LinkedIn University Rankings Based on Career Outcomes − Undergraduate rankings in the United Kingdom

Thursday - October 9, 2014

LinkedIn Ranking UK

On October 1st. came out the LinkedIn University Rankings Based on Career Outcomes − Undergraduate rankings in the United Kingdom. This report analyzed millions of alumni profiles to find out how schools stack up across a variety of careers and to determine which schools in the UK are best at launching graduates into desirable jobs.

How LinkedIn obtained the results of this ranking?

LinkedIn team found the top schools for each field of study: First, they identified the top companies where professionals from each professional career are choosing to work. Next, they found people on LinkedIn who work as a professional in X career and saw where they went to school. Finally, for each school, they found the percentage of these alumni who’ve landed to these jobs at these top companies, then compared the percentages to come up with the list.

From University to Career − The results of the ranking

The LinkedIn University Rankings Based on Career Outcomes − Undergraduate rankings in the United Kingdom  report highlighted the careers of Accounting, Finance, Marketing & Media as the the top careers launching graduates into desirable jobs. After LinkedIn team analyzed  the millions of alumni profiles, these were the results:

Accounting Professionals

  1. University of Warwick, 68,000 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  2. University of Oxford, 142,300 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  3. UCL94,200 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  4. University of Bath, 47,000 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  5. The London School of Econommics and Political Science, 113, 400 students & alumni on LinkedIn

Finance Professionals

  1. The London School of Economics and Political Science,  113, 400 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  2. UCL, 94,200 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  3. University of Cambridge, 154,700 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  4. Imperial College London, 78,800 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  5. University of Warwick, 68,000 students & alumni on LinkedIn

Investment Bankers

  1. The London School of Economics and Political Science,  113, 400 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  2. UCL, 94,200 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  3. University of Cambridge, 154,700 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  4. University of Oxford, 142,300 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  5. University of Warwick, 68,000 students & alumni on LinkedIn

Marketers

  1. The London School of Economics and Political Science,  113, 400 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  2. Aston University, 38,400 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  3. University of Bath, 47,000 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  4. University of Surrey, 49,500 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  5. Durham University, 60,600 students & alumni on LinkedIn

Media Professionals

  1.  University of Leeds, 116,700 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  2. University of Oxford, 142,300 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  3. University of Nottingham, 93,200 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  4. Cardiff University, 57,100 students & alumni on LinkedIn
  5. Durham University, 60,600 students & alumni on LinkedIn

Deciding where to study and in which school invest is a tough decision, this report will serve from now on as a guide for students and parents to decide which school to choose in order to obtain a desirable job after graduation.

Source: blog.linkedin.com