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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 – Professional, scientific & technical – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 KPMG 20
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 20
3 Atkins 5
3 Bishop Fleming 5
3 Currie & Brown 5
3 Edif ERA 5
3 Fielden Clegg Bradley Studios 5
3 Hazlewoods 5
3 Lyons Davidson Solicitors 5
3 United Kingdom Hydrographic Office 5
11 Ashfords Fewer than 5
11 Babcock Fewer than 5
11 BDO Fewer than 5
11 BDP Fewer than 5
11 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
11 CIL Management Consultants Fewer than 5
11 Crowe Clark Whitehill Fewer than 5
11 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) Fewer than 5
11 Grant Thornton Fewer than 5
11 Haines Watts Fewer than 5
11 Malcolm Hollis Fewer than 5
11 Mazars Fewer than 5
11 Mott Macdonald Fewer than 5
11 RSM Fewer than 5
11 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
11 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
11 TLT Fewer than 5
11 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
11 WSP Group 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.