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.
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North West – Public administration & defence
|1||Lancashire County Council||35|
|2||Cheshire East Council||10|
|2||Greater Manchester Police||10|
|2||Her Majesty's Government||10|
|2||Liverpool City Council||10|
|2||Manchester City Council||10|
|2||Rochdale Borough Council||10|
|2||St Helens Council||10|
|14||Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council||5|
|14||Cumbria County Council||5|
|14||National Probation Service||5|
|14||Salford City Council||5|
|14||Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council||5|
|14||Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council||5|
|14||Warrington Borough Council||5|
|14||Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council||5|
|28||General Medical Council||Fewer than 5|
|28||Hertfordshire County Council||Fewer than 5|
|28||Highways Agency||Fewer than 5|
|28||HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)||Fewer than 5|
|28||Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley||Fewer than 5|
|28||Ministry of Defence (MOD)||Fewer than 5|
|28||Ministry of Justice||Fewer than 5|
|28||National Offender Management Office||Fewer than 5|
|28||Valuation Office Agency||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.