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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry continues to be the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Public administration & defence – Teaching & educational professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Bristol City Council 5
1 Essex County Council 5
1 Gateshead Council 5
1 Hampshire County Council 5
1 Highland Council 5
1 Kent County Council 5
1 Lancashire County Council 5
1 Luton Borough Council 5
1 Suffolk County Council 5
1 Wakefield Council 5
11 Bedford Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Birmingham City Council Fewer than 5
11 Bolton Council Fewer than 5
11 Bradford Council Fewer than 5
11 Calderdale Council Fewer than 5
11 Cambridgeshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Central Bedfordshire Council Fewer than 5
11 Cornwall County Council Fewer than 5
11 Coventry City Council Fewer than 5
11 Department for Education Fewer than 5
11 Derby City Council Fewer than 5
11 Dumfries & Galloway Council Fewer than 5
11 Durham County Council Fewer than 5
11 East Sussex County Council Fewer than 5
11 Enfield Council Fewer than 5
11 Fife Council Fewer than 5
11 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Fewer than 5
11 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
11 Herefordshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Hertfordshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Leeds City Council Fewer than 5
11 Leicester City Council Fewer than 5
11 London Borough of Hounslow Fewer than 5
11 London Borough of Newham Council Fewer than 5
11 London Borough of Sutton Council Fewer than 5
11 Medway Council Fewer than 5
11 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
11 Newcastle City Council Fewer than 5
11 North Somerset Council Fewer than 5
11 North Yorkshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Northamptonshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Northumberland County Council Fewer than 5
11 Oldham Council Fewer than 5
11 Pembrokeshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Perth & Kinross Council Fewer than 5
11 Plymouth City Council Fewer than 5
11 Portsmouth City Council Fewer than 5
11 Rochdale Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Rotherham Metropolitcan Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Royal Borough of Greenwich Coucil Fewer than 5
11 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Fewer than 5
11 Salford City Council Fewer than 5
11 Sandwell Council Fewer than 5
11 Scottish Borders Council Fewer than 5
11 Somerset County Council Fewer than 5
11 South Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
11 South Gloucestershire Council Fewer than 5
11 South Tyneside Council Fewer than 5
11 Southwark Council Fewer than 5
11 Staffordshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Sunderland City Council Fewer than 5
11 Surrey County Council Fewer than 5
11 Warrington Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 West Dunbartonshire Council Fewer than 5
11 West Sussex County Council Fewer than 5
11 Wiltshire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Worcestershire County Council Fewer than 5
11 Worcestershire County Council  Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2013–14) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.