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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 – Professional, scientific & technical

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Deloitte 20
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 20
3 Ernst & Young 15
4 AMEC 10
4 Jacobs Engineering 10
4 KPMG 10
7 Aecom 5
7 Arup 5
7 Assystem 5
7 Atkins 5
7 Babcock 5
7 BDO 5
7 Carat 5
7 Crowder Consulting 5
7 ESR Technology 5
7 Grant Thornton 5
7 Hampson Hughes 5
7 Laing O'Rourke 5
7 McCann 5
7 Mott Macdonald 5
7 PayStream 5
7 PKF 5
7 Redx Pharma 5
7 Thales 5
25 Abacus Int Fewer than 5
25 ABB Fewer than 5
25 Amaze Fewer than 5
25 Baker Tilly Fewer than 5
25 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
25 BDP Fewer than 5
25 Blueprint Partnership Fewer than 5
25 Capita Fewer than 5
25 CBRE Fewer than 5
25 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
25 Click Consult Fewer than 5
25 Costain Fewer than 5
25 Crowe Clark Whitehill Fewer than 5
25 Curtins Fewer than 5
25 East Fewer than 5
25 EC Harris Fewer than 5
25 Halcrow Group Fewer than 5
25 Havas Fewer than 5
25 Hyder Fewer than 5
25 IPL Fewer than 5
25 Ipsos MORI Fewer than 5
25 Key Forensic Services Fewer than 5
25 Latitude Fewer than 5
25 Legal Services Commission Fewer than 5
25 Mazars Fewer than 5
25 MediaCom Fewer than 5
25 Mercer Fewer than 5
25 Mouchel Fewer than 5
25 Natural England Fewer than 5
25 Oracle Fewer than 5
25 Parsons Brinckerhoff Fewer than 5
25 Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Fewer than 5
25 Risktec Fewer than 5
25 RSK Fewer than 5
25 RSM Tenon Fewer than 5
25 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
25 Science & Technology Facilities Council Fewer than 5
25 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
25 Sopra Steria Fewer than 5
25 Styles&Wood Group Fewer than 5
25 Sweett Group Fewer than 5
25 Tata Steel Fewer than 5
25 Unspecified Fewer than 5
25 Unspecified Graphic Design Company Fewer than 5
25 Unspecified Veterinary Clinic Fewer than 5
25 Weber Shandwick 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.