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.
- Click on one of the top 26 companies to read their employer profile and details of graduate training.
- See what graduates do and earn after university.
- Find out how we created the graduate employers table.
Yorkshire and the Humber – Public administration & defence
|1||Leeds City Council||20|
|1||West Yorkshire Police||20|
|3||Her Majesty's Government||15|
|4||Rotherham Metropolitcan Borough Council||10|
|4||South Yorkshire Police||10|
|8||Sheffield City Council||5|
|14||Department for Education||Fewer than 5|
|14||Doncaster Council||Fewer than 5|
|14||East Riding of Yorkshire Council||Fewer than 5|
|14||Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ)||Fewer than 5|
|14||Harrogate Borough Council||Fewer than 5|
|14||HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)||Fewer than 5|
|14||National Offender Management Office||Fewer than 5|
|14||North Yorkshire Police||Fewer than 5|
|14||UK Civil Service||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.