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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry continues to be the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

East of England

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Tesco 55
2 Ford 50
3 Essex County Council 40
4 BT 30
5 Boots 25
5 GlaxoSmithKline 25
5 Specsavers 25
5 Suffolk County Council 25
9 MBDA 20
9 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 20
9 University of Cambridge 20
12 Deloitte 15
12 Enterprise 15
12 Hertfordshire County Council 15
12 Imagination Technologies 15
12 Norfolk County Council 15
12 Skanska 15
18 Aecom 10
18 Aldi 10
18 Amey 10
18 ARM 10
18 Cambridge Consultants 10
18 Cambridgeshire County Council 10
18 David Lloyd 10
18 Essex Police 10
18 Explore Learning 10
18 Hewlett Packard 10
18 Kier Group 10
18 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
18 Lockheed Martin 10
18 Selex ES 10
18 University of East Anglia 10
18 University of Essex 10
34 Affinity Water 5
34 Amazon 5
34 Anglia Ruskin University 5
34 Anglian Water 5
34 Archant 5
34 Arriva 5
34 Aviva 5
34 Baker Tilly 5
34 Bauer Media 5
34 Bedford Borough Council 5
34 Bidwells 5
34 Brandbank 5
34 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
34 British Sugar 5
34 Cambridge Assessment 5
34 Cambridge University Press 5
34 Capita 5
34 Caterpillar 5
34 Central Bedfordshire Council 5
34 Church of England 5
34 CogniTrain 5
34 Day Lewis Pharmacy 5
34 Delphi 5
34 e2v 5
34 Endemol 5
34 Ernst & Young 5
34 Frontier Developments 5
34 Grant Thornton 5
34 Hertford Regional College 5
34 Hilton Hotels 5
34 HSBC 5
34 Ideal World 5
34 Illumina 5
34 Inspectorate International 5
34 Johnson Matthey 5
34 Just Eat 5
34 LGC Group 5
34 Luton Borough Council 5
34 Manor Pharmacy 5
34 McDonald's 5
34 MedImmune 5
34 Metaswitch Networks 5
34 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 5
34 Mott Macdonald 5
34 National Probation Service 5
34 Ocado 5
34 PA Consulting 5
34 Premier Sports 5
34 Proserve 5
34 Royal Mail 5
34 Royal Society of Chemistry 5
34 RSK 5
34 Sainsbury's 5
34 Salmon 5
34 South Essex College 5
34 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 5
34 Stopsley High School 5
34 Thurrock Council 5
34 TJX Europe 5
34 Tribal 5
34 TUI Travel 5
34 Unilever 5
34 University of Bedfordshire 5
34 University of Hertfordshire 5
34 Vinci Construction 5
34 Virgin 5
34 WSP Group 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2013–14) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.