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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.

South West – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Aldi 5
1 Majestic Wine 5
3 Abercrombie & Fitch Fewer than 5
3 Amazon Fewer than 5
3 Apple Fewer than 5
3 Argos Fewer than 5
3 Asda Fewer than 5
3 B&Q Fewer than 5
3 Boots Fewer than 5
3 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
3 Clarks Fewer than 5
3 Halfords Fewer than 5
3 Hollister Fewer than 5
3 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
3 Jack Wills Fewer than 5
3 JD Sports Fewer than 5
3 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
3 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
3 New Look Fewer than 5
3 Next Fewer than 5
3 Poundland Fewer than 5
3 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
3 Superdrug Fewer than 5
3 Superdry Fewer than 5
3 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
3 Waitrose 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.