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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 – Education – Teaching & educational professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 University of Salford 35
2 Teach First 15
3 Liverpool Hope University 10
4 Explore Learning 5
4 University of Manchester 5
6 AllSaints Fewer than 5
6 Blackpool Council Fewer than 5
6 Bolton Council Fewer than 5
6 British Council Fewer than 5
6 Bury Council Fewer than 5
6 Edge Hill University Fewer than 5
6 Manchester Metropolitan University Fewer than 5
6 St Mary's Primary School Fewer than 5
6 Wigan Council 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.