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.
- Click on one of the top 26 companies to read their employer profile and details of graduate training.
- See what graduates do and earn after university.
- Find out how we created the graduate employers table.
North West – Culture, media & sports occupations
|1||British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)||5|
|1||Manchester Metropolitan University||5|
|1||University of Central Lancashire||5|
|1||University of Salford||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.