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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 – Manufacturing – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Rolls-Royce 80
2 Triumph Motorcycles 15
3 Bakkavör 5
3 Bombardier 5
3 MAHLE Powertrain 5
3 Premier Foods 5
3 Siemens AG 5
8 3M Fewer than 5
8 Alstom Fewer than 5
8 British Sugar Fewer than 5
8 Caterpillar Fewer than 5
8 Cummins Fewer than 5
8 Cummins Generator Technologies Fewer than 5
8 General Electric Fewer than 5
8 Greencore Group Fewer than 5
8 Mars Fewer than 5
8 Morgan Advanced Matereials Fewer than 5
8 Moy Park Fewer than 5
8 PepsiCo Fewer than 5
8 pladis Fewer than 5
8 Samworth Brothers 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.