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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 – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Hewlett Packard 25
2 Accenture 20
3 Aecom 10
3 Newcastle University 10
3 Scott Logic 10
6 Arup 5
6 Caterpillar 5
6 Cummins 5
6 Cundall 5
6 Durham University 5
6 GlaxoSmithKline 5
6 Johnson Matthey 5
6 Mott Macdonald 5
6 Nissan 5
6 Procter & Gamble 5
6 Sage 5
17 3M Fewer than 5
17 Atkins Fewer than 5
17 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
17 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
17 Capgemini Fewer than 5
17 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
17 Coca Cola Fewer than 5
17 Costain Fewer than 5
17 Cumimins Fewer than 5
17 Doosan Babcock Fewer than 5
17 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
17 Ernst & Young Fewer than 5
17 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
17 FDM Fewer than 5
17 Interserve Fewer than 5
17 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
17 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
17 Middlesbrough Council Fewer than 5
17 MSO Digital Agency Fewer than 5
17 Natural England Fewer than 5
17 Nestlé Fewer than 5
17 Newcastle Building Society Fewer than 5
17 NHS Blood and Transplant Fewer than 5
17 Nigel Frank International Fewer than 5
17 Northumbria University Fewer than 5
17 Parkdean Holidays Fewer than 5
17 Quantum Pharmaceutical Fewer than 5
17 SGS Fewer than 5
17 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
17 South Tyneside Council Fewer than 5
17 Sunderland City Council Fewer than 5
17 Tata Steel Fewer than 5
17 Teesside University Fewer than 5
17 TUI Travel Fewer than 5
17 Ubisoft Fewer than 5
17 University of Sunderland Fewer than 5
17 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.