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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry is, for the third consecutive year, the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. You can filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Public administration & defence – Teaching & educational professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Devon County Council 5
1 East Renfrewshire Council 5
1 Highland Council 5
1 Manchester City Council 5
1 Midlothian Council 5
1 North Lanarkshire Council 5
1 Perth & Kinross Council 5
1 South Lanarkshire Council 5
1 Warwickshire County Council 5
10 Angus Council Fewer than 5
10 Bedford Borough Council Fewer than 5
10 Birmingham City Council Fewer than 5
10 City of Edinburgh Council Fewer than 5
10 Cornwall County Council Fewer than 5
10 Coventry City Council Fewer than 5
10 Department for Education Fewer than 5
10 Dorset County Council Fewer than 5
10 East Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
10 East Dunbartonshire Council Fewer than 5
10 East Lothian Council Fewer than 5
10 East Riding of Yorkshire Council Fewer than 5
10 Essex County Council Fewer than 5
10 Glasgow City Council Fewer than 5
10 Gloucestershire County Council Fewer than 5
10 Hampshire County Council Fewer than 5
10 Harrow Council Fewer than 5
10 Hertfordshire County Council Fewer than 5
10 House of Commons Fewer than 5
10 Inverclyde Council Fewer than 5
10 Isle of Man Government Fewer than 5
10 Islington London Borough Council Fewer than 5
10 Kent County Council Fewer than 5
10 Leeds City Council Fewer than 5
10 Lincolnshire County Council Fewer than 5
10 Liverpool City Council Fewer than 5
10 London Borough of Enfield Fewer than 5
10 London Borough of Hounslow Fewer than 5
10 London Borough of Newham Council Fewer than 5
10 Moray Council Fewer than 5
10 Norfolk County Council Fewer than 5
10 North Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
10 North Yorkshire County Council Fewer than 5
10 Northumberland County Council Fewer than 5
10 Oxfordshire County Council Fewer than 5
10 Plymouth City Council Fewer than 5
10 Sandwell Council Fewer than 5
10 Scottish Borders Council Fewer than 5
10 Somerset County Council Fewer than 5
10 Southampton City Council Fewer than 5
10 Southwark Council Fewer than 5
10 Stirling Council Fewer than 5
10 Stoke-on-Trent City Council Fewer than 5
10 Suffolk County Council Fewer than 5
10 Surrey County Council Fewer than 5
10 Trafford Council Fewer than 5
10 Wakefield Council Fewer than 5
10 West Berkshire Council Fewer than 5
10 West Dunbartonshire Council Fewer than 5
10 West Sussex County Council Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2014–15) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.