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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.

Public administration & defence – Health professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Birmingham City Council 5
1 Kent County Council 5
1 Leicestershire County Council 5
1 Nottingham County Council 5
1 Plymouth City Council 5
1 Warwickshire County Council 5
7 Aberdeen City Council Fewer than 5
7 Angus Council Fewer than 5
7 Bracknell Forest Council Fewer than 5
7 Bristol City Council Fewer than 5
7 British Army Fewer than 5
7 Buckinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
7 City of Edinburgh Council Fewer than 5
7 Cornwall County Council Fewer than 5
7 Dorset County Council Fewer than 5
7 Durham County Council Fewer than 5
7 East Lothian Council Fewer than 5
7 Flintshire County Council Fewer than 5
7 Health Protection Agency Fewer than 5
7 Hull City Council Fewer than 5
7 Inverclyde Council Fewer than 5
7 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
7 Moray Council Fewer than 5
7 Newport City Council Fewer than 5
7 Norfolk County Council Fewer than 5
7 North Tyneside Council Fewer than 5
7 North Yorkshire County Council Fewer than 5
7 Nottinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
7 Royal Air Force (RAF) Fewer than 5
7 Scottish Borders Council Fewer than 5
7 Staffordshire County Council Fewer than 5
7 Stockton Borough Council Fewer than 5
7 Surrey County Council Fewer than 5
7 Wiltshire County Council 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.