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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry continues to be the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

North East – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 15
2 Aldi 5
2 B&Q 5
2 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
2 Majestic Wine 5
2 Norchem 5
2 Specsavers 5
2 Vision Express 5
9 Argos Fewer than 5
9 Fenwick Fewer than 5
9 Gateshead Council Fewer than 5
9 Hollister Fewer than 5
9 Just Eat Fewer than 5
9 Laura Ashley Fewer than 5
9 Lidl Fewer than 5
9 LivingSocial Fewer than 5
9 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
9 Optical Express Fewer than 5
9 Rowlands Pharmacy Fewer than 5
9 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
9 Schuh Fewer than 5
9 Spar Fewer than 5
9 Tesco Fewer than 5
9 Withheld Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2013–14) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.