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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry is, for the third consecutive year, the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. You can filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

South West – Manufacturing

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Dyson 30
2 Airbus 20
3 BAE Systems 10
3 General Electric 10
3 Intel Corporation 10
6 AgustaWestland 5
6 MBDA 5
6 Qinetiq 5
6 Rolls-Royce 5
6 Schneider Electric 5
6 Siemens AG 5
6 Thales 5
6 Ultra Electronics 5
14 Actavis Fewer than 5
14 Cavendish Nuclear Fewer than 5
14 Cobham Fewer than 5
14 Danone Fewer than 5
14 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
14 Dialog Semiconductor Fewer than 5
14 Ford Fewer than 5
14 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
14 Imagination Technologies Fewer than 5
14 Leoni Fewer than 5
14 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
14 Northop Grumman Fewer than 5
14 Procter & Gamble Fewer than 5
14 Witheld Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2014–15) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.