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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 – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Birmingham City Council 25
2 Sandwell Council 10
2 Staffordshire County Council 10
4 Coventry City Council 5
4 Shropshire Council 5
4 Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council 5
4 Warwickshire County Council 5
4 Wolverhampton City Council 5
4 Worcestershire County Council  5
10 Herefordshire County Council Fewer than 5
10 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
10 Stoke-on-Trent City Council Fewer than 5
10 Telford & Wrekin Council Fewer than 5
10 Valuation Office Agency Fewer than 5
10 West Midlands Police Fewer than 5
10 Worcestershire 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.