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Top Graduate Employers

Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.

The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.

Public administration & defence – Health professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Bedfordshire Police Fewer than 5
1 Birmingham City Council Fewer than 5
1 Bradford Council Fewer than 5
1 Bristol City Council Fewer than 5
1 Carmarthenshire County Council Fewer than 5
1 Cumbria County Council Fewer than 5
1 Denbighshire County Council Fewer than 5
1 Flintshire County Council Fewer than 5
1 Hampshire County Council Fewer than 5
1 Leeds City Council Fewer than 5
1 Midlothian Council Fewer than 5
1 Norfolk County Council Fewer than 5
1 North Lanarkshire Council Fewer than 5
1 Nottinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
1 Oxfordshire County Council Fewer than 5
1 Rotherham Metropolitcan Borough Council Fewer than 5
1 Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
1 St Helens Council Fewer than 5
1 Stoke-on-Trent City Council Fewer than 5
1 Warwickshire County Council Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) 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.