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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 – Teaching & educational professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 University of Bristol 20
2 Arts University Bournemouth 5
2 Bryanston School 5
2 Clifton College 5
2 Devon County Council 5
2 Gloucestershire County Council 5
2 Somerset County Council 5
2 Swindon Academy 5
2 Teach First 5
2 Weston College 5
2 Wiltshire County Council 5
12 Bristol City Council Fewer than 5
12 Cornwall County Council Fewer than 5
12 Dean Close School Fewer than 5
12 Department for Education Fewer than 5
12 EF Education First Fewer than 5
12 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
12 Gloucestershire College Fewer than 5
12 Holy Trinity Primary School Fewer than 5
12 Millfield School Fewer than 5
12 Monarch Recruitment Fewer than 5
12 Plymouth City Council Fewer than 5
12 Plymouth College of Art Fewer than 5
12 South Gloucestershire Council Fewer than 5
12 Taunton School Fewer than 5
12 Teaching Personnel Fewer than 5
12 University of Bath Fewer than 5
12 University of Exeter Fewer than 5
12 University of Plymouth Fewer than 5
12 University of the West of England Bristol 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.