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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.

West Midlands

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Jaguar Land Rover 155
2 Birmingham City Council 40
3 Boots 35
3 Teach First 35
5 KPMG 30
6 National Grid 25
6 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 25
6 Specsavers 25
9 Arup 15
9 Enterprise 15
9 Severn Trent 15
9 Tata Technologies 15
9 Warwickshire County Council 15
9 West Midlands Police 15
15 Bet365 10
15 Capgemini 10
15 Coventry City Council 10
15 Coventry University 10
15 DHL 10
15 JCB 10
15 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
15 Mondelez International 10
15 Mott Macdonald 10
15 Rolls-Royce 10
15 Spark 44 10
15 Staffordshire Police 10
15 Stoke-on-Trent City Council 10
15 Vision Express 10
15 Walsall Council 10
30 Acturis 5
30 Aecom 5
30 Al Global Media 5
30 Aldi 5
30 Amazon 5
30 Amey 5
30 Aon Hewitt 5
30 Aston Martin 5
30 Aston University 5
30 Atkins 5
30 BAE Systems 5
30 Balfour Beatty 5
30 Barclays 5
30 BDO 5
30 Bosch 5
30 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
30 CGL 5
30 Codemasters 5
30 Communicourt 5
30 Co-operative (Co-Op) 5
30 Costa Coffee 5
30 Cushman & Wakefield 5
30 DCA Design International 5
30 DPD 5
30 Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council 5
30 ENABLE 5
30 Fisher German 5
30 Grant Thornton 5
30 Grove Primary School 5
30 Highways England 5
30 Infor 5
30 Inspired 5
30 Interserve 5
30 Joseph Chamberlain Coolege 5
30 Kerry Group 5
30 Kier Group 5
30 Lloyds Banking Group 5
30 Majestic Wine 5
30 Manufacturing Technology Centre 5
30 McDonald's 5
30 Morgan Sindall 5
30 Morrisons 5
30 National Probation Service 5
30 Network Rail 5
30 NFU Mutual 5
30 Pizza Hut 5
30 Plastic Omnium 5
30 PM Group 5
30 Qinetiq 5
30 ReAssure 5
30 Ricardo 5
30 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 5
30 Royal Shakespeare Company 5
30 Sandwell Council 5
30 Solid Solutions 5
30 Spark44 5
30 Staffordshire County Council 5
30 Staffordshire University 5
30 Starbucks 5
30 Summerhill Primary School 5
30 Telent 5
30 Tesco 5
30 UHY Hacker Young 5
30 Unipart Manufacturing Group 5
30 University of Worcester 5
30 UTC Aerospace Systems 5
30 Vax 5
30 Virgin 5
30 Well Pharmacy 5
30 West Mercia Police 5
30 Wolverhampton City Council 5
30 Worcestershire County Council 5
30 Wren Living 5
30 WSP Group 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.