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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.

Yorkshire and the Humber

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Leeds City Council 30
2 Lloyds Banking Group 25
2 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 25
4 Boots 20
4 Enterprise 20
6 Arup 15
6 Covance 15
6 FDM 15
6 Kirklees Council 15
6 KPMG 15
6 Mott Macdonald 15
6 Sheffield Hallam University 15
6 Sky 15
6 Specsavers 15
6 Teach First 15
6 Unspecified 15
17 Asda 10
17 Atkins 10
17 Capita 10
17 Cummins 10
17 Deloitte 10
17 Ernst & Young 10
17 Her Majesty's Government 10
17 HSBC 10
17 Jacobs Engineering 10
17 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
17 Morrisons 10
17 Nestlé 10
17 North Yorkshire County Council 10
17 Reckitt Benckiser 10
17 Tata Steel 10
17 University of Bradford 10
17 University of Huddersfield 10
17 University of Leeds 10
17 University of York 10
17 Vision Express 10
37 Aecom 5
37 Aldi 5
37 Allied Pharmacies 5
37 Amazon 5
37 Amey 5
37 Arcadis 5
37 BAE Systems 5
37 Balfour Beatty 5
37 Barclays 5
37 Base 3 Systems 5
37 BDO 5
37 Bradford Council 5
37 Calderdale Council 5
37 Church of England 5
37 City of York Council 5
37 Cranswick plc 5
37 Croda 5
37 Department for Work & Pensions 5
37 Department of Health 5
37 DePuy Synthes 5
37 East Riding of Yorkshire Council 5
37 Environment Agency 5
37 Explore Learning 5
37 Grant Thornton 5
37 Greencore Group 5
37 Hays 5
37 Health and Safety Executive 5
37 Hesley Group 5
37 Hull City Council 5
37 Iceland 5
37 Irwin Mitchell 5
37 ITV 5
37 J D Wetherspoon 5
37 JNP Group 5
37 Kier Group 5
37 Ladbrokes 5
37 Laing O'Rourke 5
37 Leeds Beckett University 5
37 Majestic Wine 5
37 McDonald's 5
37 Mondelez International 5
37 Morgan Sindall 5
37 NAViGO 5
37 Network Rail 5
37 North Lincolnshire Council 5
37 North Yorkshire Police 5
37 Opera North 5
37 Perform Group 5
37 Phillips 66 5
37 Phoenix Partnership 5
37 Pizza Hut 5
37 Pure Gym 5
37 Randstad 5
37 Rotherham Metropolitcan Borough Council 5
37 Route 1 Games 5
37 RSM 5
37 Sainsbury's 5
37 Santander 5
37 Servelec Group 5
37 Sheffield City Council 5
37 Sky Bet 5
37 St Joseph's Catholic Primary School 5
37 Sumo Digital 5
37 Superdrug 5
37 Tesco 5
37 The Test People 5
37 University of Hull 5
37 University of Sheffield 5
37 Unspecified Primary School 5
37 Virgin 5
37 Wakefield Council 5
37 West Yorkshire Police 5
37 Westminster C of E Primary School 5
37 Westwood Primary School 5
37 William Hill 5
37 Wren Living 5
37 WSP Group 5
37 York St John University 5
37 Yorkshire Building Society 5
37 Yorkshire Water 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.