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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 – Information & communication

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 QA 25
2 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 15
3 BAE Systems 10
3 ITV 10
5 Angel Solutions 5
5 Avecto 5
5 BT 5
5 Cantarus 5
5 CSC 5
5 Cubic Motion 5
5 Dai 5
5 DriveWorks 5
5 Foundry 42 5
5 Fujitsu 5
5 IBM 5
5 Ncc Group 5
5 SLOJ Productions 5
5 Softcat 5
5 Web Applications UK 5
20 Accenture Fewer than 5
20 Access Group Fewer than 5
20 Advanced Fewer than 5
20 Base 3 Systems Fewer than 5
20 Bauer Media Fewer than 5
20 Capgemini Fewer than 5
20 CGI Group Fewer than 5
20 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
20 Civica Fewer than 5
20 Civil Service Fewer than 5
20 Computacenter Fewer than 5
20 Computer Sciences Corporation Fewer than 5
20 Dionach Fewer than 5
20 Experian Fewer than 5
20 Fat Media Fewer than 5
20 FDM Fewer than 5
20 Metronet UK Fewer than 5
20 Sky Fewer than 5
20 Sopra Steria Fewer than 5
20 Starcom Fewer than 5
20 Talk Talk Fewer than 5
20 Tata Consultancy Services Fewer than 5
20 Telent Fewer than 5
20 Trinity Mirror Fewer than 5
20 UKFast 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.