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Top Graduate Employers

Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.

The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.

South West – Manufacturing

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Dyson 40
2 Renishaw 30
3 Airbus 20
4 MBDA 15
5 Rolls-Royce 10
6 BAE Systems 5
6 General Electric 5
6 Hewlett Packard 5
6 Honda 5
6 Intel Corporation 5
6 Leonardo Helicopters 5
6 Qinetiq 5
6 Spirax Sarco 5
6 Thales 5
15 Abcam Fewer than 5
15 Catalent Fewer than 5
15 Cobham Fewer than 5
15 Coty Fewer than 5
15 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
15 Leonardo Fewer than 5
15 Nestlé Fewer than 5
15 Pall Corporation Fewer than 5
15 SLG Fewer than 5
15 Ultra Electronics Fewer than 5
15 Xerox Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) 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.