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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 – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 15
2 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
3 Aldi 5
3 Co-operative (Co-Op) 5
3 Lidl 5
3 River Island 5
3 Specsavers 5
3 Superdrug 5
9 Abercrombie & Fitch Fewer than 5
9 Debenhams Fewer than 5
9 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
9 Game Fewer than 5
9 Halfords Fewer than 5
9 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
9 Laura Ashley Fewer than 5
9 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
9 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
9 Miss Selfridge Fewer than 5
9 New Look Fewer than 5
9 Nisa Fewer than 5
9 Optical Express Fewer than 5
9 Phones 4u Fewer than 5
9 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
9 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
9 Tesco Fewer than 5
9 Tesco Opticians Fewer than 5
9 The Works Fewer than 5
9 Travis Perkins Fewer than 5
9 Wallis Fewer than 5
9 Wheelies Direct Fewer than 5
9 WHSmith 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.