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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 – Manufacturing – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 AkzoNobel Fewer than 5
1 ARM Fewer than 5
1 AstraZeneca Fewer than 5
1 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
1 Bosch Fewer than 5
1 Diageo Fewer than 5
1 Ecolab Fewer than 5
1 Eli Lilly Fewer than 5
1 General Electric Fewer than 5
1 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
1 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
1 Hilti Fewer than 5
1 Honeywell Fewer than 5
1 Johnson Matthey Fewer than 5
1 Kerry Group Fewer than 5
1 Kingspan Group Fewer than 5
1 Morgan Advanced Matereials Fewer than 5
1 Pall Corporation Fewer than 5
1 Pfizer Fewer than 5
1 Syngenta Fewer than 5
1 Unilever 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.