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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.

East Midlands

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Rolls-Royce 105
2 Boots 55
3 Royal Air Force (RAF) 30
4 De Montfort University 25
5 Nottinghamshire County Council 20
6 Derbyshire County Council 15
6 Nottingham County Council 15
8 Atkins 10
8 Capital One 10
8 Derby City Council 10
8 Enterprise 10
8 Intelligent Energy 10
8 Leicester City Council 10
8 Lincolnshire County Council 10
8 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
8 Loughborough University 10
8 National Probation Service 10
8 Next 10
8 Northamptonshire County Council 10
8 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 10
8 Siemens AG 10
8 Specsavers 10
8 Sports Direct 10
8 Teach First 10
8 Tesco 10
8 Travis Perkins 10
8 Triumph Motorcycles 10
8 University of Leicester 10
8 University of Nottingham 10
30 Aecom 5
30 Aldi 5
30 Asda 5
30 Atos 5
30 Baker Tilly 5
30 Bakkavör 5
30 Balfour Beatty 5
30 British Gas 5
30 British Sugar 5
30 Caterpillar 5
30 Cavendish Nuclear 5
30 Cummins 5
30 Derbyshire Constabulary 5
30 DHL 5
30 DNV GL 5
30 Dunelm Mill 5
30 E.ON 5
30 Explore Learning 5
30 Games Workshop 5
30 General Electric 5
30 George 5
30 Greencore Group 5
30 Joules 5
30 Kier Group 5
30 KPMG 5
30 Leicestershire County Council 5
30 Lidl 5
30 MAHLE Powertrain 5
30 McDonald's 5
30 MIRA 5
30 Morrisons 5
30 Mott Macdonald 5
30 National Grid 5
30 Noble Foods 5
30 Northamptonshire Police 5
30 Nottingham Trent University 5
30 Parexel 5
30 Pendragon 5
30 Romax Technology 5
30 Royal Mail 5
30 RS Components 5
30 Serco 5
30 Severn Trent 5
30 Synergy Group 5
30 Union Square Software 5
30 United Parcel Service 5
30 University of Lincoln 5
30 Unspecified 5
30 URS 5
30 Vision Express 5
80 2 Sisters Food Group Fewer than 5
80 3M Fewer than 5
80 Acorn Fewer than 5
80 Age UK Fewer than 5
80 AllSaints Fewer than 5
80 Alstom Fewer than 5
80 Alzheimer's Society Fewer than 5
80 Amey Fewer than 5
80 Anthony Nolan Fewer than 5
80 Argos Fewer than 5
80 Arqiva Fewer than 5
80 Arup Fewer than 5
80 Aspire People Fewer than 5
80 Assystem Fewer than 5
80 B&Q Fewer than 5
80 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
80 Barclays Fewer than 5
80 Base 3 Systems Fewer than 5
80 Baxter Freight Fewer than 5
80 BDO Fewer than 5
80 Big Communications Fewer than 5
80 Bosch Fewer than 5
80 British Army Fewer than 5
80 Browne Jacobson Fewer than 5
80 BT Fewer than 5
80 Burberry Fewer than 5
80 Cambian Group Fewer than 5
80 Capita Fewer than 5
80 Carlsberg Fewer than 5
80 Centrica Fewer than 5
80 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
80 Childhood First Fewer than 5
80 Conservative Party Fewer than 5
80 Controls and Data Services Fewer than 5
80 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
80 Coral Fewer than 5
80 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
80 Costain Fewer than 5
80 CSC Fewer than 5
80 CVS Pharmacy Fewer than 5
80 De Vere Venues Fewer than 5
80 Deloitte Fewer than 5
80 Department for Education Fewer than 5
80 DPD Fewer than 5
80 DS Smith Fewer than 5
80 Edmundson Electrical Fewer than 5
80 Ellesmere College Fewer than 5
80 Elliott Wood Fewer than 5
80 Energus Fewer than 5
80 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
80 Environment Partnership Fewer than 5
80 Environmental Scientifics Group Fewer than 5
80 Eurofins Scienctific Fewer than 5
80 Experian Fewer than 5
80 FactSet Fewer than 5
80 Faithful & Gould Fewer than 5
80 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
80 Fat Face Fewer than 5
80 Fisher German Fewer than 5
80 Fitness First Fewer than 5
80 Foster Care Associates Fewer than 5
80 Fujitsu Fewer than 5
80 G4S Fewer than 5
80 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
80 GEO Amey Fewer than 5
80 Gleeds Fewer than 5
80 Grant Thornton Fewer than 5
80 Hays Fewer than 5
80 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
80 Hilti Fewer than 5
80 HM Prison Service Fewer than 5
80 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
80 Holland & Barrett Fewer than 5
80 Home Office Fewer than 5
80 Howdens Joinery Fewer than 5
80 Interserve Fewer than 5
80 INTO Fewer than 5
80 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
80 Jewson Fewer than 5
80 Johnston Press Fewer than 5
80 Justteachers Fewer than 5
80 Kent Police Fewer than 5
80 KFC Fewer than 5
80 Knights Pharmacy Fewer than 5
80 Ladbrokes Fewer than 5
80 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
80 Lambert Smith Hampton Fewer than 5
80 Laura Ashley Fewer than 5
80 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
80 Local World Fewer than 5
80 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
80 Manor Pharmacy Fewer than 5
80 Market Force Fewer than 5
80 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
80 Mars Fewer than 5
80 Mazars Fewer than 5
80 MBDA Fewer than 5
80 Mercedes-Benz Fewer than 5
80 Mind Fewer than 5
80 Moy Park Fewer than 5
80 National Health Service (NHS) Fewer than 5
80 National Offender Management Office Fewer than 5
80 Network Rail Fewer than 5
80 New Look Fewer than 5
80 Norbert Dentressangle Fewer than 5
80 Norbrook Laboratories Fewer than 5
80 O2 Fewer than 5
80 Optical Express Fewer than 5
80 P3 Fewer than 5
80 Park Resorts Fewer than 5
80 Partnerships in Care Fewer than 5
80 Paul Smith Fewer than 5
80 Petrofac Fewer than 5
80 Physio World Fewer than 5
80 Places for People Fewer than 5
80 Post Office Fewer than 5
80 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
80 Premier Sports Fewer than 5
80 Purcell Fewer than 5
80 Qube Global Software Fewer than 5
80 Quotient Clinical Fewer than 5
80 Reckitt Benckiser Fewer than 5
80 Ricoh Fewer than 5
80 Rockstar Games Fewer than 5
80 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Fewer than 5
80 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
80 Samworth Brothers Fewer than 5
80 Santander Fewer than 5
80 Savills Fewer than 5
80 Signalling Solutions Fewer than 5
80 Skanska Fewer than 5
80 St Francis Catholic Primary School Fewer than 5
80 St Mary's Catholic Primary School Fewer than 5
80 Starbucks Fewer than 5
80 Starcom MediaVest Fewer than 5
80 Superdrug Fewer than 5
80 Teaching Personnel Fewer than 5
80 Tesco Opticians Fewer than 5
80 Topshop Fewer than 5
80 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
80 UHY Hacker Young Fewer than 5
80 UK Greetings Fewer than 5
80 United Learning Fewer than 5
80 University of Northampton Fewer than 5
80 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
80 Unspecified Secondary School Fewer than 5
80 Vodafone Fewer than 5
80 Waitrose Fewer than 5
80 Waterman Group Fewer than 5
80 WCEC Architects Fewer than 5
80 Weatherford International Fewer than 5
80 Western Power Distribution Fewer than 5
80 Westfield Primary School Fewer than 5
80 Whitbread Fewer than 5
80 White Stuff Fewer than 5
80 WHSmith Fewer than 5
80 WS Atkins Fewer than 5
80 WYG Fewer than 5
80 YMCA 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.