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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 – Teaching & educational professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 East Renfrewshire Council 5
1 Essex County Council 5
1 Hampshire County Council 5
1 Hertfordshire County Council 5
1 Lancashire County Council 5
1 Leicestershire County Council 5
1 Manchester City Council 5
1 North Lanarkshire Council 5
1 Oxfordshire County Council 5
1 Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 5
1 Sunderland City Council 5
1 West Sussex County Council 5
13 Aberdeenshire Council Fewer than 5
13 Angus Council Fewer than 5
13 Bedford Borough Council Fewer than 5
13 Birmingham City Council Fewer than 5
13 Bolton Council Fewer than 5
13 Bournemouth Borough Council Fewer than 5
13 Bracknell Forest Council Fewer than 5
13 Bradford Council Fewer than 5
13 Buckinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
13 Calderdale Council Fewer than 5
13 City and County of Swansea Council Fewer than 5
13 Cornwall County Council Fewer than 5
13 Coventry City Council Fewer than 5
13 Cumbria County Council Fewer than 5
13 Department for Education Fewer than 5
13 Derbyshire County Council Fewer than 5
13 Dorset County Council Fewer than 5
13 Dumfries & Galloway Council Fewer than 5
13 Durham County Council Fewer than 5
13 East Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
13 East Sussex County Council Fewer than 5
13 Enfield Council Fewer than 5
13 Falkirk Council Fewer than 5
13 Fife Council Fewer than 5
13 Glasgow City Council Fewer than 5
13 Hackney Council Fewer than 5
13 Harrow Council Fewer than 5
13 Hartlepool Borough Council Fewer than 5
13 Highland Council Fewer than 5
13 Isle of Anglesey County Council Fewer than 5
13 Kent County Council Fewer than 5
13 Leeds City Council Fewer than 5
13 Leicester City Council Fewer than 5
13 Lincolnshire County Council Fewer than 5
13 London Borough of Bexley Fewer than 5
13 London Borough of Ealing Fewer than 5
13 London Borough of Hounslow Fewer than 5
13 Luton Borough Council Fewer than 5
13 Medway Council Fewer than 5
13 Merton Council Fewer than 5
13 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
13 Monmouthshire County Council Fewer than 5
13 Norfolk County Council Fewer than 5
13 North Somerset Council Fewer than 5
13 North Yorkshire County Council Fewer than 5
13 Northamptonshire County Council Fewer than 5
13 Northumberland County Council Fewer than 5
13 Nottinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
13 Plymouth City Council Fewer than 5
13 Powys County Council Fewer than 5
13 Reading Borough Council Fewer than 5
13 Renfrewshire Council Fewer than 5
13 Sandwell Council Fewer than 5
13 Scottish Borders Council Fewer than 5
13 Sheffield City Council Fewer than 5
13 Shropshire Council Fewer than 5
13 Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
13 South Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
13 South Lanarkshire Council Fewer than 5
13 South Tyneside Council Fewer than 5
13 St Helens Council Fewer than 5
13 Stirling Council Fewer than 5
13 Surrey County Council Fewer than 5
13 Torbay Council Fewer than 5
13 Wandsworth Council Fewer than 5
13 West Lothian Council Fewer than 5
13 Wiltshire County Council Fewer than 5
13 Wolverhampton 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.