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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 – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Army 5
1 Hertfordshire County Council 5
3 Aberdeen City Council Fewer than 5
3 Aberdeenshire Council Fewer than 5
3 Bridgend County Borough Council Fewer than 5
3 Bury Council Fewer than 5
3 Cardiff Council Fewer than 5
3 Carmarthenshire County Council Fewer than 5
3 Cheshire East Council Fewer than 5
3 Cornwall County Council Fewer than 5
3 Croydon Council Fewer than 5
3 Department for Education Fewer than 5
3 Devon County Council Fewer than 5
3 Dundee City Council Fewer than 5
3 Durham County Council Fewer than 5
3 East Lothian Council Fewer than 5
3 Essex County Council Fewer than 5
3 Harrogate Borough Council Fewer than 5
3 Hartlepool Borough Council Fewer than 5
3 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
3 Home Office Fewer than 5
3 Leeds City Council Fewer than 5
3 Leicester City Council Fewer than 5
3 Medway Council Fewer than 5
3 Middlesbrough Council Fewer than 5
3 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
3 Newport City Council Fewer than 5
3 Northamptonshire County Council Fewer than 5
3 Portsmouth City Council Fewer than 5
3 Rochdale Borough Council Fewer than 5
3 Royal Air Force (RAF) Fewer than 5
3 Royal Navy Fewer than 5
3 South Tyneside Council Fewer than 5
3 Sussex Police Fewer than 5
3 Thames Valley Police Fewer than 5
3 Walsall Council Fewer than 5
3 Wandsworth Council Fewer than 5
3 Wokingham Borough 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.