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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 – Financial & insurance

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Nationwide 20
2 JP Morgan 15
3 Lloyds Banking Group 10
3 Zurich Financial Services 10
5 Barclays 5
5 Capita 5
5 Hargreaves Lansdown 5
5 HSBC 5
9 Ageas Fewer than 5
9 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
9 Aon Hewitt Fewer than 5
9 AXA Fewer than 5
9 Bank of New York Fewer than 5
9 Barnett Waddingham Fewer than 5
9 BNY Mellon Fewer than 5
9 Computershare Fewer than 5
9 Friends Life Fewer than 5
9 Jardine Lloyd Thompson Fewer than 5
9 Punter Southall Fewer than 5
9 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Fewer than 5
9 St James's Place Fewer than 5
9 TSB Fewer than 5
9 Yorkshire Building Society 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.