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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Essex County Council 35
2 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 20
3 Deloitte 15
3 Suffolk County Council 15
3 Tesco 15
6 Cambridgeshire County Council 10
6 Hertfordshire County Council 10
6 Norfolk County Council 10
9 Aviva 5
9 Baker Tilly 5
9 Bauer Media 5
9 Bedford Borough Council 5
9 Bidwells 5
9 BT 5
9 Central Bedfordshire Council 5
9 Church of England 5
9 Ernst & Young 5
9 Ford 5
9 Grant Thornton 5
9 Kier Group 5
9 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 5
9 National Probation Service 5
9 Royal Society of Chemistry 5
9 Skanska 5
9 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 5
9 Thurrock Council 5
9 TJX Europe 5
9 University of Cambridge 5
9 University of East Anglia 5
9 University of Essex 5
9 Vinci Construction 5
32 Affinity Water Fewer than 5
32 Amey Fewer than 5
32 Anglia Ruskin University Fewer than 5
32 Anglian Water Fewer than 5
32 Archant Fewer than 5
32 ARM Fewer than 5
32 Arriva Fewer than 5
32 Associated British Foods Fewer than 5
32 AstraZeneca Fewer than 5
32 Athona Recruitment Fewer than 5
32 Atkins Fewer than 5
32 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
32 BDO Fewer than 5
32 Bourne Leisure Fewer than 5
32 British Sugar Fewer than 5
32 Cambian Group Fewer than 5
32 Cambridge Assessment Fewer than 5
32 Cambridge University Press Fewer than 5
32 Capita Fewer than 5
32 Connells Group Fewer than 5
32 Costco Fewer than 5
32 David Lloyd Fewer than 5
32 Department for Education Fewer than 5
32 Dixons Fewer than 5
32 Easyjet Fewer than 5
32 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
32 Europcar Fewer than 5
32 Eurovia Fewer than 5
32 Foster Care Associates Fewer than 5
32 Frontline Fewer than 5
32 Galliford Try Fewer than 5
32 General Electric Fewer than 5
32 GfK Fewer than 5
32 gtc Fewer than 5
32 Henkel Fewer than 5
32 Hertford Regional College Fewer than 5
32 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
32 Higgins Construction Fewer than 5
32 Hilton Hotels Fewer than 5
32 Holy Trinity Church Fewer than 5
32 House of Commons Fewer than 5
32 Huntingdon Life Sciences Fewer than 5
32 Illumina Fewer than 5
32 Informa Fewer than 5
32 ITV Fewer than 5
32 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
32 Johnston Press Fewer than 5
32 Just Eat Fewer than 5
32 Kingston Smith Fewer than 5
32 KPMG Fewer than 5
32 Lockheed Martin Fewer than 5
32 Lovell Fewer than 5
32 Luton Borough Council Fewer than 5
32 MacIntyre Hudson Fewer than 5
32 Mazars Fewer than 5
32 MBDA Fewer than 5
32 McCarthy & Stone Fewer than 5
32 National Autistic Society Fewer than 5
32 National Trust Fewer than 5
32 Newsquest Fewer than 5
32 NGA Human Resources Fewer than 5
32 Nissan Fewer than 5
32 Ocado Fewer than 5
32 PA Consulting Fewer than 5
32 Partnerships in Care Fewer than 5
32 PRGX Fewer than 5
32 Purcell Fewer than 5
32 Quanticate Fewer than 5
32 Quindell Fewer than 5
32 Randstad Fewer than 5
32 Ransomes Jacobsen Fewer than 5
32 Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Fewer than 5
32 Ringway Jacobs Fewer than 5
32 Savills Fewer than 5
32 SDL International Fewer than 5
32 Signalling Solutions Fewer than 5
32 Sir Robert McAlpine Fewer than 5
32 Starbucks Fewer than 5
32 Strutt & Parker Fewer than 5
32 SunGard Fewer than 5
32 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
32 TUI Travel Fewer than 5
32 Turning Point Fewer than 5
32 Victim Support Fewer than 5
32 Wellcome Trust Fewer than 5
32 Whitbread Fewer than 5
32 Wilkins Kennedy Fewer than 5
32 Willis Group Fewer than 5
32 Willmott Dixon Fewer than 5
32 Workman Fewer than 5
32 WSP Group Fewer than 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.