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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 – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Caerphilly County Borough Council 10
1 Cardiff Council 10
3 Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council 5
3 Bridgend County Borough Council 5
3 Carmarthenshire County Council 5
3 Ceredigion County Council 5
3 City and County of Swansea Council 5
3 Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council 5
3 Newport City Council 5
3 Torfaen County Borough Council 5
3 Welsh Government 5
12 Denbighshire County Council Fewer than 5
12 Department for Work & Pensions Fewer than 5
12 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
12 Flintshire County Council Fewer than 5
12 Office For National Statistics (ONS) Fewer than 5
12 Pembrokeshire County Council Fewer than 5
12 Powys County Council Fewer than 5
12 Wrexham 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.