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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.

West Midlands – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Birmingham City Council 35
2 KPMG 30
3 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 25
4 Coventry City Council 10
4 Jaguar Land Rover 10
4 Stoke-on-Trent City Council 10
4 Warwickshire County Council 10
8 Aon Hewitt 5
8 Aston University 5
8 Balfour Beatty 5
8 BDO 5
8 Communicourt 5
8 Cushman & Wakefield 5
8 DHL 5
8 Fisher German 5
8 Grant Thornton 5
8 Mott Macdonald 5
8 National Grid 5
8 National Probation Service 5
8 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 5
8 Severn Trent 5
8 Staffordshire County Council 5
8 UHY Hacker Young 5
8 Walsall Council 5
25 Acturis Fewer than 5
25 Advanced Fewer than 5
25 Al Global Media Fewer than 5
25 Amazon Fewer than 5
25 Amey Fewer than 5
25 Arcadis Fewer than 5
25 Arup Fewer than 5
25 Atkins Fewer than 5
25 Barclays Fewer than 5
25 Bentley Motors Fewer than 5
25 Bet365 Fewer than 5
25 Binding Site Fewer than 5
25 Bosch Fewer than 5
25 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
25 Bruton Knowles Fewer than 5
25 Catch22 Fewer than 5
25 Celesio Fewer than 5
25 CGL Fewer than 5
25 Codemasters Fewer than 5
25 CrossCountry Fewer than 5
25 Crowe Clark Whitehill Fewer than 5
25 Deutsche Bank Fewer than 5
25 DPD Fewer than 5
25 Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
25 E.ON Fewer than 5
25 Engie Fewer than 5
25 Family Action Fewer than 5
25 Faurecia Fewer than 5
25 Haines Watts Fewer than 5
25 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
25 Highways England Fewer than 5
25 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
25 Holland & Barrett Fewer than 5
25 Hymans Robertson Fewer than 5
25 Infor Fewer than 5
25 Interserve Fewer than 5
25 iProspect Fewer than 5
25 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
25 JLL Fewer than 5
25 Jurys Inn Fewer than 5
25 Kantar Millward Brown Fewer than 5
25 Kier Group Fewer than 5
25 Kingspan Group Fewer than 5
25 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
25 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
25 London Electric Vehicle Company Fewer than 5
25 MacIntyre Hudson Fewer than 5
25 Malcolm Hollis Fewer than 5
25 Mazars Fewer than 5
25 MBDA Fewer than 5
25 McCann Fewer than 5
25 Mercer Fewer than 5
25 Mondelez International Fewer than 5
25 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
25 Mouchel Fewer than 5
25 National Express Coaches Fewer than 5
25 Natural England Fewer than 5
25 Network Rail Fewer than 5
25 NFU Mutual Fewer than 5
25 npower Fewer than 5
25 Persimmon Homes Fewer than 5
25 Personal Support Unit Fewer than 5
25 Pertemps Fewer than 5
25 Playtech Fewer than 5
25 Premier Foods Fewer than 5
25 Primark Fewer than 5
25 Qinetiq Fewer than 5
25 ReAssure Fewer than 5
25 Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Fewer than 5
25 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
25 Royal Shakespeare Company Fewer than 5
25 Sandwell Council Fewer than 5
25 Savills Fewer than 5
25 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
25 Sova Fewer than 5
25 Spark 44 Fewer than 5
25 Swiss Re Fewer than 5
25 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
25 Teach First Fewer than 5
25 Telent Fewer than 5
25 Trinity Mirror Fewer than 5
25 TSB Fewer than 5
25 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
25 United Living Fewer than 5
25 Virgin Fewer than 5
25 West Mercia Police Fewer than 5
25 West Midlands Police Fewer than 5
25 Willis Towers Watson Fewer than 5
25 Willmott Dixon Fewer than 5
25 Wolverhampton City Council Fewer than 5
25 Worcestershire County Council Fewer than 5
25 Workman Fewer than 5
25 Yell 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.