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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 West – Professional, scientific & technical

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Ernst & Young 30
1 KPMG 30
3 Deloitte 25
3 Mott Macdonald 25
5 Atkins 20
6 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 15
7 Aecom 10
7 Arup 10
7 Grant Thornton 10
7 James Fisher Nuclear 10
7 National Nuclear Laboratory 10
12 Active Win 5
12 Adelphi Group 5
12 Arcadis 5
12 BDO 5
12 CLB Coopers 5
12 EA Technology 5
12 Grayce 5
12 Havas 5
12 Lambert Smith Hampton 5
12 LGC Group 5
12 Nanoco Technologies 5
12 Redx Pharma 5
12 RSM 5
12 Siemens AG 5
12 Visage 5
12 Willows Veterinary Group 5
12 WSP Group 5
29 ABB Fewer than 5
29 Addleshaw Goddard Fewer than 5
29 Aecon Fewer than 5
29 AEW Architects Fewer than 5
29 Birchall Blackburn Law Fewer than 5
29 Bureau Veritas Fewer than 5
29 Carat Fewer than 5
29 Catalyst Fewer than 5
29 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
29 Clear Law Solicitors Fewer than 5
29 Cundall Fewer than 5
29 DC Law Fewer than 5
29 DLA Piper Fewer than 5
29 DWF Fewer than 5
29 Eversheds Fewer than 5
29 Express Solicitors Fewer than 5
29 Faithful & Gould Fewer than 5
29 Gerald Eve Fewer than 5
29 Gleeds Fewer than 5
29 Hawkins\Brown Fewer than 5
29 Hoare Lea Fewer than 5
29 Horwich Farrelly Fewer than 5
29 Intertek Fewer than 5
29 JBA Consulting Fewer than 5
29 JDX Consulting Fewer than 5
29 JMP Consultants Fewer than 5
29 Malcolm Hollis Fewer than 5
29 Max Fordham Fewer than 5
29 Mazars Fewer than 5
29 McCann Fewer than 5
29 Media Force Fewer than 5
29 MediaCom Fewer than 5
29 MWH Global Fewer than 5
29 PDSA Fewer than 5
29 Peter Brett Fewer than 5
29 PH Media Group Fewer than 5
29 QIAGEN Fewer than 5
29 Quanticate Fewer than 5
29 QuintilesIMS Fewer than 5
29 Ridge & Partners Fewer than 5
29 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
29 Sheppard Robson Fewer than 5
29 Source BioScience Fewer than 5
29 Starcom MediaVest Fewer than 5
29 Tony Gee & Partners Fewer than 5
29 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
29 UHY Hacker Young Fewer than 5
29 Undisclosed Fewer than 5
29 Unspecified Fewer than 5
29 Vets4Pets Fewer than 5
29 Weber Shandwick Fewer than 5
29 Wowcher Fewer than 5
29 WYG 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.