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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 East

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Hewlett Packard 30
2 Boots 15
2 Durham University 15
4 Deloitte 10
4 Durham County Council 10
4 Gateshead Council 10
4 Hartlepool Borough Council 10
4 Middlesbrough Council 10
4 Newcastle City Council 10
4 Newcastle University 10
4 Nissan 10
4 Northumberland County Council 10
4 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 10
4 South Tyneside Council 10
4 Sunderland City Council 10
4 Sunderland Royal Hospital 10
17 Accenture 5
17 AMEC 5
17 Arup 5
17 Atos 5
17 Balfour Beatty 5
17 Bede Gaming 5
17 CH2M Hill 5
17 Cummins 5
17 East Cleveland Online 5
17 Education World 5
17 Enterprise 5
17 Ernst & Young 5
17 Freeman Hospital 5
17 General Electric 5
17 James Cook University Hospital 5
17 Johnson Matthey 5
17 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
17 Marks & Spencer 5
17 McDonald's 5
17 Mott Macdonald 5
17 National Health Service (NHS) 5
17 Nestlé 5
17 Newcastle University Students' Union 5
17 North Durham Academy 5
17 North Tyneside Council 5
17 Northumbria University 5
17 Primark 5
17 Procter & Gamble 5
17 Specsavers 5
17 SSI UK 5
17 Stockton Borough Council 5
17 Teach First 5
17 Teesside University 5
17 Ubisoft 5
17 University of Sunderland 5
17 Vision Express 5
17 Vision for Education 5
54 ABB Fewer than 5
54 Abercrombie & Fitch Fewer than 5
54 Aecom Fewer than 5
54 AkzoNobel Fewer than 5
54 Aldi Fewer than 5
54 Amey Fewer than 5
54 Apollo Teaching Services Fewer than 5
54 Assystem Fewer than 5
54 Atkins Fewer than 5
54 Babcock Fewer than 5
54 Baker Tilly Fewer than 5
54 Barclays Fewer than 5
54 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
54 BP Fewer than 5
54 Brewin Dolphin Fewer than 5
54 British Airways Fewer than 5
54 BT Fewer than 5
54 Bureau Veritas Fewer than 5
54 Church of England Fewer than 5
54 Citizens Advice Fewer than 5
54 Coral Fewer than 5
54 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
54 Covance Fewer than 5
54 Cundall Fewer than 5
54 Currys Fewer than 5
54 David Lloyd Fewer than 5
54 Department for Education Fewer than 5
54 Department for Work & Pensions Fewer than 5
54 DNV GL Fewer than 5
54 Dorothy Perkins Fewer than 5
54 DTZ Fewer than 5
54 Dunelm Mill Fewer than 5
54 Ebiquity Fewer than 5
54 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
54 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
54 Foster Wheeler Fewer than 5
54 G4S Fewer than 5
54 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
54 GL Noble Denton Fewer than 5
54 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
54 Grontmij Fewer than 5
54 Halfords Fewer than 5
54 Holy Family Primary School Fewer than 5
54 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
54 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
54 Iceland Fewer than 5
54 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
54 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
54 Jewson Fewer than 5
54 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
54 Kier Group Fewer than 5
54 KPMG Fewer than 5
54 Ladbrokes Fewer than 5
54 Leeds Building Society Fewer than 5
54 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
54 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
54 MBDA Fewer than 5
54 Mencap Fewer than 5
54 National Trust Fewer than 5
54 Nationwide Fewer than 5
54 NHS Professionals Fewer than 5
54 Optical Express Fewer than 5
54 Parsons Brinckerhoff Fewer than 5
54 PDSA Fewer than 5
54 Peacocks Fewer than 5
54 Persimmon Homes Fewer than 5
54 Physio World Fewer than 5
54 Pizza Hut Fewer than 5
54 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
54 Ramboll Fewer than 5
54 Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council Fewer than 5
54 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Fewer than 5
54 Sage Fewer than 5
54 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
54 Sanderson Weatherall Fewer than 5
54 Santander Fewer than 5
54 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
54 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
54 Smiths Gore Fewer than 5
54 Stonham Fewer than 5
54 Superdrug Fewer than 5
54 Sustrans Fewer than 5
54 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
54 Teaching Personnel Fewer than 5
54 Tesco Fewer than 5
54 Thomas Cook Fewer than 5
54 Unspecfied Veterinary Practice Fewer than 5
54 Urban Outfitters Fewer than 5
54 Valuation Office Agency Fewer than 5
54 Virgin Fewer than 5
54 Waitrose Fewer than 5
54 William Hill Fewer than 5
54 Willmott Dixon 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.