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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 – Other managers & proprietors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Enterprise 5
1 McDonald's 5
3 Amey Fewer than 5
3 Asda Fewer than 5
3 Assystem Fewer than 5
3 Atkins Fewer than 5
3 Babcock Fewer than 5
3 Boots Fewer than 5
3 Bournemouth Borough Council Fewer than 5
3 Capita Fewer than 5
3 Clifton Hotels Fewer than 5
3 Compass Group Fewer than 5
3 Coral Fewer than 5
3 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
3 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
3 Elixel Fewer than 5
3 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
3 Harvester Fewer than 5
3 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
3 JP Morgan Fewer than 5
3 KFC Fewer than 5
3 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
3 Ovo Energy Fewer than 5
3 Pizza Express Fewer than 5
3 Revolution Bars Fewer than 5
3 Serco Fewer than 5
3 Starbucks Fewer than 5
3 Subway Fewer than 5
3 Tesco Fewer than 5
3 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
3 Unspecified Fewer than 5
3 William Hill Fewer than 5
3 Zurich Financial Services 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.