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Top Graduate Employers

The finance and retail sectors are recruiting the greatest number of graduates into graduate-level employment, according to our latest figures. So, where are the jobs?

Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

  • Click on a company name to read an employer profile and find details of their graduate training – where in the UK they recruit, in what industries, and into what types of job.
  • See starting salaries and minimum educational requirements.
  • Find out how we created the graduate employers table.

East of England

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Tesco 60
2 Boots 45
2 Essex County Council 45
4 BT 30
5 Hertfordshire County Council 25
6 MBDA 20
6 Norfolk & Norwich Hospital 20
6 Norfolk County Council 20
9 Addenbrooke's Hospital 15
9 Ideal World 15
9 Lloyds Pharmacy 15
9 Nissan 15
9 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 15
9 Specsavers 15
9 Suffolk County Council 15
16 Aecom 10
16 ARM 10
16 Aviva 10
16 Cambridge Consultants 10
16 Deloitte 10
16 Enterprise 10
16 Ernst & Young 10
16 Frontier Developments 10
16 GlaxoSmithKline 10
16 Kier Group 10
16 Ocado 10
16 University of Cambridge 10
28 Abercrombie & Fitch 5
28 ADAS 5
28 Animal Health Trust 5
28 Archant 5
28 Autonomy 5
28 AXA 5
28 Barnfield Education 5
28 Bauer Media 5
28 Bedford Borough Council 5
28 Bourne Leisure 5
28 Brandbank 5
28 British Sugar 5
28 Broomfield Hospital 5
28 Cambridge Design Partnership 5
28 Cambridgeshire County Council 5
28 Capita 5
28 Caterpillar 5
28 Central Bedfordshire Council 5
28 Church of England 5
28 Citrix 5
28 Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust 5
28 Costello Medical 5
28 Cranfield University School of Management 5
28 David Lloyd 5
28 Dixons 5
28 Domino Printing Sciences 5
28 Environment Agency 5
28 Ford 5
28 Gardline 5
28 Gardline Group 5
28 Grant Thornton 5
28 Imagination Technologies 5
28 Ipswich Hospital 5
28 Jagex 5
28 Johnson Matthey 5
28 KPMG 5
28 Larking Gowen 5
28 LJ Create 5
28 Lockheed Martin 5
28 Luton Borough Council 5
28 MacIntyre Hudson 5
28 Majestic Wine 5
28 Marks & Spencer 5
28 Marshall Aerospace 5
28 McDonald's 5
28 Medivet 5
28 Mencap 5
28 Millbrook Proving Ground 5
28 Mott Macdonald 5
28 Norfolk Constabulary 5
28 PA Consulting 5
28 Papworth Hospital 5
28 Perkins Engines 5
28 Peterborough City Council 5
28 Peterborough City Hospital 5
28 Poupart 5
28 Procter & Gamble 5
28 Quotient Bioresearch 5
28 redgate 5
28 Royal Society of Chemistry 5
28 RSK 5
28 Sainsbury's 5
28 Sony 5
28 Stonegate Pub Company 5
28 TGS 5
28 TJX Europe 5
28 Towers Watson 5
28 Treetops School 5
28 Tribal 5
28 TUI Travel 5
28 University of Bedfordshire 5
28 University of East Anglia 5
28 University of Hertfordshire 5
28 Unspecified Primary School 5
28 Vinci Construction 5
28 Vision Express 5
28 Watford General Hospital 5
28 Whitbread 5
28 Withheld 5
28 Wymondham College 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2011–12) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.