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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.

London – Construction – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Balfour Beatty 10
1 Costain 10
1 Jacobs Engineering 10
4 Laing O'Rourke 5
4 Mace 5
4 Morgan Sindall 5
4 NG Bailey 5
4 Skanska 5
9 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
9 Carillion Fewer than 5
9 Colas Rail Fewer than 5
9 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
9 Lendlease Fewer than 5
9 Mouchel Fewer than 5
9 Multiplex Fewer than 5
9 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
9 Taylor Woodrow Fewer than 5
9 Walter Lilly 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.