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 – Accommodation & food

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 McDonald's 5
2 Domino's Pizza Fewer than 5
2 Hilton Hotels Fewer than 5
2 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
2 KFC Fewer than 5
2 Nando's Fewer than 5
2 Parkdean Resorts Fewer than 5
2 Pizza Express Fewer than 5
2 QHotels Fewer than 5
2 Subway 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.