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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 – Information & communication

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Dorset Software 15
2 Civica 10
3 Biome Productions 5
3 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
3 BT 5
3 CGI Group 5
3 Future Plc 5
3 IBM 5
3 Imagination Technologies 5
3 Redweb 5
3 SCISYS 5
3 Sponge Uk 5
3 Sword Apak 5
3 ZigZag Education 5
15 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
15 Base 3 Systems Fewer than 5
15 Evolutions Fewer than 5
15 FDM Fewer than 5
15 Global Radio Fewer than 5
15 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
15 HIS Markit Fewer than 5
15 Immediate Media Fewer than 5
15 ITV Fewer than 5
15 Leonardo Fewer than 5
15 Ncc Group Fewer than 5
15 Northop Grumman Fewer than 5
15 Softcat 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.