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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 – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Renishaw 30
2 Atkins 25
2 Babcock 25
2 Dyson 25
5 Airbus 20
5 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 20
7 BAE Systems 15
7 JP Morgan 15
9 Dorset Software 10
9 Frazer-Nash Consultancy 10
9 General Electric 10
9 Hewlett Packard 10
13 Aecom 5
13 AgustaWestland 5
13 Arup 5
13 British Army 5
13 BT 5
13 Buro Happold 5
13 BuroHappold 5
13 CGI Group 5
13 Civil Service 5
13 Computershare 5
13 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) 5
13 Degence Equipment and Support 5
13 Hoare Lea 5
13 Intel Corporation 5
13 IPL 5
13 Kier Group 5
13 MBDA 5
13 Met Office 5
13 Mott Macdonald 5
13 Nationwide 5
13 Network Rail 5
13 Purple Secure Systems 5
13 Qinetiq 5
13 Rolls-Royce 5
13 Royal Navy 5
13 Schlumberger 5
13 Siemens AG 5
13 Softwire 5
13 Sword Apak 5
13 Techmodal 5
13 Thales 5
13 The Range 5
13 UCAS 5
13 Ultra Electronics 5
13 University of Bath 5
13 University of Bristol 5
13 Wessex Archaeology 5
13 Wessex Water 5
13 Western Power Distribution 5
13 WS Atkins 5
13 WSP Group 5
54 Actavis Fewer than 5
54 Arcadis Fewer than 5
54 Avon and Somerset Constabulary Fewer than 5
54 Bailey Partnership Fewer than 5
54 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
54 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
54 Base 3 Systems Fewer than 5
54 Bath Spa University Fewer than 5
54 Borough of Poole Fewer than 5
54 Brightpearl Fewer than 5
54 Carillion Fewer than 5
54 Cavendish Nuclear Fewer than 5
54 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
54 Cotswold Archaeology Fewer than 5
54 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
54 Dialog Semiconductor Fewer than 5
54 Dorset Police Fewer than 5
54 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
54 EE Fewer than 5
54 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
54 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
54 Ford Fewer than 5
54 Future Plc Fewer than 5
54 G4S Fewer than 5
54 Grontmij Fewer than 5
54 Hays Fewer than 5
54 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
54 Home Office Fewer than 5
54 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
54 IBM Fewer than 5
54 Imagination Technologies Fewer than 5
54 Interserve Fewer than 5
54 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
54 Jardine Lloyd Thompson Fewer than 5
54 JBA Consulting Fewer than 5
54 KPMG Fewer than 5
54 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
54 Leoni Fewer than 5
54 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
54 Max Fordham Fewer than 5
54 Mears Fewer than 5
54 Natural England Fewer than 5
54 New Look Fewer than 5
54 NHS Blood and Transplant Fewer than 5
54 Nisbets Fewer than 5
54 North Somerset Council Fewer than 5
54 Northop Grumman Fewer than 5
54 Opus Fewer than 5
54 Ovo Energy Fewer than 5
54 Pell Frischmann Fewer than 5
54 Procter & Gamble Fewer than 5
54 Public Health England Fewer than 5
54 Rentokil Fewer than 5
54 Ridge & Partners Fewer than 5
54 RPS Group Fewer than 5
54 Schneider Electric Fewer than 5
54 Science & Technology Facilities Council Fewer than 5
54 Scott Logic Fewer than 5
54 Screwfix Fewer than 5
54 Sogeti Fewer than 5
54 Superdry Fewer than 5
54 Thinking Juice Fewer than 5
54 Thomson Reuters Fewer than 5
54 Travis Perkins Fewer than 5
54 United Kingdom Hydrographic Office Fewer than 5
54 University of Exeter Fewer than 5
54 University of the West of England Bristol Fewer than 5
54 Veolia Environmental Services Fewer than 5
54 Vinci Construction Fewer than 5
54 Virgin Fewer than 5
54 WHSmith Fewer than 5
54 Wriggle Fewer than 5
54 Zurich Financial Services 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.