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 – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Coatsink 5
1 Teesside University 5
3 Atom Bank Fewer than 5
3 Barbour Fewer than 5
3 Durham County Council Fewer than 5
3 Gillian Arnold Fewer than 5
3 Hays Travel Fewer than 5
3 Newcastle University Fewer than 5
3 Northumbria University Fewer than 5
3 Parkdean Resorts Fewer than 5
3 RIBA Enterprises Fewer than 5
3 Stanley Black And Decker Fewer than 5
3 University of Sunderland 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.