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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Caerphilly County Borough Council 10
2 Aberystwyth University 5
2 Admiral 5
2 Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council 5
2 Bridgend County Borough Council 5
2 Cardiff Council 5
2 Carmarthenshire County Council 5
2 Deloitte 5
2 Denbighshire County Council 5
2 Intellectual Property Office 5
2 Newport City Council 5
2 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 5
2 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 5
2 Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council 5
2 Vale of Glamorgan Council 5
2 Wrexham County Borough Council 5
17 Action For Children Fewer than 5
17 Aecom Fewer than 5
17 Arup Fewer than 5
17 Atradius Fewer than 5
17 Bangor University Fewer than 5
17 Barclays Fewer than 5
17 Barnardo's Fewer than 5
17 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Fewer than 5
17 Capita Fewer than 5
17 Cardiff University Fewer than 5
17 Carter Jonas Fewer than 5
17 Danone Fewer than 5
17 Disney Fewer than 5
17 Gwynedd Council Fewer than 5
17 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
17 Hilton Hotels Fewer than 5
17 HLM Architects Fewer than 5
17 HSBC Fewer than 5
17 Hugh James Solicitors Fewer than 5
17 Inspired Fewer than 5
17 Kier Group Fewer than 5
17 KPMG Fewer than 5
17 Laing O'Rourke Fewer than 5
17 Lidl Fewer than 5
17 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
17 Lyons Davidson Solicitors Fewer than 5
17 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
17 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
17 National Autistic Society Fewer than 5
17 Newsquest Fewer than 5
17 NSPCC Fewer than 5
17 Pembrokeshire County Council Fewer than 5
17 Redrow Homes Fewer than 5
17 Reed Fewer than 5
17 Swansea University Fewer than 5
17 Target Group Fewer than 5
17 Tata Steel Fewer than 5
17 UHY Hacker Young Fewer than 5
17 WSP Group 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.