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Top Graduate Employers

The finance and retail sectors are recruiting the greatest number of graduates into graduate-level employment, according to our latest figures. So, where are the jobs?

Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

  • Click on a company name to read an employer profile and find details of their graduate training – where in the UK they recruit, in what industries, and into what types of job.
  • See starting salaries and minimum educational requirements.
  • Find out how we created the graduate employers table.

Wales – Education

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Cardiff University 15
2 Carmarthenshire County Council 10
2 Swansea Council 10
4 Bangor University 5
4 Cardiff Metropolitan University 5
4 Glyndŵr University 5
4 Pembrokeshire County Council 5
4 Powys County Council 5
4 Super Stars 5
4 Swansea Metropolitan University  5
4 University of South Wales 5
12 Aberystwyth University Fewer than 5
12 Conwy County Borough Council Fewer than 5
12 Denbighshire County Council Fewer than 5
12 Newport City Council Fewer than 5
12 Swansea University Fewer than 5
12 Torfaen County Borough Council Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2011–12) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.