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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.

East Midlands

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Rolls-Royce 80
2 Boots 45
3 Royal Air Force (RAF) 30
4 Specsavers 20
5 Derbyshire County Council 15
5 Enterprise 15
5 Leicester City Council 15
5 Next 15
5 Nottinghamshire County Council 15
5 Teach First 15
5 Triumph Motorcycles 15
5 University of Leicester 15
13 Barclays 10
13 Capital One 10
13 De Montfort University 10
13 Leicestershire County Council 10
13 Lincolnshire County Council 10
13 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
13 Loughborough University 10
13 Northamptonshire County Council 10
13 Nottingham County Council 10
13 Parexel 10
13 Siemens AG 10
13 University of Nottingham 10
25 2 Sisters Food Group 5
25 3M 5
25 Access Group 5
25 Advanced Health and Care 5
25 Aggregate Industries 5
25 Aldi 5
25 Amey 5
25 Asda 5
25 Ashfield Healthcare 5
25 Atkins 5
25 Atos 5
25 Babcock 5
25 Bakkavör 5
25 Balfour Beatty 5
25 British Army 5
25 Butlins 5
25 BYG Systems 5
25 Church of England 5
25 Columbus 5
25 Cummins 5
25 Derby City Council 5
25 deVOL Kitchens 5
25 DHL 5
25 Experian 5
25 Fisher German 5
25 FPCR Environment & Design Ltd 5
25 Games Workshop 5
25 Hays 5
25 Hobriba Mira 5
25 IBM 5
25 Idom Merebrook 5
25 Intelligent Energy 5
25 Joules 5
25 KPMG 5
25 Mars 5
25 McDonald's 5
25 National Grid 5
25 National Probation Service 5
25 Network Rail 5
25 North Midland Construction 5
25 Northamptonshire Police 5
25 Nottingham Trent University 5
25 Pendragon 5
25 Pick Everard 5
25 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 5
25 Quotient Clinical 5
25 RPS Group 5
25 Sainsbury's 5
25 Samworth Brothers 5
25 Santander 5
25 Shoosmiths 5
25 Sports Direct 5
25 Symphony EYC 5
25 TeacherActive 5
25 Tesco 5
25 Thomson Reuters 5
25 Travis Perkins 5
25 Troubador Publishing 5
25 Unspecified Primary School 5
25 Vision Express 5
25 Walgreens Boots Alliance 5
25 Well Pharmacy 5
87 Accenture Fewer than 5
87 Aecom Fewer than 5
87 Age UK Fewer than 5
87 Allied Pharmacies Fewer than 5
87 Anglian Water Fewer than 5
87 Argos Fewer than 5
87 Arrow ECS Fewer than 5
87 Arup Fewer than 5
87 Avon Fewer than 5
87 Barratt Developments Fewer than 5
87 Barratt Homes Fewer than 5
87 Base 3 Systems Fewer than 5
87 BDO Fewer than 5
87 Bombardier Fewer than 5
87 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
87 British Gas Fewer than 5
87 Brown&Co Fewer than 5
87 BT Fewer than 5
87 Cargill Fewer than 5
87 Carillion Fewer than 5
87 Catch22 Fewer than 5
87 Caterpillar Fewer than 5
87 Cavendish Nuclear Fewer than 5
87 Centrica Fewer than 5
87 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
87 Citizens Advice Fewer than 5
87 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
87 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
87 Costain Fewer than 5
87 Cumimins Fewer than 5
87 Cygnet Health Care Fewer than 5
87 David Lloyd Fewer than 5
87 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) Fewer than 5
87 Deloitte Fewer than 5
87 DPD Fewer than 5
87 DS Smith Fewer than 5
87 Dunelm Mill Fewer than 5
87 eBECS Fewer than 5
87 Energus Fewer than 5
87 English Heritage Fewer than 5
87 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
87 Essentra Fewer than 5
87 Everyone Active Fewer than 5
87 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
87 Faithful & Gould Fewer than 5
87 G4S Fewer than 5
87 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
87 General Electric Fewer than 5
87 Gleeds Fewer than 5
87 Grange Primary School Fewer than 5
87 Grant Thornton Fewer than 5
87 Greencore Group Fewer than 5
87 Hastings Direct Fewer than 5
87 Hillside Primary School Fewer than 5
87 Hilton Hotels Fewer than 5
87 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
87 Hutchinson's Fewer than 5
87 Interserve Fewer than 5
87 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
87 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
87 Jaguar Land Rover Fewer than 5
87 JCB Fewer than 5
87 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
87 Johnston Press Fewer than 5
87 Kier Group Fewer than 5
87 Kisimul Fewer than 5
87 Kurt Geiger Fewer than 5
87 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
87 Lambert Smith Hampton Fewer than 5
87 Lidl Fewer than 5
87 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
87 MacIntyre Hudson Fewer than 5
87 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
87 Mazars Fewer than 5
87 MBDA Fewer than 5
87 Medicare Fewer than 5
87 Meggitt Fewer than 5
87 Mencap Fewer than 5
87 Mercedes-Benz Fewer than 5
87 Mind Fewer than 5
87 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
87 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
87 Mint Velvet Fewer than 5
87 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
87 Morrisons Fewer than 5
87 Moy Park Fewer than 5
87 Myhomemove Fewer than 5
87 Nando's Fewer than 5
87 National Trust Fewer than 5
87 Nationwide Fewer than 5
87 Nottingham University Fewer than 5
87 Nuffield Health Fewer than 5
87 O2 Fewer than 5
87 PDSA Fewer than 5
87 PepsiCo Fewer than 5
87 Peter Brett Fewer than 5
87 PGL Fewer than 5
87 Pizza Express Fewer than 5
87 Pizza Hut Fewer than 5
87 PK Education Fewer than 5
87 Premier Foods Fewer than 5
87 Premier Sports Fewer than 5
87 Purcell Fewer than 5
87 Pure Gym Fewer than 5
87 Qube Global Software Fewer than 5
87 Reckitt Benckiser Fewer than 5
87 Redrow Homes Fewer than 5
87 Revolution Bars Fewer than 5
87 Ricardo Fewer than 5
87 Rockstar Games Fewer than 5
87 RSM Fewer than 5
87 Savills Fewer than 5
87 Scope Fewer than 5
87 Sky Fewer than 5
87 Smith Cooper Fewer than 5
87 Squawka Fewer than 5
87 St Mary's Catholic Primary School Fewer than 5
87 Strutt & Parker Fewer than 5
87 Superdrug Fewer than 5
87 T.G.I. Friday's Fewer than 5
87 Tarmac Fewer than 5
87 Tata Steel Fewer than 5
87 Terex Fewer than 5
87 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
87 UHY Hacker Young Fewer than 5
87 UNiDAYS Fewer than 5
87 University of Derby Fewer than 5
87 University of Lincoln Fewer than 5
87 Unknown School Fewer than 5
87 Unspecified Fewer than 5
87 Unspecified Pharmacy Fewer than 5
87 Unsure Fewer than 5
87 Veolia Environmental Services Fewer than 5
87 Vinci Construction Fewer than 5
87 Virgin Fewer than 5
87 Vodafone Fewer than 5
87 Voyage Care Fewer than 5
87 Waitrose Fewer than 5
87 Western Power Distribution Fewer than 5
87 Whitbread Fewer than 5
87 WSP Group Fewer than 5
87 WYG Fewer than 5
87 XPO Logisitcs 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.