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Top Graduate Employers

Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.

The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.

North West – Education

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 University of Salford 50
2 Liverpool Hope University 25
2 Manchester Metropolitan University 25
2 University of Central Lancashire 25
5 Teach First 15
5 University of Manchester 15
7 Lancaster University 10
8 Edge Hill University 5
8 Explore Learning 5
8 Liverpool John Moores University 5
8 Together Trust 5
12 AllSaints Fewer than 5
12 AQA Fewer than 5
12 Blackpool Council Fewer than 5
12 Bolton Council Fewer than 5
12 British Council Fewer than 5
12 Bury Council Fewer than 5
12 Premier Sports Fewer than 5
12 St Mary's Primary School Fewer than 5
12 The Growth Company Fewer than 5
12 Wigan Council Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) 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.