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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.

Yorkshire and the Humber – Public administration & defence

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Leeds City Council 35
2 Sheffield City Council 25
3 Bradford Council 10
3 Calderdale Council 10
3 North Lincolnshire Council 10
3 North Yorkshire County Council 10
3 Wakefield Council 10
8 Barnsley Council Local Authority 5
8 City of York Council 5
8 Department for Education 5
8 Doncaster Council 5
8 East Riding of Yorkshire Council 5
8 Her Majesty's Government 5
8 Home Office 5
8 Hull City Council 5
8 Kirklees Council 5
8 National Probation Service 5
8 North East Lincolnshire Council 5
8 Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 5
8 Rotherham Metropolitcan Borough Council 5
8 West Yorkshire Police 5
22 British Army Fewer than 5
22 British Transport Police Fewer than 5
22 Civil Service Fewer than 5
22 Department for Work & Pensions Fewer than 5
22 Department of Health Fewer than 5
22 Highways Agency Fewer than 5
22 Metropolitan Police Fewer than 5
22 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
22 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
22 National Offender Management Office Fewer than 5
22 North Yorkshire Police Fewer than 5
22 Public Health England Fewer than 5
22 Serco 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.