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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Durham County Council 10
1 Durham University 10
1 Ernst & Young 10
1 Middlesbrough Council 10
1 Newcastle City Council 10
1 Nissan 10
1 Northumberland County Council 10
1 Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council 10
1 Sunderland City Council 10
10 Accenture 5
10 Cleveland Police 5
10 Deloitte 5
10 Gateshead Council 5
10 Hewlett Packard 5
10 KPMG 5
10 North Tyneside Council 5
10 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 5
10 Procter & Gamble 5
19 Amey Fewer than 5
19 Atkins Fewer than 5
19 Bellway Fewer than 5
19 Capita Fewer than 5
19 Carillion Fewer than 5
19 Church of England Fewer than 5
19 Costain Fewer than 5
19 Cundall Fewer than 5
19 Cushman & Wakefield Fewer than 5
19 Department for Work & Pensions Fewer than 5
19 DISC Fewer than 5
19 everything different Fewer than 5
19 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
19 Faithful & Gould Fewer than 5
19 FaulknerBrowns Fewer than 5
19 Gardiner & Theobald Fewer than 5
19 Hartlepool Borough Council Fewer than 5
19 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
19 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
19 Johnston Press Fewer than 5
19 Lifeline Fewer than 5
19 Mind Fewer than 5
19 National Audit Office Fewer than 5
19 Nestlé Fewer than 5
19 Newcastle University Students' Union Fewer than 5
19 Pendragon Fewer than 5
19 Robin Partington & Partners Fewer than 5
19 RSM Fewer than 5
19 Santander Fewer than 5
19 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
19 Stockton Borough Council Fewer than 5
19 Strutt & Parker Fewer than 5
19 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
19 Teesside University Fewer than 5
19 Trinity Mirror Fewer than 5
19 Vodafone Fewer than 5
19 Workman Fewer than 5
19 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.