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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.

Wales

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Aberystwyth University 15
1 Specsavers 15
3 Admiral 10
3 Arup 10
3 Caerphilly County Borough Council 10
3 Cardiff Council 10
3 CGI Group 10
3 Intellectual Property Office 10
3 Tata Steel 10
10 ALcontrol 5
10 Aldi 5
10 Alert Logic 5
10 Arcadis 5
10 Atkins 5
10 Bangor University 5
10 Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council 5
10 Boots 5
10 Bridgend County Borough Council 5
10 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
10 BT 5
10 Capita 5
10 Cardiff University 5
10 Carmarthenshire County Council 5
10 Companies House 5
10 Deloitte 5
10 Denbighshire County Council 5
10 Dow Corning 5
10 Enterprise 5
10 General Electric 5
10 Gwynedd Council 5
10 Iceland 5
10 Jacobs Engineering 5
10 Kier Group 5
10 Lidl 5
10 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
10 Mayberry Pharmacy 5
10 McDonald's 5
10 Moneysupermarket.com 5
10 Mott Macdonald 5
10 Newport City Council 5
10 Newsquest 5
10 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 5
10 Pembrokeshire County Council 5
10 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 5
10 Renishaw 5
10 Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council 5
10 Swansea University 5
10 Target Group 5
10 Teach First 5
10 TeacherActive 5
10 University of South Wales 5
10 Vale of Glamorgan Council 5
10 Vision Express 5
10 Well Pharmacy 5
10 Welsh Water 5
10 Wrexham County Borough Council 5
10 WSP Group 5
58 AB InBev Fewer than 5
58 Action For Children Fewer than 5
58 Aecom Fewer than 5
58 Allied Pharmacies Fewer than 5
58 Amazon Fewer than 5
58 Amey Fewer than 5
58 Asda Fewer than 5
58 Atradius Fewer than 5
58 Axiom Fewer than 5
58 Barclays Fewer than 5
58 Barnardo's Fewer than 5
58 bathstore Fewer than 5
58 Bouygues UK Fewer than 5
58 British Army Fewer than 5
58 British Transport Police Fewer than 5
58 Cambian Group Fewer than 5
58 Card Factory Fewer than 5
58 Carillion Fewer than 5
58 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
58 Carter Jonas Fewer than 5
58 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
58 Clarks Fewer than 5
58 Compass Group Fewer than 5
58 CVS Group Plc Fewer than 5
58 Danone Fewer than 5
58 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
58 Dell Fewer than 5
58 Department for Work & Pensions Fewer than 5
58 Disney Fewer than 5
58 DS Smith Fewer than 5
58 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
58 Harris Pye Fewer than 5
58 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
58 Hilton Hotels Fewer than 5
58 HLM Architects Fewer than 5
58 HM Prison Service Fewer than 5
58 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
58 Hollister Fewer than 5
58 Home Bargains Fewer than 5
58 Home Retail Group Fewer than 5
58 HSBC Fewer than 5
58 Hugh James Solicitors Fewer than 5
58 Idom Merebrook Fewer than 5
58 IKEA Fewer than 5
58 Innospec Fewer than 5
58 Inspired Fewer than 5
58 JN Bentley Fewer than 5
58 KPMG Fewer than 5
58 Ladbrokes Fewer than 5
58 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
58 LexisNexis Fewer than 5
58 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
58 Lyons Davidson Solicitors Fewer than 5
58 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
58 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
58 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Fewer than 5
58 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
58 MWH Global Fewer than 5
58 Nando's Fewer than 5
58 National Autistic Society Fewer than 5
58 National Trust Fewer than 5
58 Ncc Group Fewer than 5
58 Network Rail Fewer than 5
58 Next Fewer than 5
58 NSPCC Fewer than 5
58 Parkwood Leisure Fewer than 5
58 PDSA Fewer than 5
58 Peacocks Fewer than 5
58 Persimmon Homes Fewer than 5
58 Pizza Hut Fewer than 5
58 PRA International Fewer than 5
58 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
58 Prospero Teaching Fewer than 5
58 Redrow Homes Fewer than 5
58 Reed Fewer than 5
58 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
58 Santander Fewer than 5
58 Schuh Fewer than 5
58 Scottish Power Fewer than 5
58 Sigma Systems Fewer than 5
58 St Mary's Primary School Fewer than 5
58 St Thomas Primary School Fewer than 5
58 Subway Fewer than 5
58 Tarmac Fewer than 5
58 Travis Perkins Fewer than 5
58 UHY Hacker Young Fewer than 5
58 Urban Outfitters Fewer than 5
58 Vets4Pets Fewer than 5
58 Victim Support Fewer than 5
58 Waitrose Fewer than 5
58 Wales Audit Office Fewer than 5
58 Welsh National Opera Fewer than 5
58 West Midlands Police Fewer than 5
58 Wren Living 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.