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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.

East Midlands – Education

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Nottingham Trent University 20
2 University of Leicester 15
2 University of Nottingham 15
4 Teach First 10
5 De Montfort University 5
5 Derby College 5
5 Derbyshire County Council 5
5 Hilton Primary School 5
5 Loughborough University 5
5 University of Derby 5
5 University of Lincoln 5
12 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
12 Leicester City Council Fewer than 5
12 Lincolnshire County Council Fewer than 5
12 Nottingham County Council Fewer than 5
12 Nottinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
12 Sheffield Hallam University Fewer than 5
12 St Mary's Catholic Primary School Fewer than 5
12 St Mary's Primary School Fewer than 5
12 Thornton Primary School Fewer than 5
12 University of Northampton 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.