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Top Graduate Employers

Our latest look at graduate recruiters shows that financial services are once again the top UK employers of graduates. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

North West – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 BAE Systems 40
2 Sellafield 25
3 Atkins 15
3 FDM 15
5 AMEC 10
5 AstraZeneca 10
5 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 10
5 Jacobs Engineering 10
5 Mott Macdonald 10
5 Unilever 10
11 Arup 5
11 Assystem 5
11 Bank of America 5
11 Barclays 5
11 Bentley Motors 5
11 Cavendish Nuclear 5
11 Codethink 5
11 Costain 5
11 Energus 5
11 GHA Livigunn 5
11 Hewlett Packard 5
11 Hut Group 5
11 IBM 5
11 Jaguar Land Rover 5
11 JD Williams 5
11 Johnson Matthey 5
11 Laing O'Rourke 5
11 Liverpool John Moores University 5
11 Lloyds Banking Group 5
11 Manchester Metropolitan University 5
11 National Nuclear Laboratory 5
11 Ncc Group 5
11 Osiris Projects 5
11 Parsons Brinckerhoff 5
11 Redx Pharma 5
11 Rolls-Royce 5
11 Sony 5
11 Thales 5
11 TT Games 5
11 UKFast 5
11 United Utilities 5
11 University of Liverpool 5
11 University of Manchester 5
11 URS 5
45 ABB Fewer than 5
45 Accenture Fewer than 5
45 Aecom Fewer than 5
45 Amaze Fewer than 5
45 Arcadis Fewer than 5
45 ARM Fewer than 5
45 Atos Fewer than 5
45 Babcock Fewer than 5
45 Bakkavör Fewer than 5
45 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
45 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
45 Baxter Fewer than 5
45 Betfred Fewer than 5
45 Boohoo Fewer than 5
45 Bupa Fewer than 5
45 Bureau Veritas Fewer than 5
45 Capgemini Fewer than 5
45 Capita Fewer than 5
45 Centrica Fewer than 5
45 CGA Strategy Fewer than 5
45 Colas Rail Fewer than 5
45 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
45 Croda Fewer than 5
45 CSC Fewer than 5
45 Cumbria County Council Fewer than 5
45 Deloitte Fewer than 5
45 DNV GL Fewer than 5
45 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
45 Eli Lilly Fewer than 5
45 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
45 Fairbanks Environmental Fewer than 5
45 Fat Media Fewer than 5
45 Fujitsu Fewer than 5
45 G4S Fewer than 5
45 General Electric Fewer than 5
45 Havas Fewer than 5
45 Hibu Fewer than 5
45 Howdens Joinery Fewer than 5
45 Hyder Fewer than 5
45 Inspired Fewer than 5
45 Intertek Fewer than 5
45 ISG Pearce Fewer than 5
45 Kier Group Fewer than 5
45 KPMG Fewer than 5
45 Lancaster University Fewer than 5
45 Liverpool Hope University Fewer than 5
45 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
45 Loughborough University Fewer than 5
45 Mouchel Fewer than 5
45 MWH Global Fewer than 5
45 National Health Service (NHS) Fewer than 5
45 Natural England Fewer than 5
45 Nestlé Fewer than 5
45 Network Rail Fewer than 5
45 Nissan Fewer than 5
45 Property Tectonics Fewer than 5
45 Public Health England Fewer than 5
45 Ramboll Fewer than 5
45 Reaseheath College Fewer than 5
45 Royal Bolton Hospital Fewer than 5
45 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
45 Royal Preston Hospital Fewer than 5
45 RSA Academy Fewer than 5
45 Sage Fewer than 5
45 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
45 Salisbury District Hospital Fewer than 5
45 Schneider Electric Fewer than 5
45 Scientific Analysis Laboratories Fewer than 5
45 Scottish Power Fewer than 5
45 Shell Fewer than 5
45 Shop Direct Group Fewer than 5
45 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
45 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
45 Sodexo Fewer than 5
45 Softcat Fewer than 5
45 Telefónica Fewer than 5
45 Tessella Fewer than 5
45 ThinkMoney Fewer than 5
45 Thomas Cook Fewer than 5
45 Toyota Fewer than 5
45 Trac Global Fewer than 5
45 Trader Media Group Fewer than 5
45 UK Biobank Fewer than 5
45 Ultra Electronics Fewer than 5
45 United Biscuits Fewer than 5
45 University of Central Lancashire Fewer than 5
45 University of Chester Fewer than 5
45 Vauxhall Motors Fewer than 5
45 WSP Group Fewer than 5
45 WYG Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2012–13) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.