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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 – Manufacturing

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Steel 10
2 DePuy Synthes 5
2 Johnson & Johnson 5
2 Nestlé 5
2 Reckitt Benckiser 5
6 Arla Foods Fewer than 5
6 ARM Fewer than 5
6 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
6 Cargill Fewer than 5
6 Cummins Fewer than 5
6 Greencore Group Fewer than 5
6 Mars Fewer than 5
6 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
6 Novartis Fewer than 5
6 PepsiCo Fewer than 5
6 RB Fewer than 5
6 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
6 Schneider Electric Fewer than 5
6 SGS Fewer than 5
6 Smith & Nephew Fewer than 5
6 Steeper Fewer than 5
6 Syngenta Fewer than 5
6 Tata Steel Fewer than 5
6 UK Greetings Fewer than 5
6 Unilever Fewer than 5
6 William Jackson Food Group 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.