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.
- Click on one of the top 26 companies to read their employer profile and details of graduate training.
- See what graduates do and earn after university.
- Find out how we created the graduate employers table.
South East – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals
|1||Hampshire County Council||25|
|2||West Sussex County Council||15|
|3||Oxfordshire County Council||10|
|3||Southampton City Council||10|
|6||Buckinghamshire County Council||5|
|6||Portsmouth City Council||5|
|6||Thames Valley Police||5|
|10||Civil Service||Fewer than 5|
|10||Environment Agency||Fewer than 5|
|10||Hampshire Constabulary||Fewer than 5|
|10||Kent Police||Fewer than 5|
|10||Milton Keynes Council||Fewer than 5|
|10||Ministry of Justice||Fewer than 5|
|10||Reading Borough Council||Fewer than 5|
|10||Sussex Police||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.