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.
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South West – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals
|1||Gloucestershire County Council||20|
|2||Devon County Council||15|
|3||Bristol City Council||10|
|3||Wiltshire County Council||10|
|5||Bath & North East Somerset Council||5|
|5||Cornwall County Council||5|
|5||Dorset County Council||5|
|5||Ministry of Defence (MOD)||5|
|5||National Probation Service||5|
|5||North Somerset Council||5|
|5||Plymouth City Council||5|
|5||Somerset County Council||5|
|5||Swindon Borough Council||5|
|15||Avon and Somerset Constabulary||Fewer than 5|
|15||Highways Agency||Fewer than 5|
|15||South Gloucestershire Council||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.