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Top Graduate Employers

Our latest look at graduate recruiters shows that financial services are once again the top UK employers of graduates. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

South West – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Dyson 45
2 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 30
3 Renishaw 25
3 Rolls-Royce 25
5 Atkins 20
5 Babcock 20
7 MBDA 15
7 Met Office 15
9 Airbus 10
9 Arup 10
9 BAE Systems 10
9 BT 10
9 IPL 10
9 IRESS 10
15 Aecom 5
15 AgustaWestland 5
15 Altran UK 5
15 Assystem 5
15 BMT Group 5
15 British Army 5
15 Capita 5
15 Cavendish Nuclear 5
15 CGI Group 5
15 CH2M Hill 5
15 Civil Service 5
15 Defence Engineering and Science Group 5
15 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) 5
15 Delphi 5
15 Dorset Software 5
15 EDF Energy 5
15 Environment Agency 5
15 Frazer-Nash Consultancy 5
15 General Electric 5
15 Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) 5
15 Hewlett Packard 5
15 Imagination Technologies 5
15 Intel Corporation 5
15 JP Morgan 5
15 Network Rail 5
15 Parsons Brinckerhoff 5
15 Public Health England 5
15 Royal Navy 5
15 Siemens AG 5
15 Sword Apak 5
15 Thales 5
15 Ultra Electronics 5
15 University of Bath 5
15 University of Bristol 5
15 University of Plymouth 5
15 URS 5
15 UTC Aerospace Systems 5
15 Western Power Distribution 5
53 Aston Martin Fewer than 5
53 AstraZeneca Fewer than 5
53 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
53 Bournemouth Borough Council Fewer than 5
53 Bournemouth University Fewer than 5
53 Brightside Group Fewer than 5
53 BuroHappold Fewer than 5
53 Campden BRI Fewer than 5
53 Carillion Fewer than 5
53 Centrica Fewer than 5
53 Cobham Fewer than 5
53 DAC Beachcroft Fewer than 5
53 Devon County Council Fewer than 5
53 English Heritage Fewer than 5
53 Enterprise Fewer than 5
53 Experian Fewer than 5
53 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
53 Geotechnics Fewer than 5
53 GKN Aerospace Fewer than 5
53 Global Radio Fewer than 5
53 Great Western Hospital Fewer than 5
53 Greencore Group Fewer than 5
53 Grontmij Fewer than 5
53 Hoare Lea Fewer than 5
53 Hyder Fewer than 5
53 Hydrock Fewer than 5
53 IBM Fewer than 5
53 Imperial Tobacco Fewer than 5
53 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
53 Jardine Lloyd Thompson Fewer than 5
53 JCB Fewer than 5
53 Kainos Fewer than 5
53 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
53 Liverpool Victoria Fewer than 5
53 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
53 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
53 National Health Service (NHS) Fewer than 5
53 Nationwide Fewer than 5
53 Natural England Fewer than 5
53 New Look Fewer than 5
53 NHS Blood and Transplant Fewer than 5
53 Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Fewer than 5
53 Qinetiq Fewer than 5
53 Ramboll Fewer than 5
53 Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Fewer than 5
53 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
53 Schlumberger Fewer than 5
53 Schneider Electric Fewer than 5
53 Screwfix Fewer than 5
53 Serco Fewer than 5
53 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
53 Skanska Fewer than 5
53 Softwire Fewer than 5
53 Southmead Hospital Fewer than 5
53 Specsavers Fewer than 5
53 Symantec Fewer than 5
53 Tesco Fewer than 5
53 The Range Fewer than 5
53 University of Exeter Fewer than 5
53 Unspecified Fewer than 5
53 Wessex Water Fewer than 5
53 WSP Group Fewer than 5
53 WYG Fewer than 5
53 Zurich Financial Services Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2012–13) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.