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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 – Teaching & educational professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Teach First 10
1 University of Nottingham 10
3 Derby College 5
3 Derbyshire County Council 5
3 Hilton Primary School 5
3 Lincolnshire County Council 5
3 Nottingham Trent University 5
3 University of Leicester 5
9 Derby City Council Fewer than 5
9 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
9 Leicester City Council Fewer than 5
9 Leicestershire County Council Fewer than 5
9 Mencap Fewer than 5
9 Nottingham County Council Fewer than 5
9 Nottinghamshire County Council Fewer than 5
9 Sheffield Hallam University Fewer than 5
9 St Mary's Catholic Primary School Fewer than 5
9 St Mary's Primary School Fewer than 5
9 Thornton Primary School Fewer than 5
9 University of Derby 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.