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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 – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Achieve Lifestyle 5
1 Home Retail Group 5
1 Oxford University Press 5
1 Pinewood Studios Group 5
1 RWS Group 5
1 Taylor & Francis 5
7 AllSaints Fewer than 5
7 AXA Fewer than 5
7 Blatchford Fewer than 5
7 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
7 Butlins Fewer than 5
7 CeX Fewer than 5
7 Challenger Sports Fewer than 5
7 Creative Assembly Fewer than 5
7 Debenhams Fewer than 5
7 Dovetail Games Fewer than 5
7 Dreams Fewer than 5
7 Elsevier Fewer than 5
7 Everyone Active Fewer than 5
7 Fit For Sport Fewer than 5
7 G T I Media Fewer than 5
7 Gartner Fewer than 5
7 Go Ape Fewer than 5
7 Greenwich Leisure Limited Fewer than 5
7 Holyport College Fewer than 5
7 IKEA Fewer than 5
7 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
7 Karen Millen Fewer than 5
7 Laura Ashley Fewer than 5
7 Leighton Park School Fewer than 5
7 Open University Fewer than 5
7 Opus Fewer than 5
7 Oxford Brookes University Fewer than 5
7 Phase Eight Fewer than 5
7 Places for People Leisure Fewer than 5
7 Premier Sports Fewer than 5
7 Primark Fewer than 5
7 QA Fewer than 5
7 Red Hot Penny Fewer than 5
7 River Island Fewer than 5
7 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
7 Southampton Solent University Fewer than 5
7 Topshop Fewer than 5
7 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
7 TUI Travel Fewer than 5
7 University of Brighton Fewer than 5
7 University of Oxford Fewer than 5
7 University of Portsmouth Fewer than 5
7 University of Reading Fewer than 5
7 University of Southampton Fewer than 5
7 University of Surrey Fewer than 5
7 Virgin Fewer than 5
7 Waitrose Fewer than 5
7 Withheld Fewer than 5
7 Wren Living 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.