Top 5 Graduate Employers

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02 April 2015 | Career Advice | Guest Author

It’s a daunting time for any student set to enter the world as a fully-fledged graduate. There’s no need to worry though, as the team here at GradJobs have compiled a handy list consisting of the top 5 graduate employers. They’re in no particular order, but we’ve included employers who cover a range of sectors.


Salary range - Competitive
Minimum Requirements – 2.1 Degree, 280-260 UCAS points

Working within a number of different sectors and disciplines, Deloitte have a range of exciting opportunities across the UK for graduates looking to make a career for themselves. Graduates can take advantages of the fantastic training scheme, ensuring you are given the skillset to thrive in your chosen sector. Deloitte have graduate opportunities in Tax, Audit, Consulting, Corporate Finance and Technology. The graduate opportunities available from Deloitte give you the exciting chance to work towards a professional qualification while simultaneously building on your technical and business experience. Click here to view the graduate opportunities available at Deloitte.


Salary Range - £42,000+
Minimum Requirements – 2.1 Degree

The schemes available at Aldi are highly sought after because of their top-quality Area Management Programme. This graduate scheme offers a highly competitive salary as well as an Audi A4. To successfully get your foot in the door, you’ll need to demonstrate high energy levels, a willingness to learn, as well as good, solid academics. As with any good graduate scheme, you can expect lots of training surrounding all facets of retail management, ranging from the operations at store level all the way to financial administration. Aldi’s graduate scheme is becoming more and more competitive each year because of its rewarding and quality programme. View the current graduate schemes available at Aldi today and click here.

Royal Navy 

Salary Range - £25,220+
Minimum Requirements – Degree relevant to role

Defending Britain’s seas, ports and merchant ships, The Royal Navy plays a large role in defending our country. Plus, they have also developed a fantastic reputation for its commitment to providing first-class training and experience to young graduates within the UK. There are a number of exciting and varying disciplines available within The Royal Navy, so whether you want to forge an exciting career within engineering, warfare, medical or logistics – The Royal Navy will give you the training, experience and the passion you need to succeed. Check out the graduate schemes currently available at The Royal Navy and click here.

Jaguar Land Rover

Salary Range - £29,000+
Minimum Requirements – 2.2 Degree

Jaguar and Land Rover joined forces in 2000, forming Jaguar Land Rover – however they still hold true to their traditional values and work together with integrity and understanding; achieving excellence in everything they do. Graduate opportunities within Jaguar Land Rover span across a number of sectors including design, purchasing, property, marketing, sales and service, and finance. There are huge opportunities for advancement as well as a number of benefits and rewards, such as the opportunity to be mentored and coached from industry experts as well as the support to gain professional accreditation. With their eclectic list of graduate programme areas, Jaguar Land Rover are an employer who have earned their spot on the Guardian Top 300 AND Times 100 Graduate Employers lists.


Salary Range – £25,000 - £32,000
Minimum Requirements – Relevant degree depending on role

Loved by many, SKY have been entertaining the UK since 1990 – and they also boast an impressive graduate programmes which covers all disciplines within the business. This includes technology, software engineering, programmes management, marketing and finance. There is no shortage of development opportunities at SKY, with many graduates taking advantage of the tailored and structured plan of progression.

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