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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 – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Tesco 20
2 Enterprise 5
2 Majestic Wine 5
2 Marks & Spencer 5
2 Ocado 5
2 Sainsbury's 5
2 University of Bedfordshire 5
8 Abercrombie & Fitch Fewer than 5
8 Aldi Fewer than 5
8 Amazon Fewer than 5
8 Associated British Foods Fewer than 5
8 Benefit Cosmetics Fewer than 5
8 Boots Fewer than 5
8 British Airways Fewer than 5
8 British Army Fewer than 5
8 British Sugar Fewer than 5
8 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
8 Coral Fewer than 5
8 Crew Clothing Fewer than 5
8 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
8 Decathlon Fewer than 5
8 Dixons Fewer than 5
8 Essex County Council Fewer than 5
8 Ford Fewer than 5
8 Gist Fewer than 5
8 Greene King Fewer than 5
8 Greggs Fewer than 5
8 House of Fraser Fewer than 5
8 HSBC Fewer than 5
8 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
8 Laura Ashley Fewer than 5
8 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
8 Lloyds Pharmacy Fewer than 5
8 McDonald's Fewer than 5
8 Mencap Fewer than 5
8 Morrisons Fewer than 5
8 Norfolk & Norwich Hospital Fewer than 5
8 Peterborough City Council Fewer than 5
8 Post Office Fewer than 5
8 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Fewer than 5
8 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
8 RSA Academy Fewer than 5
8 Subway Fewer than 5
8 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
8 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
8 University of Essex Fewer than 5
8 University of Hertfordshire 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.