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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 East – Professional, scientific & technical

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Aecom 5
1 Arup 5
1 Clicksco 5
1 KPMG 5
1 Mott Macdonald 5
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 5
1 WSP Group 5
8 Atkins Fewer than 5
8 Bond Dickinson LLP Fewer than 5
8 Cundall Fewer than 5
8 CVS Pharmacy Fewer than 5
8 DAC Beachcroft Fewer than 5
8 Eversheds Fewer than 5
8 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
8 GlobalData Fewer than 5
8 Haines Watts Fewer than 5
8 Intertek Fewer than 5
8 MBDA Fewer than 5
8 RSM Fewer than 5
8 Science & Technology Facilities Council Fewer than 5
8 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
8 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
8 Winn Solicitors 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.