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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 – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 35
2 Specsavers 25
3 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
3 Vision Express 10
5 Aldi 5
5 Amazon 5
5 Majestic Wine 5
5 Morrisons 5
5 Tesco 5
5 Well Pharmacy 5
5 Wren Living 5
12 Adidas Fewer than 5
12 AllSaints Fewer than 5
12 Apple Fewer than 5
12 Argos Fewer than 5
12 Asda Fewer than 5
12 Clarks Fewer than 5
12 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
12 Day Night Pharmacy Fewer than 5
12 Decathlon Fewer than 5
12 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
12 Halfords Fewer than 5
12 Hermes Fewer than 5
12 Holland & Barrett Fewer than 5
12 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
12 Knights Pharmacy Fewer than 5
12 Lidl Fewer than 5
12 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
12 Lush Fewer than 5
12 Manor Pharmacy Fewer than 5
12 Moto Hospitality Fewer than 5
12 New Look Fewer than 5
12 Ocado Fewer than 5
12 Optical Express Fewer than 5
12 Pandora Fewer than 5
12 Primark Fewer than 5
12 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
12 Saint-Gobain Fewer than 5
12 Schuh Fewer than 5
12 Staples Fewer than 5
12 Superdrug Fewer than 5
12 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
12 Topshop Fewer than 5
12 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
12 WHSmith Fewer than 5
12 Wickes 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.