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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 – Manufacturing

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Hewlett Packard 30
2 Nissan 15
3 Procter & Gamble 10
4 Caterpillar 5
4 Cummins 5
4 GlaxoSmithKline 5
4 Johnson Matthey 5
8 3M Fewer than 5
8 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
8 Coca Cola Fewer than 5
8 Cumimins Fewer than 5
8 Huntsman Fewer than 5
8 KP Snacks Fewer than 5
8 MSO Digital Agency Fewer than 5
8 Nestlé Fewer than 5
8 Quantum Pharmaceutical Fewer than 5
8 Tarmac Fewer than 5
8 Tata Steel Fewer than 5
8 Univar 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.