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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 – Professional, scientific & technical

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 KPMG 30
2 Covance 25
2 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 25
4 Arup 10
4 Grant Thornton 10
4 Mott Macdonald 10
7 Aecom 5
7 ALS Environmental 5
7 Arcadis 5
7 Atkins 5
7 Audit Partnership 5
7 Fragomen 5
7 Irwin Mitchell 5
7 Jaywing 5
7 Mason Clark Associates 5
7 Mazars 5
7 RSM 5
7 Sagars 5
7 The Big Word 5
20 AHR Fewer than 5
20 Babcock Fewer than 5
20 BDO Fewer than 5
20 Buro Happold Fewer than 5
20 CVS Pharmacy Fewer than 5
20 DAC Beachcroft Fewer than 5
20 DLA Piper Fewer than 5
20 Element Materials Technology Fewer than 5
20 Gleeds Fewer than 5
20 LGC Group Fewer than 5
20 Lowell Solicitors Fewer than 5
20 Lyons Davidson Solicitors Fewer than 5
20 MBDA Fewer than 5
20 MediaCom Fewer than 5
20 Medivet Fewer than 5
20 Newton Europe Fewer than 5
20 Optima Legal Fewer than 5
20 Parexel Fewer than 5
20 PDSA Fewer than 5
20 Plexus Law Fewer than 5
20 Sweco Fewer than 5
20 TaxAssist Accountants Fewer than 5
20 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
20 Vets4Pets Fewer than 5
20 WSP 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.