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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 KPMG 25
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 25
3 Grant Thornton 10
4 Arcadis 5
4 Audit Partnership 5
4 Covance 5
4 Irwin Mitchell 5
4 Mazars 5
4 RSM 5
4 Sagars 5
4 The Big Word 5
12 Aecom Fewer than 5
12 AHR Fewer than 5
12 Arup Fewer than 5
12 Atkins Fewer than 5
12 BDO Fewer than 5
12 DAC Beachcroft Fewer than 5
12 DLA Piper Fewer than 5
12 Fragomen Fewer than 5
12 Jaywing Fewer than 5
12 Lowell Solicitors Fewer than 5
12 Lyons Davidson Solicitors Fewer than 5
12 Mason Clark Associates Fewer than 5
12 MBDA Fewer than 5
12 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
12 Newton Europe Fewer than 5
12 Optima Legal Fewer than 5
12 Parexel Fewer than 5
12 Plexus Law Fewer than 5
12 TaxAssist Accountants Fewer than 5
12 Turner & Townsend 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.