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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.

East Midlands

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Rolls-Royce 130
2 Boots 35
3 Leicestershire County Council 20
3 Royal Air Force (RAF) 20
5 Derbyshire County Council 15
5 Lincolnshire County Council 15
5 Northamptonshire County Council 15
5 Queen's Medical Centre 15
5 Royal Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 15
5 Specsavers 15
5 University of Leicester 15
12 Chesterfield Royal Hospital 10
12 Derby City Council 10
12 Leicester City Council 10
12 National Health Service (NHS) 10
12 Next 10
12 Nottingham County Council 10
12 Nottinghamshire Police 10
12 Physio World 10
12 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 10
12 Siemens AG 10
12 Tesco 10
12 University of Nottingham 10
12 URS 10
25 2 Sisters Food Group 5
25 Aero Engine Controls 5
25 Aldi 5
25 Alstom 5
25 Amey 5
25 Assystem 5
25 Atkins 5
25 Atos 5
25 Bakkavör 5
25 Bates Weston 5
25 BDO 5
25 British Army 5
25 BYG Systems 5
25 Capital One 5
25 Cavendish Nuclear 5
25 Cooper Parry 5
25 Crystal 5
25 Curve Theatre 5
25 De Montfort University 5
25 Deloitte 5
25 Derby County F.C. 5
25 DHL 5
25 DNV GL 5
25 E.ON 5
25 Enterprise 5
25 Ernst & Young 5
25 Eurofins Scienctific 5
25 Experian 5
25 Explore Learning 5
25 Fisher German 5
25 Gleeds 5
25 Interfleet Technology 5
25 Kettering General Hospital 5
25 Kier Group 5
25 KPMG 5
25 Laing O'Rourke 5
25 Leicestershire Police 5
25 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
25 Loughborough University 5
25 Majestic Wine 5
25 Manor Pharmacy 5
25 McDonald's 5
25 MIRA 5
25 Northampton General Hospital 5
25 Northamptonshire Police 5
25 Nottingham Trent University 5
25 Nottinghamshire County Council 5
25 Santander 5
25 Severn Trent 5
25 St Joseph's Catholic Primary School 5
25 St Mary's Catholic Primary School 5
25 Teach First 5
25 Teachers 2 Parents 5
25 The Dustan School 5
25 Thorntons 5
25 Touchwood Pharmacy 5
25 Travis Perkins 5
25 Triumph Motorcycles 5
25 University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 5
25 University of Lincoln 5
25 University of Northampton 5
25 WCEC Architects 5
87 3M Fewer than 5
87 Access Group Fewer than 5
87 Action For Children Fewer than 5
87 AMEC Fewer than 5
87 Anglian Water Fewer than 5
87 Anthony Nolan Fewer than 5
87 Argos Fewer than 5
87 Arup Fewer than 5
87 Ask Italian Fewer than 5
87 Babcock Fewer than 5
87 Baker Tilly Fewer than 5
87 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
87 Barclays Fewer than 5
87 BOC Fewer than 5
87 Bombardier Fewer than 5
87 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
87 British Gas Fewer than 5
87 British Red Cross Fewer than 5
87 British Sugar Fewer than 5
87 Busy Bees Fewer than 5
87 Butlins Fewer than 5
87 Buxton Press Fewer than 5
87 Cambian Group Fewer than 5
87 Cancer Research UK Fewer than 5
87 Capgemini Fewer than 5
87 Capita Fewer than 5
87 Card Factory Fewer than 5
87 Carillion Fewer than 5
87 Carter Jonas Fewer than 5
87 Centrica Fewer than 5
87 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
87 Church of England Fewer than 5
87 Civil Service Fewer than 5
87 Cobham Fewer than 5
87 Conservative Party Fewer than 5
87 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
87 Coral Fewer than 5
87 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
87 Costain Fewer than 5
87 Cummins Fewer than 5
87 Danwood Fewer than 5
87 David Lloyd Fewer than 5
87 Dunelm Mill Fewer than 5
87 e.surv Fewer than 5
87 Edmundson Electrical Fewer than 5
87 English Heritage Fewer than 5
87 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
87 Faithful & Gould Fewer than 5
87 G4S Fewer than 5
87 Games Workshop Fewer than 5
87 Gap Fewer than 5
87 GL Noble Denton Fewer than 5
87 Graham Fewer than 5
87 Greencore Group Fewer than 5
87 Greene King Fewer than 5
87 Harlequin Fewer than 5
87 Harvey Nichols Fewer than 5
87 Howdens Joinery Fewer than 5
87 Hydrock Fewer than 5
87 Interserve Fewer than 5
87 INTO Fewer than 5
87 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
87 JCB Fewer than 5
87 LA Fitness Fewer than 5
87 Lidl Fewer than 5
87 Loughborough College Fewer than 5
87 MacIntyre Fewer than 5
87 MacIntyre Hudson Fewer than 5
87 Mark Group Fewer than 5
87 Market Force Fewer than 5
87 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
87 Mars Fewer than 5
87 Medicare Fewer than 5
87 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
87 Moore Stephens Fewer than 5
87 Morgan Advanced Matereials Fewer than 5
87 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
87 Morrisons Fewer than 5
87 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
87 Mouchel Fewer than 5
87 Moy Park Fewer than 5
87 Nacro Fewer than 5
87 National Grid Fewer than 5
87 National Trust Fewer than 5
87 Nationwide Fewer than 5
87 Natural England Fewer than 5
87 Nestlé Fewer than 5
87 Network Rail Fewer than 5
87 New Look Fewer than 5
87 Norbert Dentressangle Fewer than 5
87 North East Lincolnshire Council Fewer than 5
87 Nuffield Health Fewer than 5
87 Optical Express Fewer than 5
87 Orchard House Foods Fewer than 5
87 Parexel Fewer than 5
87 Paul Smith Fewer than 5
87 PepsiCo Fewer than 5
87 Persimmon Homes Fewer than 5
87 Peter Brett Fewer than 5
87 PGL Fewer than 5
87 Pizza Hut Fewer than 5
87 PK Education Fewer than 5
87 Premier Sports Fewer than 5
87 Protocol Education Fewer than 5
87 Pure Gym Fewer than 5
87 Randstad Fewer than 5
87 Reckitt Benckiser Fewer than 5
87 Rethink Fewer than 5
87 Richmond Fellowship Fewer than 5
87 Rock UK Fewer than 5
87 Rockstar Games Fewer than 5
87 Rowlands Pharmacy Fewer than 5
87 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Fewer than 5
87 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
87 RSPCA Fewer than 5
87 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
87 Samsung Fewer than 5
87 Shuropody Fewer than 5
87 Skanska Fewer than 5
87 Soletrader Fewer than 5
87 Spirit Pub Company Fewer than 5
87 Sports Direct Fewer than 5
87 Stobart Group Fewer than 5
87 Subway Fewer than 5
87 Superdrug Fewer than 5
87 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
87 Terex Fewer than 5
87 The One Off Fewer than 5
87 The Range Fewer than 5
87 Thomson Reuters Fewer than 5
87 Totemic Fewer than 5
87 Toyota Fewer than 5
87 UCCF Fewer than 5
87 United Biscuits Fewer than 5
87 University of Derby Fewer than 5
87 Unknown Employer Fewer than 5
87 Unspecified Company Fewer than 5
87 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
87 Unspecified Pharmacy Fewer than 5
87 Unspecified Primary School Fewer than 5
87 Urban Outfitters Fewer than 5
87 Valuation Office Agency Fewer than 5
87 Veolia Environmental Services Fewer than 5
87 Veterinary Practice Fewer than 5
87 Vinci Construction Fewer than 5
87 Vision for Education Fewer than 5
87 Waitrose Fewer than 5
87 Weatherford International Fewer than 5
87 Western Power Distribution Fewer than 5
87 Wilko Fewer than 5
87 YMCA 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.