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 – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Next 15
2 Avon Fewer than 5
2 Boots Fewer than 5
2 Dunelm Mill Fewer than 5
2 Harvey Nichols Fewer than 5
2 Joules Fewer than 5
2 Kurt Geiger Fewer than 5
2 Paul Smith Fewer than 5
2 Phase Eight Fewer than 5
2 Sports Direct 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.