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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 – Health professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Specsavers 30
2 Boots 25
3 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
4 Cohens Chemist 5
4 Superdrug 5
4 Vision Express 5
4 Well Pharmacy 5
8 Amplifon Fewer than 5
8 Bradford Council Fewer than 5
8 Covance Fewer than 5
8 Creative Support Fewer than 5
8 CVS Pharmacy Fewer than 5
8 Knights Pharmacy Fewer than 5
8 Leeds City Council Fewer than 5
8 Living Ambitions Fewer than 5
8 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
8 Medivet Fewer than 5
8 PDSA Fewer than 5
8 Pharmacy Care Plus Fewer than 5
8 Rotherham Metropolitcan Borough Council Fewer than 5
8 Sheffield Hallam University Fewer than 5
8 South Yorkshire Housing Association Fewer than 5
8 Steeper Fewer than 5
8 Stroke Association Fewer than 5
8 Tesco Fewer than 5
8 University of Leeds Fewer than 5
8 University of Leeds Students' Union Fewer than 5
8 University of Sheffield Fewer than 5
8 Vets4Pets Fewer than 5
8 Walgreens Boots Alliance 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.