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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Occupation of employed Welsh domiciled qualifiers by mode

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[Collapse]ModeFull-time includes full-time and sandwich study, plus those writing-up theses following full-time study.<br /><br />Part-time includes part-time study, full-time  on courses lasting less than 24 weeks, block release or studying during the evenings, plus those writing-up theses following part-time study.<br /><br />[Filter]
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[Collapse]OccupationOccupation of employed respondents. In 2003 HESA adopted the new SOC2000 Standard Occupational Classification (which replaced SOC90), for comparability of sector data with other areas of the economy. A variant of the SOC2000 was created for the coding of occupational information collected in the DLHE survey. The classification is termed SOC (DLHE) and details are available on the HESA website. [Filter]
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AllManagers and Senior Officials5148
Professional Occupations313532
Associate Professional and Technical Occupations303130
Administrative and Secretarial Occupations767
Skilled Trades Occupations132
Personal Service Occupations787
Sales and Customer Service Occupations1229
Process, Plant and Machine Operatives111
Elementary Occupations715
Not known/Not applicable-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown-The data item is not exactly zero, but estimated as zero or less than half the final digit shown


EDUC0048: Occupation of Welsh domiciled qualifiers

Last update:October 2012

Was added to StatsWales: October 2012

Next Update: No longer updated.
Will be added to StatsWales by: September 2013(provisional)

Source: HESA



The Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey was introduced by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) for qualifiers from the 2002/03 academic year onwards. The survey replaces the former First Destination Supplement with coverage increased to include part-time students and more detailed questions on the destinations of leavers.The survey only provides a snapshot at about six months after graduation and does not reflect long term outcomes of HE qualifiers. HESA are currently planning a longitudinal survey of graduates.

Further information on the destinations of qualifiers from across the UK is available in the HESA publication Destination of Leavers from Higher Education.


The HESA Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education target population for 2010/11 contains all United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) domiciled students reported to HESA for the reporting period 1 August 2010 to 31 July 2011 as obtaining relevant qualifications and whose study was full-time or part-time (including sandwich students for full time and those writing-up theses for part time).

Relevant qualifications for inclusion in the DLHE return are postgraduate degrees, postgraduate diplomas and certificates, Postgraduate Certificates in Education (PGCE), first degrees (excludes intercalated degrees), Diplomas of Higher Education (DipHE), Certificates of Higher Education (CertHE), foundation degrees, Higher National Diplomas (HND) or Higher National Certificates (HNC). The population for the DLHE return does not necessarily represent the full cohort graduating during the reporting period; examples of those excluded are professional qualifications (e.g. associate membership or membership of a body such as the Institute of Bankers) and undergraduate diplomas and certificates (other than foundation degrees, HND, DipHE, HNC and CertHE).


The presentation of figures in this table follow the principles of the current HESA rounding strategy. The strategy is intended to prevent the disclosure of personal information about any individual. A summary of the strategy is as follows:

1. Numbers 0, 1, 2 are rounded to 0 and are represented as '*'.

2. All other numbers are rounded to the nearest 5.

So for example 3 is represented as 5, 22 is represented as 20, 3286 is represented as 3285 while 20, 55, 3510 remain unchanged.

Total figures are also subject to this rounding methodology; the consequence of which is that the sum of numbers in each row or column may not match the total shown precisely.

Percentage less than 0.5 per cent are represented by '-'.

Response rates