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 – Public administration & defence – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 20
2 British Army 5
2 Civil Service 5
2 Degence Equipment and Support 5
2 Royal Navy 5
6 Avon and Somerset Constabulary Fewer than 5
6 Borough of Poole Fewer than 5
6 Dorset Police Fewer than 5
6 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
6 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
6 Home Office Fewer than 5
6 North Somerset Council 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.