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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.

Overseas – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Google 10
1 Microsoft 10
3 Accenture 5
3 IBM 5
3 Schlumberger 5
6 Aecom Fewer than 5
6 AkzoNobel Fewer than 5
6 Amazon Fewer than 5
6 Amgen Fewer than 5
6 Apple Fewer than 5
6 ARM Fewer than 5
6 Arup Fewer than 5
6 AstraZeneca Fewer than 5
6 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
6 Bosch Fewer than 5
6 BT Fewer than 5
6 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
6 Danske Bank Fewer than 5
6 Diageo Fewer than 5
6 E.ON Fewer than 5
6 Ecolab Fewer than 5
6 Edif ERA Fewer than 5
6 Eli Lilly Fewer than 5
6 European Parliament Fewer than 5
6 Exova Fewer than 5
6 FDM Fewer than 5
6 First Derivatives Fewer than 5
6 General Electric Fewer than 5
6 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
6 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
6 Hilti Fewer than 5
6 Honeywell Fewer than 5
6 Interoute Fewer than 5
6 Johnson Matthey Fewer than 5
6 Kerry Group Fewer than 5
6 Kingspan Group Fewer than 5
6 KPMG Fewer than 5
6 Morgan Advanced Matereials Fewer than 5
6 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
6 Oracle Fewer than 5
6 Pall Corporation Fewer than 5
6 Pfizer Fewer than 5
6 Pharmaceutical Product Development Fewer than 5
6 RPS Group Fewer than 5
6 SAP Fewer than 5
6 Shell Fewer than 5
6 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
6 SITA Fewer than 5
6 Stryker Fewer than 5
6 SUEZ Fewer than 5
6 Syngenta Fewer than 5
6 SYSTRA Fewer than 5
6 Tata Consultancy Services Fewer than 5
6 Unilever Fewer than 5
6 Wayfair 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.