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

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Leeds City Council 20
2 Her Majesty's Government 10
2 Kirklees Council 10
4 Bradford Council 5
4 Calderdale Council 5
4 City of York Council 5
4 Department of Health 5
4 Hull City Council 5
4 North Lincolnshire Council 5
4 North Yorkshire County Council 5
4 Rotherham Metropolitcan Borough Council 5
4 Sheffield City Council 5
4 Wakefield Council 5
14 Civil Service Fewer than 5
14 Department for Education Fewer than 5
14 Department for Work & Pensions Fewer than 5
14 East Riding of Yorkshire Council Fewer than 5
14 Harrogate Borough Council Fewer than 5
14 Highways England Fewer than 5
14 NHS Digital Fewer than 5
14 North East Lincolnshire Council Fewer than 5
14 North Yorkshire Police Fewer than 5
14 West Yorkshire Police 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.