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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 – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 10
1 Specsavers 10
3 Amazon 5
3 Tesco 5
3 Well Pharmacy 5
6 Aldi Fewer than 5
6 Asda Fewer than 5
6 CeX Fewer than 5
6 Debenhams Fewer than 5
6 Farmfoods Fewer than 5
6 H & M Fewer than 5
6 Hollister Fewer than 5
6 Hugo Boss Fewer than 5
6 Iceland Fewer than 5
6 Lloyds Pharmacy Fewer than 5
6 Marks & Spencer Fewer than 5
6 Morrisons Fewer than 5
6 Optical Express Fewer than 5
6 Peacocks Fewer than 5
6 Primark Fewer than 5
6 Schuh Fewer than 5
6 Well 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.