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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 – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Barclays 20
1 Lloyds Banking Group 20
3 Asda 15
4 JP Morgan 10
5 Amazon 5
5 Citi 5
5 Deutsche Bank 5
5 Enterprise 5
5 Explore Learning 5
5 GlaxoSmithKline 5
5 Goldman Sachs 5
5 IBM 5
5 John Lewis Partnership 5
5 Lendlease 5
5 Lidl 5
5 L'Oreal 5
5 Mace 5
5 Majestic Wine 5
5 Marks & Spencer 5
5 Metro Bank 5
5 Network Rail 5
5 River Island 5
5 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 5
5 Standard Chartered Bank 5
5 Tesco 5
5 Transport For London 5
27 8build Fewer than 5
27 Aldi Fewer than 5
27 AllSaints Fewer than 5
27 Apple Fewer than 5
27 Arcadia Fewer than 5
27 Argos Fewer than 5
27 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
27 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
27 Bank of America Fewer than 5
27 Bank of England Fewer than 5
27 Bank of Ireland Fewer than 5
27 BlackRock Fewer than 5
27 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
27 Boots Fewer than 5
27 Bouygues UK Fewer than 5
27 BP Fewer than 5
27 British Airways Fewer than 5
27 BT Fewer than 5
27 Carillion Fewer than 5
27 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
27 CDP Fewer than 5
27 Clarks Fewer than 5
27 Cos Stores Fewer than 5
27 Credit Suisse Fewer than 5
27 Debate Mate Fewer than 5
27 Debenhams Fewer than 5
27 Direct Line Fewer than 5
27 Dixons Fewer than 5
27 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
27 Framestore Fewer than 5
27 French Connection Fewer than 5
27 Gist Fewer than 5
27 Greene King Fewer than 5
27 Harrods Fewer than 5
27 Havas Fewer than 5
27 Heathrow Airport Fewer than 5
27 HM Treasury Fewer than 5
27 Holland & Barrett Fewer than 5
27 Hollister Fewer than 5
27 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
27 Iceland Fewer than 5
27 Investec Fewer than 5
27 ISG Pearce Fewer than 5
27 JD Sports Fewer than 5
27 JLL Fewer than 5
27 Kier Group Fewer than 5
27 KPMG Fewer than 5
27 La Fosse Fewer than 5
27 Ladbrokes Fewer than 5
27 Links of London Fewer than 5
27 Marcus Evans Fewer than 5
27 Metropolitan Police Fewer than 5
27 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
27 Morgan Stanley Fewer than 5
27 Morrisons Fewer than 5
27 Multiplex Fewer than 5
27 Nando's Fewer than 5
27 National Express Coaches Fewer than 5
27 Nationwide Fewer than 5
27 New Look Fewer than 5
27 Next Fewer than 5
27 Nomura Fewer than 5
27 O2 Fewer than 5
27 Post Office Fewer than 5
27 Poundland Fewer than 5
27 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Fewer than 5
27 QVC Fewer than 5
27 RationalFX Fewer than 5
27 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
27 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
27 Santander Fewer than 5
27 SAP Fewer than 5
27 Schroders Fewer than 5
27 Schuh Fewer than 5
27 Screwfix Fewer than 5
27 Skanska Fewer than 5
27 Sky Fewer than 5
27 Starling Bank Fewer than 5
27 Superdry Fewer than 5
27 Tata Consultancy Services Fewer than 5
27 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
27 Ted Baker Fewer than 5
27 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
27 Tommy Hilfiger Fewer than 5
27 TSB Fewer than 5
27 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
27 Uber Fewer than 5
27 Unilever Fewer than 5
27 University of East London Fewer than 5
27 University of West London Fewer than 5
27 University of Westminster Fewer than 5
27 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
27 Vision Express Fewer than 5
27 Wates Fewer than 5
27 William Hill Fewer than 5
27 William Jackson Food Group Fewer than 5
27 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.