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Top Graduate Employers

The finance and retail sectors are recruiting the greatest number of graduates into graduate-level employment, according to our latest figures. So, where are the jobs?

Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

  • Click on a company name to read an employer profile and find details of their graduate training – where in the UK they recruit, in what industries, and into what types of job.
  • See starting salaries and minimum educational requirements.
  • Find out how we created the graduate employers table.

West Midlands – Manufacturing

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Jaguar Land Rover 150
2 Aero Engine Controls 15
3 JCB 10
4 Amada 5
4 Aston Martin 5
4 Brose 5
4 Qinetiq 5
4 Rolls-Royce 5
9 Alstom Fewer than 5
9 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
9 Binding Site Fewer than 5
9 Cameron Fewer than 5
9 Caterpillar Fewer than 5
9 Cooper Industries Fewer than 5
9 Greggs Fewer than 5
9 Kraft Foods Fewer than 5
9 Perkins Engines Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2011–12) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.