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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 – Other managers & proprietors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Enterprise 15
2 Costa Coffee 5
2 McDonald's 5
2 Pizza Express 5
5 Amey Fewer than 5
5 BaxterStorey Fewer than 5
5 Capgemini Fewer than 5
5 Compass Group Fewer than 5
5 Coral Fewer than 5
5 Countrywide Fewer than 5
5 DeVere Group Fewer than 5
5 Domino's Pizza Fewer than 5
5 DPD Fewer than 5
5 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
5 Fullers Fewer than 5
5 H & M Fewer than 5
5 Jurys Inn Fewer than 5
5 Mars Fewer than 5
5 Moto Hospitality Fewer than 5
5 Odeon Fewer than 5
5 Pizza Hut Fewer than 5
5 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
5 Principal Hotel Company Fewer than 5
5 Redrow Homes Fewer than 5
5 Starbucks Fewer than 5
5 Tesco Fewer than 5
5 Vodafone Fewer than 5
5 Volkswagen Group Fewer than 5
5 Waitrose 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.