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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.

Wales

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Aberystwyth University 25
2 Boots 15
2 Cardiff Council 15
2 Cardiff University 15
2 Specsavers 15
6 Carmarthenshire County Council 10
6 Electroimpact 10
6 Enterprise 10
6 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
6 McDonald's 10
6 Newport City Council 10
6 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 10
6 PRA International 10
6 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 10
6 Sapiens 10
16 Adapt 5
16 Airbus 5
16 ALcontrol 5
16 Alert Logic 5
16 Apollo Teaching Services 5
16 Arup 5
16 Atkins 5
16 Bangor University 5
16 Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council 5
16 Bridgend County Borough Council 5
16 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
16 BT 5
16 Caerphilly County Borough Council 5
16 Cardiff Metropolitan University 5
16 CGI Group 5
16 Co-operative (Co-Op) 5
16 Costa Coffee 5
16 Denbighshire County Council 5
16 Flintshire County Council 5
16 General Dynamics 5
16 General Electric 5
16 Gwynedd Council 5
16 Intellectual Property Office 5
16 Jacobs Engineering 5
16 KPMG 5
16 Lloyds Banking Group 5
16 Monmouthshire County Council 5
16 Mott Macdonald 5
16 Natural Resources Wales 5
16 New Directions 5
16 Newsquest 5
16 Parsons Brinckerhoff 5
16 Pembrokeshire County Council 5
16 Redrow Homes 5
16 Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council 5
16 Super Stars 5
16 Swansea Council 5
16 Swansea University 5
16 Tata Steel 5
16 Teach First 5
16 Tesco 5
16 Vale of Glamorgan Council 5
16 Welsh Government 5
16 Western Power Distribution 5
16 Wrexham County Borough Council 5
61 Abercrombie & Fitch Fewer than 5
61 Alacrity Foundation Fewer than 5
61 Aldi Fewer than 5
61 Allied Bakeries Fewer than 5
61 Amey Fewer than 5
61 Asda Fewer than 5
61 Atos Fewer than 5
61 B&Q Fewer than 5
61 Babcock Fewer than 5
61 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
61 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
61 Barclays Fewer than 5
61 BHS Fewer than 5
61 British Army Fewer than 5
61 British Council Fewer than 5
61 Cambian Group Fewer than 5
61 Capita Fewer than 5
61 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
61 Citizens Advice Fewer than 5
61 Civil Service Fewer than 5
61 CVS Pharmacy Fewer than 5
61 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
61 Deloitte Fewer than 5
61 Domino's Pizza Fewer than 5
61 DS Smith Fewer than 5
61 Dunelm Mill Fewer than 5
61 EC Harris Fewer than 5
61 Edinburgh Woollen Mill Fewer than 5
61 EE Fewer than 5
61 Environmental Scientifics Group Fewer than 5
61 Equiniti Fewer than 5
61 Evolve Fewer than 5
61 FDM Fewer than 5
61 Fossil Group Fewer than 5
61 Home Office Fewer than 5
61 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
61 Hyder Fewer than 5
61 Iceland Fewer than 5
61 Imagination Technologies Fewer than 5
61 Inspired Fewer than 5
61 JBA Consulting Fewer than 5
61 JCB Fewer than 5
61 Jones Lang Lasalle Fewer than 5
61 KFC Fewer than 5
61 Lagan Construction Fewer than 5
61 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
61 Lambert Smith Hampton Fewer than 5
61 Laura Ashley Fewer than 5
61 Legal & General Fewer than 5
61 Lidl Fewer than 5
61 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
61 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
61 Matalan Fewer than 5
61 Mitchells & Butlers Fewer than 5
61 Morrisons Fewer than 5
61 Nando's Fewer than 5
61 National Probation Service Fewer than 5
61 National Trust Fewer than 5
61 Network Rail Fewer than 5
61 New Look Fewer than 5
61 NSPCC Fewer than 5
61 Oasis Fewer than 5
61 Optical Express Fewer than 5
61 Park Resorts Fewer than 5
61 Patent Seekers Fewer than 5
61 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
61 Randstad Fewer than 5
61 Raytheon Private Sector Fewer than 5
61 River Island Fewer than 5
61 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
61 Royal Mint Fewer than 5
61 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
61 Samsung Fewer than 5
61 Schuh Fewer than 5
61 Scope Fewer than 5
61 Scottish Power Fewer than 5
61 Sony Fewer than 5
61 St Andrew's Primary School Fewer than 5
61 Superdrug Fewer than 5
61 TeacherActive Fewer than 5
61 Teaching Personnel Fewer than 5
61 Tesco Opticians Fewer than 5
61 Topshop Fewer than 5
61 Travis Perkins Fewer than 5
61 University of South Wales Fewer than 5
61 Vinci Construction Fewer than 5
61 Vision Express Fewer than 5
61 Welsh Blood Service Fewer than 5
61 Whitbread Fewer than 5
61 Wickes Fewer than 5
61 Wren Living Fewer than 5
61 WSP Group Fewer than 5
61 Xibo Fewer than 5
61 Zara 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.