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 surveying.

The top graduate employers for construction, civil engineering and surveying are listed in the table below. In this year’s rankings the top six remained the same, with Atkins at the top spot and Arup in second place. Mott MacDonald, Balfour Beatty, AECOM and Laing O’Rourke remained in third, fourth, fifth and sixth place. AMEC and Buro Happold switched into the seventh and eighth spots, with BAM Construct UK and Skanska also swapping places.

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

  • are increasingly likely to be male; 62% are male, higher than last year when it was 55.8%
  • 60% had relevant work experience, higher than most other sectors

In 2014, nearly 30,000 undergraduates took part in the trendence Graduate Barometer. The 2015 survey is open now: have your say, take part here

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

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