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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 – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 FDM 20
2 Covance 15
3 Mott Macdonald 10
3 Sky 10
3 Sky Bet 10
6 ALS Environmental 5
6 Amey 5
6 Arup 5
6 Atkins 5
6 BAE Systems 5
6 Balfour Beatty 5
6 BJSS 5
6 British Steel 5
6 BT 5
6 Callcredit 5
6 DePuy Synthes 5
6 Environment Agency 5
6 Jacobs Engineering 5
6 Lloyds Banking Group 5
6 Mason Clark Associates 5
6 Ncc Group 5
6 Network Rail 5
6 NHS Digital 5
6 Phoenix Partnership 5
6 Public Health England 5
6 Reckitt Benckiser 5
6 Sheffield Hallam University 5
6 University of Huddersfield 5
6 University of Leeds 5
6 University of Sheffield 5
6 Wren Living 5
32 Aecom Fewer than 5
32 Arcadis Fewer than 5
32 ARM Fewer than 5
32 Asda Fewer than 5
32 Audit Partnership Fewer than 5
32 Babcock Fewer than 5
32 Barclays Fewer than 5
32 Base 3 Systems Fewer than 5
32 Biffa Fewer than 5
32 Bradford Council Fewer than 5
32 Buro Happold Fewer than 5
32 Cargill Fewer than 5
32 Carillion Fewer than 5
32 Cementation Skanska Fewer than 5
32 Civil Service Fewer than 5
32 Colas Rail Fewer than 5
32 Computer Sciences Corporation Fewer than 5
32 Computershare Fewer than 5
32 Covea Insurance Fewer than 5
32 Crossley Hall Primary School Fewer than 5
32 Element Materials Technology Fewer than 5
32 First Actuarial Fewer than 5
32 Gleeds Fewer than 5
32 Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) Fewer than 5
32 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
32 Highways England Fewer than 5
32 Imagination Technologies Fewer than 5
32 Irwin Mitchell Fewer than 5
32 Jet2.com Fewer than 5
32 Kier Group Fewer than 5
32 KPMG Fewer than 5
32 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
32 Leeds Beckett University Fewer than 5
32 Leeds City Council Fewer than 5
32 Leidos Fewer than 5
32 LGC Group Fewer than 5
32 Mars Fewer than 5
32 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
32 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
32 Morrisons Fewer than 5
32 Nestlé Fewer than 5
32 Northern Fewer than 5
32 Novartis Fewer than 5
32 Opta Fewer than 5
32 Press Association Fewer than 5
32 Provident Financial Group Fewer than 5
32 RB Fewer than 5
32 Rockstar Games Fewer than 5
32 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
32 Santander Fewer than 5
32 Schneider Electric Fewer than 5
32 SGS Fewer than 5
32 Skipton Building Society Fewer than 5
32 Smith & Nephew Fewer than 5
32 Softcat Fewer than 5
32 Solid Solutions Fewer than 5
32 Sumo Digital Fewer than 5
32 Sweco Fewer than 5
32 Syngenta Fewer than 5
32 Tata Consultancy Services Fewer than 5
32 Tata Steel Fewer than 5
32 Ten10 Fewer than 5
32 UK Greetings Fewer than 5
32 Unilever Fewer than 5
32 University of York Fewer than 5
32 Veolia Environmental Services Fewer than 5
32 Vision Express Fewer than 5
32 Vodafone Fewer than 5
32 West Yorkshire Police Fewer than 5
32 William Hill Fewer than 5
32 William Jackson Food Group Fewer than 5
32 WSP Group Fewer than 5
32 Yorkshire Water 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.