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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.

Yorkshire and the Humber

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 FDM 30
1 KPMG 30
1 Leeds City Council 30
1 Specsavers 30
5 Boots 25
5 Covance 25
5 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 25
8 West Yorkshire Police 20
9 Enterprise 15
9 Her Majesty's Government 15
9 Sky 15
9 Sky Bet 15
9 Teach First 15
9 University of Sheffield 15
15 Amazon 10
15 Arup 10
15 Bradford Council 10
15 British Steel 10
15 Grant Thornton 10
15 Kirklees Council 10
15 Lloyds Banking Group 10
15 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
15 Morrisons 10
15 Mott Macdonald 10
15 Rotherham Metropolitcan Borough Council 10
15 Sheffield Hallam University 10
15 South Yorkshire Police 10
15 University of Leeds 10
15 Wakefield Council 10
30 22 Street Lane Nursery 5
30 Aecom 5
30 Aldi 5
30 ALS Environmental 5
30 Amey 5
30 Arcadis 5
30 Asda 5
30 Atkins 5
30 Audit Partnership 5
30 BAE Systems 5
30 Balfour Beatty 5
30 Barclays 5
30 Base 3 Systems 5
30 BJSS 5
30 BT 5
30 Calderdale Council 5
30 Callcredit 5
30 Carillion 5
30 Civil Service 5
30 Cohens Chemist 5
30 Covea Insurance 5
30 Crossley Hall Primary School 5
30 DePuy Synthes 5
30 Direct Line 5
30 Doncaster Children's Services Trust 5
30 East Riding of Yorkshire Council 5
30 Environment Agency 5
30 Explore Learning 5
30 Fragomen 5
30 Humberside Police 5
30 Interserve 5
30 Irwin Mitchell 5
30 ITV 5
30 Jacobs Engineering 5
30 Jaywing 5
30 Jet2.com 5
30 John Lewis Partnership 5
30 Johnson & Johnson 5
30 Leeds Beckett University 5
30 Leeds City College 5
30 Leeds Trinity University 5
30 Mason Clark Associates 5
30 Mazars 5
30 McDonald's 5
30 Ncc Group 5
30 Nestlé 5
30 Network Rail 5
30 Next 5
30 NHS Digital 5
30 Opta 5
30 Phoenix Partnership 5
30 Press Association 5
30 Public Health England 5
30 Reckitt Benckiser 5
30 Royal Mail 5
30 RSM 5
30 Sagars 5
30 Sainsbury's 5
30 Sheffield City Council 5
30 South Yorkshire Housing Association 5
30 Sumo Digital 5
30 Superdrug 5
30 Tesco 5
30 The Big Word 5
30 University of Huddersfield 5
30 University of Leeds Students' Union 5
30 University of York 5
30 Vision Express 5
30 Well Pharmacy 5
30 William Hill 5
30 Wren Living 5
30 York St John University 5
30 Yorkshire Water 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.