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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 – Professional, scientific & technical

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 60
2 Axiom 20
3 KPMG 15
4 Grant Thornton 10
5 Aecom 5
5 Allen & Overy 5
5 Almac 5
5 Arup 5
5 BDO 5
5 Genpact Pharmalink 5
5 Herbert Smith Freehills 5
12 Atkins Fewer than 5
12 Moore Stephens Fewer than 5
12 NIE Networks Fewer than 5
12 RPS Group Fewer than 5
12 RSM Fewer than 5
12 TLT 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.