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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Nationwide 15
2 Barclays 5
2 Capita 5
2 HSBC 5
2 JP Morgan 5
2 Lloyds Banking Group 5
2 Zurich Financial Services 5
8 Ageas Fewer than 5
8 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
8 Aon Hewitt Fewer than 5
8 AXA Fewer than 5
8 Barnett Waddingham Fewer than 5
8 Friends Life Fewer than 5
8 Hargreaves Lansdown Fewer than 5
8 Punter Southall Fewer than 5
8 St James's Place Fewer than 5
8 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.