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.
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- See starting salaries and minimum educational requirements.
- Find out how we created the graduate employers table.
North West – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair
|8||John Lewis Partnership||5|
|8||Lloyds Banking Group||5|
|8||Marks & Spencer||5|
|8||Shop Direct Group||5|
|23||3663||Fewer than 5|
|23||Abercrombie & Fitch||Fewer than 5|
|23||AllSaints||Fewer than 5|
|23||Apple||Fewer than 5|
|23||Arnold Clark||Fewer than 5|
|23||Barnardo's||Fewer than 5|
|23||Benefit Cosmetics||Fewer than 5|
|23||British Red Cross||Fewer than 5|
|23||Carphone Warehouse||Fewer than 5|
|23||Clarks||Fewer than 5|
|23||Community Pharmacy||Fewer than 5|
|23||Debenhams||Fewer than 5|
|23||Decathlon||Fewer than 5|
|23||Dixons||Fewer than 5|
|23||DRL||Fewer than 5|
|23||Gap||Fewer than 5|
|23||H & M||Fewer than 5|
|23||Hollister||Fewer than 5|
|23||Iceland||Fewer than 5|
|23||Inventive Leisure||Fewer than 5|
|23||JD Williams||Fewer than 5|
|23||Lidl||Fewer than 5|
|23||Manor Pharmacy||Fewer than 5|
|23||Matalan||Fewer than 5|
|23||Next||Fewer than 5|
|23||O2||Fewer than 5|
|23||Optical Express||Fewer than 5|
|23||Pharmacy Plus||Fewer than 5|
|23||Primark||Fewer than 5|
|23||QVC||Fewer than 5|
|23||River Island||Fewer than 5|
|23||Schlumberger||Fewer than 5|
|23||Selfridges||Fewer than 5|
|23||Siemens AG||Fewer than 5|
|23||Superdrug||Fewer than 5|
|23||Toys R Us||Fewer than 5|
|23||Zara||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.