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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 – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 45
2 Specsavers 20
3 Next 15
4 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
5 Aldi 5
5 Asda 5
5 Games Workshop 5
5 Joules 5
5 Pendragon 5
5 Sainsbury's 5
5 Sports Direct 5
5 Tesco 5
5 Travis Perkins 5
5 Vision Express 5
5 Walgreens Boots Alliance 5
5 Well Pharmacy 5
17 Allied Pharmacies Fewer than 5
17 Argos Fewer than 5
17 Arrow ECS Fewer than 5
17 Avon Fewer than 5
17 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
17 Dunelm Mill Fewer than 5
17 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
17 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
17 Kurt Geiger Fewer than 5
17 Lidl Fewer than 5
17 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
17 Medicare Fewer than 5
17 Mint Velvet Fewer than 5
17 Morrisons Fewer than 5
17 O2 Fewer than 5
17 Superdrug Fewer than 5
17 Unspecified Pharmacy Fewer than 5
17 Vodafone Fewer than 5
17 Waitrose 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.