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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.

Northern Ireland

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 60
2 Citi 25
2 Ernst & Young 25
4 Medicare 20
5 Deloitte 15
5 Randox Laboratories 15
7 Boots 10
7 Clear Pharmacy 10
7 First Derivatives 10
7 Gordons Chemist 10
7 Graham 10
7 Hewlett Packard 10
7 Kainos 10
7 KPMG 10
7 Liberty Information Technology 10
16 Aecom 5
16 Almac 5
16 Amey 5
16 Augentius 5
16 Baker & McKenzie 5
16 BDO 5
16 Belfast City Council 5
16 BT 5
16 Cubis Industries 5
16 CyberSource 5
16 Dale Farm 5
16 Dunbia 5
16 Enterprise 5
16 Extern 5
16 Farrans Construction 5
16 FP McCann 5
16 Fujitsu 5
16 IBM 5
16 Moy Park 5
16 NSPCC 5
16 Specsavers 5
16 Terex 5
16 The Education Authority 5
16 Undisclosed 5
16 WDR & RT Taggart 5
16 White Ink Architects 5
42 Alert Logic Fewer than 5
42 Argos Fewer than 5
42 Arup Fewer than 5
42 Asda Fewer than 5
42 Atkins Fewer than 5
42 Axiom Fewer than 5
42 Bank of Ireland Fewer than 5
42 Barnardo's Fewer than 5
42 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
42 Capita Fewer than 5
42 Card Factory Fewer than 5
42 Civica Fewer than 5
42 Civil Service Fewer than 5
42 Coca Cola Fewer than 5
42 Cundall Fewer than 5
42 DHL Fewer than 5
42 Fidessa Fewer than 5
42 Financial Times Fewer than 5
42 Foster Care Associates Fewer than 5
42 Genpact Pharmalink Fewer than 5
42 Grant Thornton Fewer than 5
42 H & M Fewer than 5
42 Herbert Smith Freehills Fewer than 5
42 IKEA Fewer than 5
42 Lambert Smith Hampton Fewer than 5
42 Lloyds Pharmacy Fewer than 5
42 Malcolm Hollis Fewer than 5
42 McDonald's Fewer than 5
42 McNicholas Fewer than 5
42 Mencap Fewer than 5
42 Mercer Fewer than 5
42 Mitie Group Fewer than 5
42 Moore Stephens Fewer than 5
42 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
42 Norbrook Laboratories Fewer than 5
42 Paddy Power Betfair Fewer than 5
42 Pinsent Masons Fewer than 5
42 Randstad Fewer than 5
42 RPS Group Fewer than 5
42 SAP Fewer than 5
42 St Mary's Primary School Fewer than 5
42 Teach First Fewer than 5
42 Tesco Fewer than 5
42 Thales Fewer than 5
42 The Hub Fewer than 5
42 Ulster Wildlife Fewer than 5
42 Verint Systems Fewer than 5
42 Virgin Fewer than 5
42 Vision Express Fewer than 5
42 Vodafone Fewer than 5
42 Well Pharmacy Fewer than 5
42 Wilson Nesbitt Solicitors 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.