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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 East – Professional, scientific & technical

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 10
2 Aecom 5
2 Arup 5
2 Deloitte 5
2 Ernst & Young 5
2 KPMG 5
2 Tracerco 5
8 ABB Fewer than 5
8 Acritas Fewer than 5
8 AMEC Fewer than 5
8 Andrew Nesbitt Architects Fewer than 5
8 Assystem Fewer than 5
8 Atkins Fewer than 5
8 Babcock Fewer than 5
8 Covance Fewer than 5
8 Cundall Fewer than 5
8 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
8 Foster Wheeler Fewer than 5
8 GL Noble Denton Fewer than 5
8 Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies Fewer than 5
8 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
8 Parsons Brinckerhoff Fewer than 5
8 RSM Tenon Fewer than 5
8 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
8 URS Fewer than 5
8 Winn Solicitors Fewer than 5
8 WSP Group 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.