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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.

Northern Ireland – Information & communication

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Kainos 20
2 AquaQ Analytics 10
2 First Derivatives 10
2 Liberty Information Technology 10
5 Allstate 5
5 Automated Intelligence 5
5 BT 5
5 Proofpoint 5
9 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
9 Civica Fewer than 5
9 Fujitsu Fewer than 5
9 IBM Fewer than 5
9 Pearson Fewer than 5
9 Perform Group Fewer than 5
9 SAP Fewer than 5
9 Trinity Mirror 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.