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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 – Professional, scientific & technical – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 KPMG 30
2 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 20
3 Newton Europe 15
4 Atkins 5
4 Barnes Roffe 5
4 BDO 5
4 Dehns 5
4 DHA Planning 5
4 Grant Thornton 5
4 Kreston Reeves 5
4 Mazars 5
4 PRA International 5
4 RSM 5
4 Touchdown Pr 5
4 WSP Group 5
16 Aecom Fewer than 5
16 Arcadis Fewer than 5
16 Babcock Fewer than 5
16 Clague Fewer than 5
16 Corporate Executive Board Company Fewer than 5
16 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) Fewer than 5
16 Dentons Fewer than 5
16 Haines Watts Fewer than 5
16 HNW Fewer than 5
16 IRI Fewer than 5
16 MacIntyre Hudson Fewer than 5
16 Maru/edr Fewer than 5
16 Menzies LLP Fewer than 5
16 Moore Stephens Fewer than 5
16 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
16 Orchid Cellmark Fewer than 5
16 RWS Group Fewer than 5
16 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
16 Shoosmiths Fewer than 5
16 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
16 SLR Consulting Fewer than 5
16 Smith & Williamson Fewer than 5
16 The Marketing Practise Fewer than 5
16 TRL Fewer than 5
16 UHY Hacker Young Fewer than 5
16 Wilkins Kennedy Fewer than 5
16 WYG 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.