/
Tell us what you think of our new logo (it'll take only a couple of minutes)! Take survey | No thanks

Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry is, for the third consecutive year, the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. You can filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

North East

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Hewlett Packard 30
2 Accenture 25
3 Durham University 20
4 Boots 15
4 Durham County Council 15
4 Middlesbrough Council 15
4 Newcastle City Council 15
4 Nissan 15
4 Specsavers 15
10 Aecom 10
10 Aldi 10
10 Ernst & Young 10
10 Newcastle University 10
10 Northumberland County Council 10
10 Procter & Gamble 10
10 Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council 10
10 Scott Logic 10
10 Sunderland City Council 10
19 Arup 5
19 Atkins 5
19 Carmel College 5
19 Caterpillar 5
19 Cleveland Police 5
19 Costa Coffee 5
19 Cummins 5
19 Cundall 5
19 Deloitte 5
19 Enterprise 5
19 Explore Learning 5
19 Fairhurst 5
19 Gateshead Council 5
19 GlaxoSmithKline 5
19 Hartlepool Borough Council 5
19 Johnson Matthey 5
19 Kingsley Primary School 5
19 KPMG 5
19 Lidl 5
19 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
19 McDonald's 5
19 Mott Macdonald 5
19 Newcastle University Students' Union 5
19 North Tyneside Council 5
19 Northumbria Police 5
19 Northumbria University 5
19 Parkdean Holidays 5
19 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 5
19 Sage 5
19 Sainsbury's 5
19 Stockton Borough Council 5
19 Teach First 5
19 Teesside University 5
19 Vision Express 5
19 Vision for Education 5
54 3M Fewer than 5
54 Amey Fewer than 5
54 Ann Summers Fewer than 5
54 Asda Fewer than 5
54 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
54 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
54 Barclays Fewer than 5
54 Bellway Fewer than 5
54 British Army Fewer than 5
54 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
54 Capgemini Fewer than 5
54 Capita Fewer than 5
54 Carillion Fewer than 5
54 CEF Fewer than 5
54 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
54 Church of England Fewer than 5
54 Coca Cola Fewer than 5
54 Costain Fewer than 5
54 Cumimins Fewer than 5
54 Cushman & Wakefield Fewer than 5
54 Department for Work & Pensions Fewer than 5
54 DISC Fewer than 5
54 Doosan Babcock Fewer than 5
54 Ebiquity Fewer than 5
54 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
54 Emmanuel College Fewer than 5
54 Everyone Active Fewer than 5
54 everything different Fewer than 5
54 Faithful & Gould Fewer than 5
54 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
54 FaulknerBrowns Fewer than 5
54 FDM Fewer than 5
54 Fenwick Fewer than 5
54 Gardiner & Theobald Fewer than 5
54 Grange Primary School Fewer than 5
54 H & M Fewer than 5
54 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
54 Horton Grange Primary School Fewer than 5
54 Huntsman Fewer than 5
54 Interserve Fewer than 5
54 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
54 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
54 Jaeger Fewer than 5
54 JD Sports Fewer than 5
54 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
54 Johnston Press Fewer than 5
54 Kent Police Fewer than 5
54 KP Snacks Fewer than 5
54 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
54 Lifeline Fewer than 5
54 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
54 Mind Fewer than 5
54 MSO Digital Agency Fewer than 5
54 National Audit Office Fewer than 5
54 Natural England Fewer than 5
54 Nestlé Fewer than 5
54 Newcastle Building Society Fewer than 5
54 NHS Blood and Transplant Fewer than 5
54 Nigel Frank International Fewer than 5
54 Optical Express Fewer than 5
54 Pendragon Fewer than 5
54 PK Education Fewer than 5
54 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
54 Priory Group Fewer than 5
54 Protocol Education Fewer than 5
54 Quantum Pharmaceutical Fewer than 5
54 Robin Partington & Partners Fewer than 5
54 Royal Air Force (RAF) Fewer than 5
54 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
54 RSM Fewer than 5
54 Santander Fewer than 5
54 Serco Fewer than 5
54 SGS Fewer than 5
54 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
54 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
54 South Tyneside Council Fewer than 5
54 Strutt & Parker Fewer than 5
54 Subway Fewer than 5
54 Supply Desk Fewer than 5
54 Tarmac Fewer than 5
54 Tata Steel Fewer than 5
54 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
54 Tesco Fewer than 5
54 The Gym Group Fewer than 5
54 Trinity Mirror Fewer than 5
54 TUI Travel Fewer than 5
54 Ubisoft Fewer than 5
54 United Parcel Service Fewer than 5
54 Univar Fewer than 5
54 University of Sunderland Fewer than 5
54 Unknown School Fewer than 5
54 Vets4Pets Fewer than 5
54 Virgin Fewer than 5
54 Vodafone Fewer than 5
54 Whitbread Fewer than 5
54 Workman Fewer than 5
54 WSP Group Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2014–15) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.