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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry continues to be the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

South West – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Tesco 10
2 Aldi 5
2 Majestic Wine 5
4 Abercrombie & Fitch Fewer than 5
4 Asda Fewer than 5
4 Austin Reed Fewer than 5
4 B&Q Fewer than 5
4 CEF Fewer than 5
4 Debenhams Fewer than 5
4 Edinburgh Woollen Mill Fewer than 5
4 Edmundson Electrical Fewer than 5
4 EE Fewer than 5
4 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
4 Fat Face Fewer than 5
4 Hollister Fewer than 5
4 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
4 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
4 Joules Fewer than 5
4 Lidl Fewer than 5
4 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
4 Matalan Fewer than 5
4 New Look Fewer than 5
4 Next Fewer than 5
4 Pandora Fewer than 5
4 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
4 Staples Fewer than 5
4 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
4 Waitrose Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2013–14) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.