The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers

Now in its sixteenth year, The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers is published annually by High Fliers Research, providing the definitive guide to Britain's most prestigious and sought-after employers of graduates.

More than 60,000 copies of the The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers book are available free to student & graduate job hunters via university careers services, or to order a copy of the 2014-2015 edition visit www.Top100GraduateEmployers.com.

The latest rankings are compiled from the results of on-campus research with 18,336 final year students, who graduated from the UK's leading universities during the summer of 2014.

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2014 2013 Employer Industry Salary Graduate Jobs
1 1 PwC Accounting & professional services Competitive 1,200                        
2 3 Teach First Public sector Competitive 2,060
3 2 Deloitte Accounting & professional services Competitive 1,200
4 6 Aldi Retail £41,000 175
5 8 NHS Public sector £22,500+ To be confirmed
6 5 Civil Service Public sector £25,000-27,000 800+
7 4 KPMG Accounting & professional services Competitive 1,000
8 11 BBC Media £22,000-25,000 50+
9 10 Google IT & telecoms Competitive No fixed quota
10 9 John Lewis Partnership Retail Dependent on scheme 79
11 7 EY Accounting & professional services Competitive 800
12 13 Unilever Consumer goods £29,000 50
13 12 Barclays Banking & finance Competitive 200+
14 14 BP Oil & energy £33,000+ 150
15 19 GlaxoSmithKline Chemicals & pharmaceuticals Competitive 65+
16 21 Jaguar Land Rover Engineering & industrial £29,000 270
17 18 Goldman Sachs Investment banking & fund management Competitive 300
18 22 J.P. Morgan Investment banking & fund management Competitive No fixed quota
19 24 Rolls-Royce Engineering & industrial £27,500 400
20 16 Accenture Consulting Up to £31,500 350-400
21 17 HSBC Banking & finance Competitive 300+
22 20 IBM IT & telecoms £30,000+ 300+
23 15 Tesco Retail £24,000-£30,000 100+
24 27 Microsoft IT & telecoms £34,700 36
25 29 Shell Oil & energy £32,500 150-200
26 23 P&G Consumer goods £29,000 100
27 39 Arup Engineering & industrial £21,500-£26,500 200+
28 26 Army Armed Forces £25,220 650
29 30 McKinsey & Company Consulting Competitive No fixed quota
30 33 Lloyds Banking Group Banking & finance £28,000-£38,000 400
31 31 Lidl Retail £38,000 100
32 36 Clifford Chance Law £40,500 100
33 32 M&S Retail £23,500-£28,000 200
34 42 Linklaters Law £40,000 110
35 34 Allen & Overy Law £39,000 85
36 25 Royal Bank of Scotland Group Banking & finance Competitive 350+
37 38 Morgan Stanley Investment banking & fund management Competitive No fixed quota
38 50 WPP Media Competitive 1-10
39 37 Sainsbury's Retail £28,000-£32,000 36
40 45 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Law £40,500 80
41 28 L'Oreal Consumer goods £29,000 40
42 40 Apple Retail - -
43 60 BT IT & telecoms £27,500-£31,500 200
44 54 Boston Consulting Group Consulting Competitive No fixed quota
45 56 British Airways Transport £27,000-£31,250 75+
46 41 BAE Systems Engineering & industrial - -
47 46 Citi Investment banking & fund management Competitive 180-220
48 52 Mars Consumer goods £28,300-£30,000 35
49 61 Atkins Engineering & industrial £23,000-£30,000 300
50 71 Bain & Company Consulting - -
51 69 Foreign Office Public sector Competitive 35
52 51 MI5 - The Security Service Public sector £25,000-£30,000 80+
53 65 ngdp for Local Government Public sector £23,188 100-120
54 35 Sky Media £25,000-£32,000 90+
55 90 Airbus Engineering & industrial £26,000 50-60
56 49 Cancer Research UK Charity £24,000 8
57 62 Credit Suisse Investment banking & fund management Competitive 150+
58 44 Slaughter and May Law £39,500 75-80
59 47 McDonald's Restaurants Retail £18,500-£21,500 250-350
60 48 Asda Retail £24,500 20-30
61 92 BlackRock Investment banking & fund management Competitive 90-100
62 86 Grant Thornton Accounting & professional services Competitive 300+
63 99 Transport for London Public sector £26,000 130
64 43 Nestlé Consumer goods - -
65 66 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Investment banking & fund management Competitive 200
66 70 Siemens Engineering & industrial Competitive 80+
67 72 Baker & McKenzie Law £39,500 30
68 88 Royal Navy Armed Forces £25,220 No fixed quota
69 53 Deutsche Bank Investment banking & fund management - -
70 58 European Commission Public sector £41,500 To be confirmed
71 59 Dept. for International Development Public sector - -
72 57 ExxonMobil Engineering & industrial £38,000+ No fixed quota
73 63 Police Public sector - -
74 89 RAF Armed Forces £30,000 No fixed quota
75 98 Centrica Oil & energy Competitive 60+
76   - Frontline Public sector Competitive 130
77   - British Sugar Engineering & industrial £25,000-£30,000 No fixed quota
78 85 Oxfam Charity Competitive 50+
79 75 Arcadia Group Retail £19,000-£24,000 200+
80 77 Santander Banking & finance - -
81 80 UBS Investment banking & fund management Competitive 100+
82 67 Penguin Media Competitive 50+
83 68 Hogan Lovells Law £39,500 60
84 78 Herbert Smith Freehills Law £39,500 70
85 87 Lloyd's Banking & finance £26,000 12-15
86   - Bloomberg Media Competitive 300
87   - Norton Rose Fulbright Law £39,500 55
88 55 Boots Retail £25,000 60
89   Savills Property Competitive 70
90 64 DLA Piper Law £23,000-£40,000 80
91 96 Mondelez International Consumer goods £27,000-£29,500 40
92 73 Red Bull Consumer goods - -
93 79 EDF Energy Oil & energy Competitive 60
94   - Dyson Engineering & industrial £22,000-£26,000 70
95   - E.ON Oil & energy £27,500-£40,000 50
96 76 Channel 4 Media - -
97 82 Diageo Consumer goods Competitive 50
98 94 Newton Europe Consulting £38,000 50
99 83 GE Engineering & industrial - -
100 84 Morrisons Retail £25,000 100+

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