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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.

South East – Information & communication – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 10
2 BAE Systems 5
2 CSC 5
2 Fujitsu 5
2 IBM 5
2 Oxford University Press 5
2 Taylor & Francis 5
2 Trinity Mirror 5
2 Vodafone 5
10 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
10 CDK Global Fewer than 5
10 CGI Group Fewer than 5
10 Elsevier Fewer than 5
10 Ericsson Fewer than 5
10 FDM Fewer than 5
10 G T I Media Fewer than 5
10 Gartner Fewer than 5
10 Hawk-Eye Innovations Fewer than 5
10 HIS Markit Fewer than 5
10 Lead Forensics Fewer than 5
10 MDSL Fewer than 5
10 Pinewood Studios Group Fewer than 5
10 QA Fewer than 5
10 Softcat Fewer than 5
10 Sophos Fewer than 5
10 Virgin Fewer than 5
10 Yell 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.