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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 – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Covance 15
2 Mott Macdonald 10
3 ALS Environmental 5
3 Arup 5
3 Atkins 5
3 Mason Clark Associates 5
7 Aecom Fewer than 5
7 Arcadis Fewer than 5
7 Audit Partnership Fewer than 5
7 Babcock Fewer than 5
7 Buro Happold Fewer than 5
7 Element Materials Technology Fewer than 5
7 Gleeds Fewer than 5
7 Irwin Mitchell Fewer than 5
7 KPMG Fewer than 5
7 LGC Group Fewer than 5
7 Sweco Fewer than 5
7 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.