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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Darlington Borough Council 10
1 Middlesbrough Council 10
1 Northumberland County Council 10
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 10
5 Baker Tilly 5
5 Deloitte 5
5 Department for Work & Pensions 5
5 Durham County Council 5
5 Durham University 5
5 Ernst & Young 5
5 Gateshead Council 5
5 Hartlepool Borough Council 5
5 KPMG 5
5 National Probation Service 5
5 Newcastle City Council 5
5 Newcastle University 5
5 North Tyneside Council 5
5 Procter & Gamble 5
5 Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council 5
5 Sunderland City Council 5
21 4Children Fewer than 5
21 Accenture Fewer than 5
21 Age UK Fewer than 5
21 Arup Fewer than 5
21 Asda Fewer than 5
21 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
21 Barclays Fewer than 5
21 Barnardo's Fewer than 5
21 Bauer Media Fewer than 5
21 Bond Dickinson LLP Fewer than 5
21 Capgemini Fewer than 5
21 Capita Fewer than 5
21 Church of England Fewer than 5
21 Covance Fewer than 5
21 Cummins Fewer than 5
21 DTZ Fewer than 5
21 Durham Constabulary Fewer than 5
21 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
21 Foster Care Associates Fewer than 5
21 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
21 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
21 GVA Fewer than 5
21 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
21 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
21 Interserve Fewer than 5
21 Irwin Mitchell Fewer than 5
21 JN Bentley Fewer than 5
21 Labour Party Fewer than 5
21 Malcolm Hollis Fewer than 5
21 Mazars Fewer than 5
21 National Audit Office Fewer than 5
21 Nigel Frank International Fewer than 5
21 Nissan Fewer than 5
21 Northumbria University Fewer than 5
21 Priory Group Fewer than 5
21 Reed Fewer than 5
21 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
21 Ryder Architecture Fewer than 5
21 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
21 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
21 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
21 University of Sunderland Fewer than 5
21 Victim Support Fewer than 5
21 Workman 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.