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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 – Professional, scientific & technical – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Babcock 35
2 Renishaw 30
3 Atkins 25
4 Met Office 10
5 Buro Happold 5
5 BuroHappold 5
5 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) 5
5 Frazer-Nash Consultancy 5
5 Mott Macdonald 5
10 ABB Fewer than 5
10 Altran UK Fewer than 5
10 AMEC Fewer than 5
10 Assystem Fewer than 5
10 CHS Creative Fewer than 5
10 Cotswold Archaeology Fewer than 5
10 Enzen Global Fewer than 5
10 Faithful & Gould Fewer than 5
10 Hoare Lea Fewer than 5
10 Hyder Fewer than 5
10 KPMG Fewer than 5
10 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
10 Pell Frischmann Fewer than 5
10 Peter Brett Fewer than 5
10 RPS Group Fewer than 5
10 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
10 Transport Research Laboratory Fewer than 5
10 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
10 WS Atkins Fewer than 5
10 WSP Group 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.