The Guardian UK 300: top construction, civil engineering and surveying employers

The Guardian UK 300

The Guardian UK 300

…as voted for by students and graduates

The Guardian UK 300 is the largest and most comprehensive annual survey of student opinion on graduate careers and employers. The survey determines not only the most popular 300 graduate employers in the UK overall, but also the most popular graduate employers in a range of career sectors, including construction, civil engineering and quantity surveying.

The top graduate employers for construction, civil engineering and quantity surveying are listed in the table below. Petrofac are a new addition in tenth place, while BAM Construct UK have climbed three places to sixth. Mott Macdonald remain in third place and Arup has knocked last year’s leader Atkins into second place to top the table.

Students who were interested in construction, civil engineering and quantity surveying…

  • were most likely to be engineering students
  • had related work experience in 74 per cent of cases

In 2015, over 44,000 undergraduates took part in the trendence Graduate Barometer.

Employer Rank
1 Arup 2 up
2 Atkins 1 down
3 Mott MacDonald 3 same
4 AECOM 5 up
5 Balfour Beatty 4 down
6 BAM Construct UK 9 up
7 Laing O'Rourke 6 down
8 Buro Happold 8 same
9 AMEC (now AMEC Foster Wheeler) 7 down
10 Petrofac - -

View related sector lists: Top engineering, design and manufacturing graduate employers and Top energy and utilities graduate employers