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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 – Financial & insurance

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 JP Morgan 35
2 Nationwide 15
3 Lloyds Banking Group 5
4 Bank of Ireland Fewer than 5
4 Barclays Fewer than 5
4 Barnett Waddingham Fewer than 5
4 Computershare Fewer than 5
4 Eldon Insurance Fewer than 5
4 Hargreaves Lansdown Fewer than 5
4 London & Country Mortgages Fewer than 5
4 NFU Mutual Fewer than 5
4 Punter Southall Fewer than 5
4 Santander Fewer than 5
4 St James's Place Wealth Management Fewer than 5
4 TSB Fewer than 5
4 Zurich Financial Services 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.