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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.

Northern Ireland

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 50
2 Citi 20
2 Gordons Chemist 20
4 Allstate 15
4 Clear Pharmacy 15
4 Deloitte 15
4 Kainos 15
4 Medicare 15
4 Randox Laboratories 15
10 Amey 10
10 BT 10
10 Extern 10
10 First Derivatives 10
10 KPMG 10
10 Liberty Information Technology 10
16 Almac 5
16 Asidua 5
16 Axiom 5
16 BDO 5
16 Boots 5
16 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
16 Business Services Organisation 5
16 CDE Global 5
16 Chain Reaction Cycles 5
16 Concentrix 5
16 Ernst & Young 5
16 Farrans Construction 5
16 FP McCann 5
16 Graham 5
16 Grant Thornton 5
16 KANA 5
16 Lagan Construction 5
16 Lidl 5
16 Lloyds Banking Group 5
16 Mercer 5
16 Micro Focus International 5
16 Moy Park 5
16 Northern Ireland Electricity 5
16 Pharmacy Plus 5
16 Queen's University Belfast 5
16 RPS Group 5
16 Savills 5
16 Schrader Electronics 5
16 Seagate Technology 5
16 Terex 5
16 Ulster University 5
16 URS 5
16 Women's Aid 5
49 Aecom Fewer than 5
49 Arcadia Fewer than 5
49 Atkins Fewer than 5
49 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
49 Barnardo's Fewer than 5
49 Carillion Fewer than 5
49 Cedar Foundation Fewer than 5
49 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
49 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
49 Dale Farm Fewer than 5
49 Department for Education Fewer than 5
49 Enterprise Fewer than 5
49 Fujitsu Fewer than 5
49 Genpact Pharmalink Fewer than 5
49 Hallmark Fewer than 5
49 Hendersons Fewer than 5
49 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
49 Hollister Fewer than 5
49 IBM Fewer than 5
49 IKEA Fewer than 5
49 Intel Corporation Fewer than 5
49 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
49 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
49 Kerry Group Fewer than 5
49 Lambert Smith Hampton Fewer than 5
49 Lloyds Pharmacy Fewer than 5
49 Malcolm Hollis Fewer than 5
49 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
49 Michelin Fewer than 5
49 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
49 Mouchel Fewer than 5
49 Norbrook Laboratories Fewer than 5
49 NSPCC Fewer than 5
49 Pace Fewer than 5
49 Pizza Hut Fewer than 5
49 Praxis Care Fewer than 5
49 Royal Air Force (RAF) Fewer than 5
49 Santander Fewer than 5
49 SGS Fewer than 5
49 Spar Fewer than 5
49 Specsavers Fewer than 5
49 St Catherine's Primary School Fewer than 5
49 St Patrick's Primary School Fewer than 5
49 Subway Fewer than 5
49 Sweett Group Fewer than 5
49 TerraQuest Fewer than 5
49 Tesco Fewer than 5
49 Thales Fewer than 5
49 Undisclosed Fewer than 5
49 Various Fewer than 5
49 Watts Group 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.