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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 15
2 Cornwall County Council 10
2 Deloitte 10
2 Devon County Council 10
2 Nationwide 10
6 Babcock 5
6 Bournemouth Borough Council 5
6 Bristol City Council 5
6 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
6 Dorset County Council 5
6 Dyson 5
6 Ernst & Young 5
6 Fielden Clegg Bradley Studios 5
6 Gloucestershire County Council 5
6 Grant Thornton 5
6 Intel Corporation 5
6 JP Morgan 5
6 KPMG 5
6 Liverpool Victoria 5
6 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 5
6 North Somerset Council 5
6 Ovo Energy 5
6 Pegasus Group 5
6 Plymouth City Council 5
6 Smith & Williamson 5
6 Somerset County Council 5
6 South Gloucestershire Council 5
6 Torbay Council 5
6 Towers Watson 5
6 Wiltshire County Council 5
31 Adecco Fewer than 5
31 Aecom Fewer than 5
31 AgustaWestland Fewer than 5
31 Airbus Fewer than 5
31 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
31 Amey Fewer than 5
31 Arup Fewer than 5
31 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
31 Baker Tilly Fewer than 5
31 Barratt Homes Fewer than 5
31 BBSRC Fewer than 5
31 BDO Fewer than 5
31 Bechtel Fewer than 5
31 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
31 BP Fewer than 5
31 BuroHappold Fewer than 5
31 Campden BRI Fewer than 5
31 Capita Fewer than 5
31 Carter Jonas Fewer than 5
31 CBRE Fewer than 5
31 Channel 4 Fewer than 5
31 Citizens Advice Fewer than 5
31 Civil Service Fewer than 5
31 Conservative Party Fewer than 5
31 Crowe Clark Whitehill Fewer than 5
31 Dixons Fewer than 5
31 EC Harris Fewer than 5
31 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
31 Endsleigh Fewer than 5
31 Enterprise Fewer than 5
31 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
31 Falmouth University Fewer than 5
31 Francis Clark Fewer than 5
31 Friends Life Fewer than 5
31 Hargreaves Lansdown Fewer than 5
31 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
31 House of Commons Fewer than 5
31 Imagine Publishing Fewer than 5
31 Immediate Media Fewer than 5
31 IRESS Fewer than 5
31 Learning Partnership West Fewer than 5
31 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
31 Lyons Davidson Solicitors Fewer than 5
31 Mace Fewer than 5
31 Mazars Fewer than 5
31 MBDA Fewer than 5
31 McKinsey & Company Fewer than 5
31 Met Office Fewer than 5
31 National Trust Fewer than 5
31 Network Rail Fewer than 5
31 Newsquest Fewer than 5
31 npower Fewer than 5
31 Parsons Brinckerhoff Fewer than 5
31 Persimmon Homes Fewer than 5
31 Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Fewer than 5
31 Public Health England Fewer than 5
31 Qinetiq Fewer than 5
31 Redrow Homes Fewer than 5
31 Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Fewer than 5
31 Rolls-Royce Fewer than 5
31 Royal United Hospital Fewer than 5
31 Savills Fewer than 5
31 Skanska Fewer than 5
31 Stride Treglown Fewer than 5
31 Sweett Group Fewer than 5
31 Swindon Borough Council Fewer than 5
31 Undisclosed Fewer than 5
31 University of Bath Fewer than 5
31 University of Bristol Fewer than 5
31 University of Exeter Fewer than 5
31 University of Gloucestershire Fewer than 5
31 University of Plymouth Fewer than 5
31 University of the West of England Bristol Fewer than 5
31 Weston College Fewer than 5
31 Workman Fewer than 5
31 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.