18 consulting firms have been listed in the ‘top 300 leading graduate employers in the UK’, with PwC securing the highest spot. The ranking, which is led by Google, is based on the Graduate Barometer survey executed by Trendence and reflects the opinions of students and graduates in the UK.
UK’s 300 leading graduate employers
The UK’s 300 leading graduate employers list is an annual ranking which reveals the most sought-after employers in the UK. The prestigious list is based on the Graduate Barometer, according to initiator Trendence* Europe’s largest pan-European survey of graduate trends, and highlights the most favourite employers of secondary school students, college students and graduates in the UK.
More than 44,000 people participated in this year’s survey, resulting in a top three led by Google (#1), GlaxoSmithKline (#2) and Cancer Research UK (#3). 18 consulting firms made the ranking, with PwC, found on twelfth place, securing the highest spot. An overview of the firms included and their rankings:
Consulting firms the popular choice?
Last year, The Times conducted a similar research into the most popular and prestigious employers in the eyes of UK graduates. The so-called ‘Top 100 Graduate Employers’ ranking included 12 consulting firms, of which 11 are also listed in Trendence’s list.
See the section ‘Rankings & Awards’ for an overview of all (international) rankings of consultancies.
* Trendence is a research institute that specialises in employer branding and recruitment.