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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 – Health professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 10
2 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
2 Norchem 5
2 Specsavers 5
2 Vision Express 5
6 Optical Express Fewer than 5
6 Rowlands Pharmacy Fewer than 5
6 Tesco Fewer than 5
6 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.