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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

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Babcock 40
2 Renishaw 30
3 Atkins 25
4 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 20
5 Deloitte 10
5 KPMG 10
5 Met Office 10
8 BDO 5
8 Bishop Fleming 5
8 Buro Happold 5
8 BuroHappold 5
8 CHS Creative 5
8 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) 5
8 Ernst & Young 5
8 Faithful & Gould 5
8 Frazer-Nash Consultancy 5
8 Mott Macdonald 5
8 Smith & Williamson 5
8 Stride Treglown 5
8 Thinking Juice 5
21 ABB Fewer than 5
21 Altran UK Fewer than 5
21 AMEC Fewer than 5
21 Assystem Fewer than 5
21 Baker Tilly Fewer than 5
21 CIL Management Consultants Fewer than 5
21 Companion Care Vets Fewer than 5
21 Cotswold Archaeology Fewer than 5
21 CVS Pharmacy Fewer than 5
21 Enzen Global Fewer than 5
21 Grant Thornton Fewer than 5
21 Haines Watts Fewer than 5
21 Hoare Lea Fewer than 5
21 Hyder Fewer than 5
21 Lyons Davidson Solicitors Fewer than 5
21 Malcolm Hollis Fewer than 5
21 MBDA Fewer than 5
21 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
21 Pell Frischmann Fewer than 5
21 Peter Brett Fewer than 5
21 Public Health England Fewer than 5
21 RPS Group Fewer than 5
21 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
21 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
21 Transport Research Laboratory Fewer than 5
21 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
21 Watts Group Fewer than 5
21 Westpoint Veterinary Group Fewer than 5
21 WS Atkins Fewer than 5
21 WSP Group Fewer than 5
21 WYG 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.