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 – Construction

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Kier Group 10
2 Bam Nuttall 5
2 Costain 5
2 Laing O'Rourke 5
2 Siemens AG 5
6 Barratt Homes Fewer than 5
6 Carillion Fewer than 5
6 CGL Fewer than 5
6 Graham Fewer than 5
6 Highways England Fewer than 5
6 ISG Pearce Fewer than 5
6 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
6 Mace Fewer than 5
6 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
6 Persimmon Homes Fewer than 5
6 Redrow Homes Fewer than 5
6 The Carey 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.