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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.

West Midlands – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Birmingham City Council 30
2 Coventry City Council 10
2 National Probation Service 10
2 Staffordshire County Council 10
5 Herefordshire County Council 5
5 Sandwell Council 5
5 Stoke-on-Trent City Council 5
5 Walsall Council 5
5 Warwickshire County Council 5
5 Wolverhampton City Council 5
11 Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
11 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
11 Highways England Fewer than 5
11 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
11 Shropshire Council Fewer than 5
11 Telford & Wrekin Council Fewer than 5
11 Valuation Office Agency Fewer than 5
11 West Midlands Police Fewer than 5
11 Worcestershire 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.