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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 KPMG 15
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 15
3 McKinsey & Company 10
4 Accenture 5
4 Grant Thornton 5
6 Amazon Fewer than 5
6 Amgen Fewer than 5
6 AstraZeneca Fewer than 5
6 AXA Fewer than 5
6 Bain & Company Fewer than 5
6 Bank of Ireland Fewer than 5
6 BCG Fewer than 5
6 BDO Fewer than 5
6 BlackRock Fewer than 5
6 BMW Fewer than 5
6 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
6 BNY Mellon Fewer than 5
6 Boston Consulting Group Fewer than 5
6 Capgemini Fewer than 5
6 Chanel Fewer than 5
6 Cushman & Wakefield Fewer than 5
6 deVere Fewer than 5
6 DeVere Group Fewer than 5
6 Edelman Fewer than 5
6 Faurecia Fewer than 5
6 First Derivatives Fewer than 5
6 Google Fewer than 5
6 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
6 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
6 Hotelplan Fewer than 5
6 IBM Fewer than 5
6 IQPC Fewer than 5
6 ISG Pearce Fewer than 5
6 JDX Consulting Fewer than 5
6 Johnson & Johnson Fewer than 5
6 JP Morgan Fewer than 5
6 Kerry Group Fewer than 5
6 Kingston Smith Fewer than 5
6 Lagan Construction Fewer than 5
6 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
6 Mazars Fewer than 5
6 Mercer Fewer than 5
6 Microsoft Fewer than 5
6 Morgan Stanley Fewer than 5
6 Paddy Power Betfair Fewer than 5
6 Red Bull Fewer than 5
6 SAP Fewer than 5
6 SSE Fewer than 5
6 Stryker Fewer than 5
6 Tata Consultancy Services Fewer than 5
6 Thomson Reuters Fewer than 5
6 United Nations (Un) Fewer than 5
6 Whistler Blackcomb Fewer than 5
6 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.