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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.

Wales

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Aberystwyth University 35
2 Office For National Statistics (ONS) 15
3 Boots 10
3 Bridgend County Borough Council 10
3 Cardiff Council 10
3 Enterprise 10
3 Gwent Police 10
3 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 10
3 South Wales Police 10
3 Specsavers 10
3 Tata Steel 10
12 Admiral 5
12 Alacrity Foundation 5
12 Amazon 5
12 Arup 5
12 BBI Solutions 5
12 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
12 BT 5
12 Caerphilly County Borough Council 5
12 Cardiff Metropolitan University 5
12 Carmarthenshire County Council 5
12 CGI Group 5
12 Denbighshire County Council 5
12 Flintshire County Council 5
12 Gofal 5
12 Gwynedd Council 5
12 Intellectual Property Office 5
12 KPMG 5
12 Lloyds Banking Group 5
12 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
12 Mott Macdonald 5
12 New Directions 5
12 Pembrokeshire County Council 5
12 Redrow Homes 5
12 Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council 5
12 Slater and Gordon 5
12 Super Stars 5
12 Swansea City Football Club 5
12 Swansea University 5
12 Target Group 5
12 Teach First 5
12 Tesco 5
12 Torfaen County Borough Council 5
12 Vale of Glamorgan Council 5
12 Wales Audit Office 5
12 Well Pharmacy 5
12 Welsh Water 5
12 Wrexham County Borough Council 5
12 Zodiac Aerospace0 5
50 2 Sisters Food Group Fewer than 5
50 AB InBev Fewer than 5
50 Action For Children Fewer than 5
50 Aecom Fewer than 5
50 Airbus Fewer than 5
50 Aldi Fewer than 5
50 Arcadis Fewer than 5
50 Asda Fewer than 5
50 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
50 Bouygues UK Fewer than 5
50 Bristol City Council Fewer than 5
50 British Airways Fewer than 5
50 British Transport Police Fewer than 5
50 Celsa Manufacturing Fewer than 5
50 CeX Fewer than 5
50 Civil Service Fewer than 5
50 ConvaTec Fewer than 5
50 Costain Fewer than 5
50 Cushman & Wakefield Fewer than 5
50 CVS Pharmacy Fewer than 5
50 David Lloyd Fewer than 5
50 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
50 Debenhams Fewer than 5
50 Diamond Law Fewer than 5
50 Domino's Pizza Fewer than 5
50 Ecolab Fewer than 5
50 Edif ERA Fewer than 5
50 Engie Fewer than 5
50 Enterprise Holdings Fewer than 5
50 Environmental Essentials Fewer than 5
50 Environmental Scientifics Group Fewer than 5
50 Essentra Fewer than 5
50 Exova Fewer than 5
50 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
50 FDM Fewer than 5
50 Foster Care Associates Fewer than 5
50 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
50 General Electric Fewer than 5
50 Grant Thornton Fewer than 5
50 Greenwich Leisure Fewer than 5
50 GVA Fewer than 5
50 H & M Fewer than 5
50 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
50 Hoare Lea Fewer than 5
50 Hollister Fewer than 5
50 Hugh James Solicitors Fewer than 5
50 Hugo Boss Fewer than 5
50 Iceland Fewer than 5
50 Inspire Fewer than 5
50 J D Wetherspoon Fewer than 5
50 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
50 JCB Fewer than 5
50 JN Bentley Fewer than 5
50 KFC Fewer than 5
50 Kier Group Fewer than 5
50 Kingspan Group Fewer than 5
50 Ladbrokes Fewer than 5
50 Legal & General Fewer than 5
50 Lendlease Fewer than 5
50 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
50 McDonald's Fewer than 5
50 Menzies LLP Fewer than 5
50 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
50 Morrisons Fewer than 5
50 Nando's Fewer than 5
50 Network Rail Fewer than 5
50 NewLaw Solicitors Fewer than 5
50 North Wales Police Fewer than 5
50 Optical Express Fewer than 5
50 Parkdean Resorts Fewer than 5
50 PCI Fewer than 5
50 Peacocks Fewer than 5
50 Pinewood Studios Group Fewer than 5
50 Pizza Express Fewer than 5
50 Pizza Hut Fewer than 5
50 PRA International Fewer than 5
50 Primark Fewer than 5
50 Pure Gym Fewer than 5
50 QA Fewer than 5
50 Qinetiq Fewer than 5
50 Renishaw Fewer than 5
50 RSPB Fewer than 5
50 Samsung Fewer than 5
50 Savills Fewer than 5
50 Schuh Fewer than 5
50 Severn Trent Fewer than 5
50 Skanska Fewer than 5
50 St Mary's Catholic Primary School Fewer than 5
50 Stonegate Pub Company Fewer than 5
50 Tarmac Fewer than 5
50 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
50 TeacherActive Fewer than 5
50 Teaching Personnel Fewer than 5
50 The Wallich Fewer than 5
50 Tracscare Fewer than 5
50 Trinity Mirror Fewer than 5
50 UHY Hacker Young Fewer than 5
50 Vets4Pets Fewer than 5
50 Victim Support Fewer than 5
50 Virgin Fewer than 5
50 Well Fewer than 5
50 William Hill Fewer than 5
50 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.