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 – Human health & social work

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Bristol Community Health 10
1 Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 10
3 Bristol Royal Infirmary 5
3 National Health Service (NHS) 5
3 Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital 5
3 Salisbury District Hospital 5
3 Torbay Hospital 5
9 Action For Children Fewer than 5
9 Bristol City Council Fewer than 5
9 Busy Bees Fewer than 5
9 Cambian Group Fewer than 5
9 Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Fewer than 5
9 Peacocks Fewer than 5
9 Physio World Fewer than 5
9 Rethink Fewer than 5
9 Soletrader Fewer than 5
9 Southern Health & Social Care Trust Fewer than 5
9 Spire Healthcare Fewer than 5
9 Unspecified Fewer than 5
9 Victim Support 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.