/

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.

South East – Information & communication

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 IBM 25
1 Vodafone 25
3 BAE Systems 20
3 Fujitsu 20
3 QA 20
6 Microsoft 15
6 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 15
8 CGI Group 10
8 CSC 10
8 Oxford University Press 10
8 Taylor & Francis 10
8 Virgin 10
13 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
13 Capgemini 5
13 CDK Global 5
13 Dionach 5
13 Dovetail Games 5
13 Elsevier 5
13 Ericsson 5
13 FDM 5
13 Fidessa 5
13 Gartner 5
13 Hawk-Eye Innovations 5
13 MDSL 5
13 Oracle 5
13 Pinewood Studios Group 5
13 Sophos 5
13 Trinity Mirror 5
29 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
29 Computer Sciences Corporation Fewer than 5
29 Creative Assembly Fewer than 5
29 Dimension Data Fewer than 5
29 Esri UK Fewer than 5
29 G T I Media Fewer than 5
29 Gamma Fewer than 5
29 HIS Markit Fewer than 5
29 Intel Corporation Fewer than 5
29 Lead Forensics Fewer than 5
29 Leidos Fewer than 5
29 NCC Group Fewer than 5
29 Northop Grumman Fewer than 5
29 Odeon Fewer than 5
29 SAP Fewer than 5
29 Sky Fewer than 5
29 Softcat Fewer than 5
29 Telent Fewer than 5
29 Withheld Fewer than 5
29 Yell 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.