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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 – Accommodation & food – Other managers & proprietors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 McDonald's 10
2 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
2 Hilton Hotels Fewer than 5
2 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
2 Mitchells & Butlers Fewer than 5
2 Nando's Fewer than 5
2 Pizza Express Fewer than 5
2 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
2 Starbucks Fewer than 5
2 Whitbread 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.