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Top Graduate Employers

Our latest look at graduate recruiters shows that financial services are once again the top UK employers of graduates. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Public administration & defence – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 40
2 Environment Agency 15
3 British Army 10
3 Civil Service 10
5 Aberdeenshire Council 5
5 Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) 5
5 Hampshire County Council 5
5 Kent County Council 5
5 Leicester City Council 5
5 Royal Navy 5
11 AWE Fewer than 5
11 Bedford Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Bournemouth Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Cabinet Office Fewer than 5
11 Cafcass Fewer than 5
11 Calderdale Council Fewer than 5
11 Camden London Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Carmarthenshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Coventry City Council Fewer than 5
11 Croydon Council Fewer than 5
11 Cumbria County Council Fewer than 5
11 Defence Engineering and Science Group Fewer than 5
11 Department for International Development Fewer than 5
11 Derbyshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Devon County Council Fewer than 5
11 Dundee City Council Fewer than 5
11 Durham County Council Fewer than 5
11 Ealing Council Fewer than 5
11 East Riding of Yorkshire Council Fewer than 5
11 Enfield Council Fewer than 5
11 Falkirk Council Fewer than 5
11 Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
11 Hertfordshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Highland Council Fewer than 5
11 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
11 Home Office Fewer than 5
11 House of Commons Fewer than 5
11 Humberside Police Fewer than 5
11 Intellectual Property Office Fewer than 5
11 Kirklees Council Fewer than 5
11 Lambeth Council Fewer than 5
11 Leeds City Council Fewer than 5
11 London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Fewer than 5
11 London Borough of Redbridge Fewer than 5
11 Luton Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Middlesbrough Council Fewer than 5
11 Norfolk County Council Fewer than 5
11 North Lanarkshire Council Fewer than 5
11 Northamptonshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Nottingham County Council Fewer than 5
11 ofgem Fewer than 5
11 Portsmouth City Council Fewer than 5
11 Public Health England Fewer than 5
11 Royal Air Force (RAF) Fewer than 5
11 South Tyneside Council Fewer than 5
11 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 UK Parliament Fewer than 5
11 Worcestershire County Council Fewer than 5
11 York City Council Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2012–13) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.