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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 – Public administration & defence

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Darlington Borough Council 10
1 Durham County Council 10
1 Middlesbrough Council 10
1 Northumberland County Council 10
5 Department for Work & Pensions 5
5 Durham Constabulary 5
5 Gateshead Council 5
5 Hartlepool Borough Council 5
5 National Probation Service 5
5 Newcastle City Council 5
5 North Tyneside Council 5
5 Northumbria Police 5
5 Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council 5
5 South Tyneside Council 5
5 Sunderland City Council 5
16 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
16 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
16 National Audit Office 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.