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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 – Other managers & proprietors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Enterprise 15
2 McDonald's 10
3 Invasion 5
4 Amazon Fewer than 5
4 Amey Fewer than 5
4 AO.com Fewer than 5
4 Arcadis Fewer than 5
4 AstraZeneca Fewer than 5
4 Betfred Fewer than 5
4 CEF Fewer than 5
4 Centrica Fewer than 5
4 Civil Service Fewer than 5
4 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
4 Domino's Pizza Fewer than 5
4 Edge Hill University Fewer than 5
4 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
4 Greene King Fewer than 5
4 Greggs Fewer than 5
4 Interserve Fewer than 5
4 KFC Fewer than 5
4 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
4 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
4 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
4 Matalan Fewer than 5
4 Morrisons Fewer than 5
4 Nando's Fewer than 5
4 Pizza Express Fewer than 5
4 Pizza Hut Fewer than 5
4 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
4 Radius Payment Solutions Fewer than 5
4 United Utilities Fewer than 5
4 University of Salford Fewer than 5
4 Workman 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.