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Top Graduate Employers

The finance and retail sectors are recruiting the greatest number of graduates into graduate-level employment, according to our latest figures. So, where are the jobs?

Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

  • Click on a company name to read an employer profile and find details of their graduate training – where in the UK they recruit, in what industries, and into what types of job.
  • See starting salaries and minimum educational requirements.
  • Find out how we created the graduate employers table.

North West – Education

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Liverpool Hope University 35
2 University of Manchester 20
3 Lancashire County Council 10
3 Manchester Metropolitan University 10
3 Teach First 10
3 University of Liverpool 10
7 Liverpool John Moores University 5
7 Manchester City Council 5
7 North Liverpool Academy 5
7 University of Central Lancashire 5
7 Wigan Council 5
12 Blackpool Council Fewer than 5
12 Cherrytree Primary School and Nursery Fewer than 5
12 Cheshire East Council Fewer than 5
12 Christchurch Primary School Fewer than 5
12 Cumbria County Council Fewer than 5
12 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
12 Oldham Council Fewer than 5
12 Protocol Education Fewer than 5
12 Rathbone Fewer than 5
12 Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
12 St Mary's Primary School Fewer than 5
12 Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
12 Teaching Personnel Fewer than 5
12 University of Birmingham Fewer than 5
12 University of Chester Fewer than 5
12 University of Lincoln Fewer than 5
12 Warrington Borough Council Fewer than 5
12 West Lothian Council Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2011–12) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.