 5
40 JP Morgan Fewer than 5
40 Kerry Group Fewer than 5
40 Kingspan Group Fewer than 5
40 Kingston Smith Fewer than 5
40 Lagan Construction Fewer than 5
40 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
40 Mazars Fewer than 5
40 Mercer Fewer than 5
40 Morgan Advanced Matereials Fewer than 5
40 Morgan Stanley Fewer than 5
40 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
40 Oracle Fewer than 5
40 Paddy Power Betfair Fewer than 5
40 Pfizer Fewer than 5
40 Pharmaceutical Product Development Fewer than 5
40 Procter & Gamble Fewer than 5
40 Red Bull Fewer than 5
40 Red Carnationa Hotels Fewer than 5
40 RPS Group Fewer than 5
40 SAP Fewer than 5
40 Shell Fewer than 5
40 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
40 SSE Fewer than 5
40 Stryker Fewer than 5
40 SUEZ Fewer than 5
40 Syngenta Fewer than 5
40 SYSTRA Fewer than 5
40 Thomas Cook Fewer than 5
40 Thomson Reuters Fewer than 5
40 Tommy Hilfiger Fewer than 5
40 UBS Fewer than 5
40 Unilever Fewer than 5
40 Wayfair Fewer than 5
40 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.