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.

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Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 KPMG 15
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 15
3 McKinsey & Company 10
4 Grant Thornton 5
5 Amgen Fewer than 5
5 Bain & Company Fewer than 5
5 BCG Fewer than 5
5 BDO Fewer than 5
5 Boston Consulting Group Fewer than 5
5 Edelman Fewer than 5
5 JDX Consulting Fewer than 5
5 Kingston Smith Fewer than 5
5 Mazars 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.