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.
- Click on one of the top 26 companies to read their employer profile and details of graduate training.
- See what graduates do and earn after university.
- Find out how we created the graduate employers table.
South East – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair – Corporate managers & directors
|1||Marks & Spencer||10|
|2||John Lewis Partnership||5|
|9||Argos||Fewer than 5|
|9||Body Shop||Fewer than 5|
|9||Co-operative (Co-Op)||Fewer than 5|
|9||Exertis||Fewer than 5|
|9||H&M||Fewer than 5|
|9||Halfords||Fewer than 5|
|9||Holland & Barrett||Fewer than 5|
|9||Hollister||Fewer than 5|
|9||Home Retail Group||Fewer than 5|
|9||Iceland||Fewer than 5|
|9||Jack Wills||Fewer than 5|
|9||Karen Millen||Fewer than 5|
|9||Kingfisher||Fewer than 5|
|9||Kurt Geiger||Fewer than 5|
|9||Links of London||Fewer than 5|
|9||New Look||Fewer than 5|
|9||Next||Fewer than 5|
|9||Ocado||Fewer than 5|
|9||Poundland||Fewer than 5|
|9||Superdrug||Fewer than 5|
|9||Superdry||Fewer than 5|
|9||Tesco||Fewer than 5|
|9||The Fragrance Shop||Fewer than 5|
|9||Vodafone||Fewer than 5|
|9||Volkswagen Group||Fewer than 5|
|9||White Stuff||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.