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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 East – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Aldi 5
1 Durham University 5
3 Asda Fewer than 5
3 Atom Bank Fewer than 5
3 Barclays Fewer than 5
3 Boots Fewer than 5
3 Coatsink Fewer than 5
3 Eldon Insurance Fewer than 5
3 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
3 KFC Fewer than 5
3 Lidl Fewer than 5
3 Nigel Frank International Fewer than 5
3 Nissan Fewer than 5
3 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
3 Sodexo Fewer than 5
3 Tesco 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.