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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 – Professional, scientific & technical – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 KPMG 25
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 25
3 Grant Thornton 10
4 Adelphi Group 5
4 Arcadis 5
4 BDO 5
4 RSM 5
8 Aecom Fewer than 5
8 AEW Architects Fewer than 5
8 AHR Fewer than 5
8 Arcadia Fewer than 5
8 Arup Fewer than 5
8 Atkins Fewer than 5
8 Babcock Fewer than 5
8 Blueprint Partnership Fewer than 5
8 Currie & Brown Fewer than 5
8 Dentsu Aegis Network Fewer than 5
8 Havas Fewer than 5
8 Horwich Farrelly Fewer than 5
8 Mazars Fewer than 5
8 MBDA Fewer than 5
8 MediaCom Fewer than 5
8 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
8 Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) Fewer than 5
8 National Nuclear Laboratory Fewer than 5
8 Peninsula Fewer than 5
8 Peter Brett Fewer than 5
8 Pick Everard Fewer than 5
8 Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Fewer than 5
8 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
8 Sheppard Robson Fewer than 5
8 Shoosmiths Fewer than 5
8 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
8 Stephensons Solicitors Fewer than 5
8 the7stars Fewer than 5
8 Virgin Fewer than 5
8 Weber Shandwick 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.