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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 – Information & communication

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 20
2 FDM 15
3 Fairbanks Environmental 10
4 Atos 5
4 IBM 5
4 ITV 5
4 Lime Pictures 5
4 Talk Talk 5
4 Web Applications UK 5
10 Accenture Fewer than 5
10 Adfero Fewer than 5
10 BT Fewer than 5
10 Capgemini Fewer than 5
10 Capita Fewer than 5
10 CGI Group Fewer than 5
10 Fujitsu Fewer than 5
10 GlobalData Fewer than 5
10 Ideal World Fewer than 5
10 Johnston Press Fewer than 5
10 Metaswitch Networks Fewer than 5
10 Reading Room Fewer than 5
10 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
10 Softcat Fewer than 5
10 Sony Fewer than 5
10 Tessella Fewer than 5
10 The GB Group Fewer than 5
10 Trader Media Group Fewer than 5
10 Ultra Electronics Fewer than 5
10 Unspecified Software Company 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.