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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.

South West – Professional, scientific & technical – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 15
2 Bishop Fleming 5
2 Deloitte 5
2 Ernst & Young 5
2 Grant Thornton 5
2 KPMG 5
2 Smith & Williamson 5
8 Aecom Fewer than 5
8 Assystem Fewer than 5
8 BDO Fewer than 5
8 Bond Dickinson LLP Fewer than 5
8 Capita Fewer than 5
8 Colliers International Fewer than 5
8 Crowe Clark Whitehill Fewer than 5
8 DAC Beachcroft Fewer than 5
8 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) Fewer than 5
8 Grayling Fewer than 5
8 Jones Lang Lasalle Fewer than 5
8 Mace Fewer than 5
8 Mazars Fewer than 5
8 MBDA Fewer than 5
8 PKF Fewer than 5
8 Renishaw Fewer than 5
8 RSM Tenon Fewer than 5
8 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
8 Sweett Group Fewer than 5
8 Thales Fewer than 5
8 The Architect's Practice 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.