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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 – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Tesco 60
2 Boots 45
3 Ideal World 15
3 Lloyds Pharmacy 15
3 Specsavers 15
6 Ocado 10
7 Abercrombie & Fitch 5
7 Dixons 5
7 Ford 5
7 Majestic Wine 5
7 Marks & Spencer 5
7 Poupart 5
7 Sainsbury's 5
7 TJX Europe 5
7 Vision Express 5
16 Aldi Fewer than 5
16 Amazon Fewer than 5
16 Barnardo's Fewer than 5
16 British Car Auctions Fewer than 5
16 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
16 Community Pharmacy Fewer than 5
16 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
16 Coral Fewer than 5
16 Crew Clothing Fewer than 5
16 Day Lewis Pharmacy Fewer than 5
16 Debenhams Fewer than 5
16 Decathlon Fewer than 5
16 Frontier Developments Fewer than 5
16 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
16 Good Hair Day Fewer than 5
16 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
16 JD Sports Fewer than 5
16 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
16 Laura Ashley Fewer than 5
16 Manor Pharmacy Fewer than 5
16 Morrisons Fewer than 5
16 Mothercare Fewer than 5
16 Nissan Fewer than 5
16 Optical Express Fewer than 5
16 Rexel Fewer than 5
16 Salvation Army Fewer than 5
16 Schlumberger Fewer than 5
16 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
16 WHSmith Fewer than 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.