UK Top 100 Graduate Employers

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  • Arcadia Group

    Roles Available - Finance, General Management, Human Resources, Logistics, Purchasing, Retailing.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~300 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £18,500-£23,000 For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round. Although some schemes are undergoing review for 2012.
  • McKinsey & Company

    Roles Available - Consulting
    Vacancies in 2012 - no fixed quota graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Boston Consulting Group

    Roles Available - Consulting
    Vacancies in 2012 - No fixed quota graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Oliver Wyman

    Roles Available - Consulting
    Vacancies in 2012 - no fixed quota graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Citi

    Roles Available - Finance, Human Resources, Investment Banking, IT.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 250+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Bain & Company

    Roles Available - Consulting
    Vacancies in 2012 - Possible graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • UBS

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Finance, Human Resources, Investment Banking, IT.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 300+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • WPP

    Roles Available - Marketing, Media
    Vacancies in 2012 - 1-10 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • J.P.Morgan

    Roles Available - Finance, Human Resources, Investment Banking, IT.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~300 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive Fore more visit Graduate website
  • Deutsche Bank

    Visit DB's [careers website](db.com/careers) for full information.
  • Bank of America

    Roles Available - Finance, Human Resources, Investment Banking, IT, Marketing, R&D, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~250 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Bank of England

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Finance, Human Resources, IT
    Vacancies in 2012 ~30-50 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £29,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • John Lewis

    Roles Available - Finance, IT, Retailing
    Vacancies in 2012 ~100 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £25,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Barclays Capital

    Roles Available - Finance, Human Resources, Investment Banking, IT, Law, Marketing.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~250 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Unilever

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Manufacturing, Marketing, R&D, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 60-70 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £28,500 For more visit Graduate website
  • Savills

    Roles Available - Property
    Vacancies in 2012 - 50+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Civil Service

    Roles Available - Engineering, General Management, Human Resources, IT.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 300-400 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Up to £27,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Sky

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Consulting, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Media, Purchasing.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~70 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £22,000-£28,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Microsoft

    Roles Available - IT, Marketing, Sales
    Vacancies in 2012 ~40 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Credit Suisse

    Roles Available - Finance, Investment Banking, IT
    Vacancies in 2012 - 275 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Marks & Spencer

    Roles Available - General Management, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, R&D, Retailing.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~200 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £23,500-£25,500 For more visit Graduate website
  • Sainsbury's

    Roles Available - General Management, Human Resources, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, Retailing.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 30+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Boots

    Roles Available - Finance, IT, Marketing, Retailing
    Vacancies in 2012 ~67 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £23,000 For more visit Graduate website *Please check the website for deadline dates. Applications normally close within 4 weeks of starting. Apply early.
  • EDF Energy

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, General Management, Human Resources.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~100 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £25,500+ For more visit Graduate website
  • nucleargraduates

    Roles Available - Consulting, Engineering, General Management, Human Resources, Manufacturing, R&D.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~80 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £24,500 For more visit Graduate website
  • Network Rail

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Engineering, Finance, General Management, IT, Logistics, Purchasing.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~100 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £24,500-£26,900 For more visit Graduate website
  • Barclays

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, Retailing
    Vacancies in 2012 - 100+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £36,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • BP

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, Logistics, R&D
    Vacancies in 2012 ~175 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £32,000+ For more visit Graduate wesbite
  • E.ON

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, R&D, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~40 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £26,500+ For more visit Graduate website *please check deadline dates for individual schemes. May vary.
  • NHS

    Roles Available - Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~100 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary ££££ For more visit Graduate website
  • BAE Systems

    BAE Systems have not listed any application deadline. The information is not available from Times Top 100 website. It is advised to check their Graduate website for further information.
  • Shell

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, R&D, Retailing, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 100+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £32,500 For more visit Graduate website *Application deadline not known. See their website.
  • BT

    Roles Available - Consulting, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Law, Logistics, Marketing, Media, R&D, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~130 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £27,000 For more visit Graduate website *Deadline date from Milkround
  • Jaguar Land Rover

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Manufacturing, Marketing, Purchasing, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~150 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary -£27,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Co-operative Group

    Roles Available - Finance, General Management
    Vacancies in 2012 ~19 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £24,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Kraft Foods

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketing, R&D, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 15-20 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £27000+ For more visit Graduate website *Please check application dates once new website launches on 3rd october 2011
  • RWE npower

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, General Management, IT, Marketing, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~30 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £25,000 For more visit Graduate website *Deadlines are different for different schemes. Please check individual deadlines, they might exceed deadline shown here.
  • Cancer Research UK

    Roles Available - Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, R&D, Retailing.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 100+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Transport for London

    **Please check website for applying. No deadlines given. Can close as soon as enough applications are received.** Roles Available - Accountancy, Engineering, Finance, General Management, IT, Logistics, Purchasing.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~50 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £25,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Rolls-Royce

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Law, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketing, Purchasing, R&D, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~200 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £26,300-£28,800 For more visit Graduate website
  • Airbus

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Logistics, Manufacturing, Purchasing, R&D
    Vacancies in 2012 - 50-80 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £25,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Allen & Overy

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 ~90 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £38,000 For more visit Graduate website *Applications from undergraduates for start in 2014-15
  • Herbert Smith

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 - 85 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £38,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Sony

    Roles Available - General Management, Marketing, Media, Retailing, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 10-15 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Un-necessary direct music play on website. Please be-ware.
  • Local Government (NGDP)

    Roles Available - General Management
    Vacancies in 2012 - 50+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £22,958 For more visit Graduate website
  • RBS Group

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Finance, General Management, Investment Banking, IT, Marketing, Purchasing, Retailing, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 700+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Some deadlines are as early as 30/11/2011. Please refer to individual deadline.
  • Santander

    ** Please check website for application deadlines. This is just an assumption**
    Roles Available - Accountancy, Finance, General Management, Investment Banking, IT, Marketing, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 100 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • BBC

    The BBC does not run a formal graduate entry programme, preferring instead to hire staff as individual vacancies arise. Despite this, a significant number of recent graduates do join the BBC each year to work in engineering, finance, management, information technology, marketing, new media, research and development and broadcasting. Read more.
  • HSBC

    Roles Available - General Management, Marketing, Retailing
    Vacancies in 2012 ~150 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary £25,000-£30,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Grant Thornton

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Finance
    Vacancies in 2012 ~200 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Ministry of Defence

    Roles Available - Engineering
    Vacancies in 2012 ~75 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £24,857 For more visit Graduate website *Applications to begin in mid October 2011. Closing date not specified (assumed)
  • National Grid

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, General Management, IT, Property.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~50 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Mars

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, General Management, Purchasing, R&D.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~30 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £29,000-£31,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Asda

    Roles Available - Finance, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, Retailing,
    Vacancies in 2012 ~55 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £23,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Tesco

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Consulting, Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, Retailing.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~400 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Applications taken, reviewed and closed on first come first serve basis. No hard application deadline.
  • Apple

    Apple is looking for natural leaders who are creative, smart, dynamic, interesting, authentic and driven. People who are unwilling to settle for doing anything less than what they love. *Following information is only valid for Apple Store Leader Programme
  • AstraZeneca

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, R&D.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 15-25 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Applications are accepted all year round. Apply early and please check website for individual programme deadline.
  • Goldman Sachs

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Finance, Investment Banking, IT
    Vacancies in 2012 ~300 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website For more visit Graduate website *Deadline not stated, assumed.
  • Teach First

    Roles Available - All sectors
    Vacancies in 2012 ~1,040 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Diageo

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Logistics, Marketing, Purchasing, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~100 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Check website for actual deadline. Applications accepted all year round
  • Nestlé

    Applications have now closed for 2011. Applications for 2012 will begin later. Please check the Graduate website to be updated.
  • Centrica

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Marketing.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~80+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Applications were not open when checked on 28/9/11. Date assumed when applications resume.
  • Saatchi & Saatchi

    The scheme provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary in the highly popular sector of media and advertising. Opportunities for graduates include those in media/marketing and creative. For more visit Graduate website *Applications will begin in Jan 2012. Please check.
  • Foreign Office

    No information available at the moment. Please visit the Foreign Office Recruitment site for updates.
  • Bloomberg

    Roles Available - Finance, IT, Sales
    Vacancies in 2012 - 300+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round
  • L’Oréal

    Roles Available - Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Sales
    Vacancies in 2012 ~36 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £28,000 For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round
  • ExxonMobil

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, IT, Marketing, Retailing, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~30 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £34,000+ For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round.
  • RAF

    There are graduate careers and then there are graduate challenges – we’d like to think we’re the latter. For more visit Graduate website *No set deadline on applications. Although apply early.
  • Procter and Gamble (P&G)

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Engineering, Finance, HR, IT, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketing, R&D, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~ 120 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £28,600 For more visit Graduate website *Applications taken all year round
  • Slaughter and May

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 ~90 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £38,000 For more visit Graduate website *Application deadline assumed. No hard deadline given.
  • IBM

    Roles Available - Consulting, IT, Sales
    Vacancies in 2012 - 250+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £27,000-£32,000 For more visit Graduate website *Applications take all year round
  • Lloyds Banking Group

    Roles Available - Finance, General Management, Human Resources, Investment Banking, IT.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~200 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £28,000-£38,000 For more visit Graduate website *Check here for deadline and application status.
  • Morgan Stanley

    Roles Available - Finance, Human Resources, Investment Banking, IT.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 350-400 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Check website for deadlines on individual programs.
  • Lidl

    Roles Available - General Management, Purchasing, Retailing, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~20 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £33,000 For more visit Graduate website *Applications are taken all year round.
  • McDonald's Restaurants

    Roles Available - General Management, Retailing
    Vacancies in 2012 - 100-150 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £18,500-£21,500 For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round
  • Accenture

    Roles Available - Consulting, IT
    Vacancies in 2012 ~500 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £31,500 For more visit Graduate website
  • Aldi

    Roles Available - General Management, Retailing
    Vacancies in 2012 ~ 60+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £40,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • GlaxoSmithKline

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Manufacturing, Marketing, Purchasing, R&D, Sales
    Vacancies in 2012 - 50+ graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Applications taken all year round.
  • Google

    Roles available in - Consulting, Media, IT, Marketing, Sales
    Vacancies - 100-300 job roles
    Starting Salary - £20,000-£35,000 For more visit Google's Job site *Details taken from graduate-jobs.com *No specific deadline for applications
  • Balfour Beatty

    Roles Available - Engineering
    Vacancies in 2012 ~150 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round. Check individual scheme for application status.
  • Oxfam

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Media, Purchasing, R&D, Retailing.
    Vacancies in 2012 - 100 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Voluntary For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round
  • Dstl

    Roles Available - Engineering, IT, R&D
    Vacancies in 2012 - 60-70 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £20,837 For more visit Graduate website
  • Clifford Chance

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 ~120 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £38,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Arup

    Roles Available - Consulting, Engineering, Finance, Logistics, Manufacturing, R&D.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~140 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £21000-£26000 For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round.
  • Linklaters

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 ~110 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary- £37,400 For more visit Graduate website *Application deadline for training contract for 2014 start. For other schemes deadline please check here.
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 ~100 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £39,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • DLA Piper

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 ~90 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Royal Navy

    Roles Available - Engineering, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Law, Logistics, R&D.
    Vacancies in 2012 - no fixed quota graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £29,587 For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round
  • Baker & McKenzie

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 ~38 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £38,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Simmons & Simmons

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 ~40 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £36,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • Hogan Lovells

    Roles Available - Law
    Vacancies in 2012 ~Up to 75 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £38,000 For more visit Graduate website
  • PWC

    Roles available in Accountancy, Consulting, Finance, IT, Law.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~ 1,250 graduate jobs.
    Starting Salary - Competitive Visit Graduate website
  • Deloitte

    Roles Available Accountancy, Consulting, Finance, IT.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~1,200 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - ££££ For more visit Graduate website
  • KPMG

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Consulting, Finance, Human Resources, IT.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~ 1,000 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - ££££ For more visit Graduate website
  • Ernst & Young

    Roles Available - Accountancy, Consulting, Finance, IT
    Vacancies in 2012 ~900 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website
  • Army

    Roles available in - Accountancy, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Law, Logistics, Marketing, Research & Development.
    Vacancies ~1000
    Salary - £27,068 For more visit Graduate website *Ongoing recruitment all year round. *Details taken from www.graduate-jobs.com
  • MI5 - The Security Service

    Roles Available - Finance, General Management, Human Resources, IT, Law.
    Vacancies in 2012 - TBC graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - Competitive For more visit Graduate website *Applications are accepted all year round
  • Penguin

    Roles Available - Finance, Human Resources, Logistics, Marketing, Media, Sales.
    Vacancies in 2012 ~30 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £19,825-£21,025 For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round
  • Atkins

    Roles Available - Consulting, Engineering, Property
    Vacancies in 2012 ~150 graduate jobs
    Starting Salary - £22,000-£33,000 For more visit Graduate website *Applications accepted all year round.
  • Police

    Do you want to do something worthwhile?
    Are you looking for a career that's a bit different, where you will face new and challenging situations daily? Visit [Police Careers Site ](www.policecouldyou.co.uk) *Applications accepted all year round. Following information is for the Police High Potential Development Scheme Graduate Careers & Training Scheme
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