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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 – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Specsavers 30
2 Boots 20
3 Aldi 5
3 Asda 5
3 Day Lewis Pharmacy 5
3 EE 5
3 John Lewis Partnership 5
3 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
3 Sainsbury's 5
3 Superdry 5
3 Tesco 5
3 The Range 5
3 Vision Express 5
3 Waitrose 5
15 Abercrombie & Fitch Fewer than 5
15 Argos Fewer than 5
15 B&Q Fewer than 5
15 BHS Fewer than 5
15 British Heart Foundation Fewer than 5
15 Cancer Research UK Fewer than 5
15 Clarks Fewer than 5
15 Estée Lauder Fewer than 5
15 Hollister Fewer than 5
15 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
15 Jack Wills Fewer than 5
15 Karen Millen Fewer than 5
15 Kondor Fewer than 5
15 Lidl Fewer than 5
15 Lush Fewer than 5
15 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
15 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
15 Morrisons Fewer than 5
15 New Look Fewer than 5
15 Nisbets Fewer than 5
15 PDSA Fewer than 5
15 Pharmacy Care Plus Fewer than 5
15 Primark Fewer than 5
15 Screwfix Fewer than 5
15 Superdrug Fewer than 5
15 The Wolseley Fewer than 5
15 Topshop Fewer than 5
15 Travis Perkins Fewer than 5
15 Undisclosed Fewer than 5
15 Well Pharmacy Fewer than 5
15 WHSmith 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.