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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 – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Cardiff Council 10
1 Carmarthenshire County Council 10
1 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 10
4 Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council 5
4 Bridgend County Borough Council 5
4 Denbighshire County Council 5
4 Monmouthshire County Council 5
4 Newport City Council 5
4 Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council 5
4 Swansea Council 5
4 Wrexham County Borough Council 5
12 Caerphilly County Borough Council Fewer than 5
12 Civil Service Fewer than 5
12 Flintshire County Council Fewer than 5
12 Gwynedd Council Fewer than 5
12 Intellectual Property Office Fewer than 5
12 National Probation Service Fewer than 5
12 Natural Resources Wales Fewer than 5
12 Vale of Glamorgan Council Fewer than 5
12 Welsh Government 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.