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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 – Public administration & defence – Protective service occupations

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Royal Navy 10
2 British Army 5
2 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 5
4 Avon and Somerset Constabulary Fewer than 5
4 Dorset Police Fewer than 5
4 HM Prison Service Fewer than 5
4 National Offender Management Office 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.