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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 – Culture, media & sports occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boohoo 5
1 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
1 Cubic Motion 5
1 Foundry 42 5
1 Havas 5
1 Hut Group 5
1 JD Sports 5
1 Manchester Metropolitan University 5
1 SLOJ Productions 5
1 University of Central Lancashire 5
1 University of Salford 5
1 Visage 5
13 AEW Architects Fewer than 5
13 Ashfield Healthcare Fewer than 5
13 Bentley Motors Fewer than 5
13 Betfred Fewer than 5
13 BT Fewer than 5
13 Cumbria County Council Fewer than 5
13 Decathlon Fewer than 5
13 Dentsu Aegis Network Fewer than 5
13 Fat Media Fewer than 5
13 Fletchers Solicitors Fewer than 5
13 GA Pet Food Partners Fewer than 5
13 Go Ape Fewer than 5
13 Ipsos MORI Fewer than 5
13 ITV Fewer than 5
13 Liverpool John Moores University Fewer than 5
13 Manchester City Footbal Club Fewer than 5
13 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
13 Matalan Fewer than 5
13 MediaCom Fewer than 5
13 Merlin Entertainments Fewer than 5
13 N Brown Group plc Fewer than 5
13 Ncc Group Fewer than 5
13 Neville Johnson Fewer than 5
13 PHMG Fewer than 5
13 Premier Sports Fewer than 5
13 Pure Gym Fewer than 5
13 Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council Fewer than 5
13 Shop Direct Group Fewer than 5
13 Sky Fewer than 5
13 Spectrum Brands Fewer than 5
13 Stanley Black And Decker Fewer than 5
13 Unilever Fewer than 5
13 University of Manchester 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.