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.

Yorkshire and the Humber – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Leeds City Council 20
2 Calderdale Council 5
2 Department for Work & Pensions 5
2 Doncaster Council 5
2 East Riding of Yorkshire Council 5
2 North East Lincolnshire Council 5
2 North Lincolnshire Council 5
2 North Yorkshire County Council 5
2 Sheffield City Council 5
2 West Yorkshire Probation Trust 5
11 Barnsley Council Fewer than 5
11 Bradford Council Fewer than 5
11 City of York Council Fewer than 5
11 Department for Education Fewer than 5
11 Department of Health Fewer than 5
11 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
11 Harrogate Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Home Office Fewer than 5
11 Hull City Council Fewer than 5
11 Kirklees Council Fewer than 5
11 National Probation Service Fewer than 5
11 Wakefield 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.