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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry is, for the third consecutive year, the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. You can filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

East of England

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 University of Bedfordshire 40
2 Boots 35
2 Essex County Council 35
2 Tesco 35
5 Ford 30
5 Specsavers 30
5 Suffolk County Council 30
8 Hertfordshire County Council 25
9 ARM 20
9 BT 20
9 Deloitte 20
9 MBDA 20
9 Norfolk County Council 20
14 Aecom 15
14 Cambridge Consultants 15
14 Cambridgeshire County Council 15
14 GlaxoSmithKline 15
14 Warner Brothers 15
19 Airbus 10
19 Amazon 10
19 Caterpillar 10
19 Enterprise 10
19 Ernst & Young 10
19 Johnson Matthey 10
19 Kier Group 10
19 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
19 Mott Macdonald 10
19 Ocado 10
19 Ocado Technology 10
19 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 10
19 Skanska 10
19 University of Cambridge 10
19 University of Essex 10
19 Whitbread 10
35 Access Group 5
35 Affinity Water 5
35 Aldi 5
35 Amey 5
35 Anglian Water 5
35 Archant 5
35 Asda 5
35 AstraZeneca 5
35 Aviva 5
35 Bauer Media 5
35 BDO 5
35 Cambridge Assessment 5
35 Cambridge University Press 5
35 Capita 5
35 Carillion 5
35 Central Bedfordshire Council 5
35 Church of England 5
35 Co-operative (Co-Op) 5
35 CVS Group Plc 5
35 Darktrace 5
35 David Lloyd 5
35 Day Lewis Pharmacy 5
35 DHL 5
35 Easyjet 5
35 Envigo 5
35 Environment Agency 5
35 Epos Now 5
35 Explore Learning 5
35 Frontier Developments 5
35 Grant Thornton 5
35 Hertfordshire University 5
35 Hilton Hotels 5
35 Imagination Technologies 5
35 International Financial Data Services 5
35 Intertek 5
35 Jacobs Engineering 5
35 KPMG 5
35 LGC Group 5
35 Lockheed Martin 5
35 Luton Borough Council 5
35 Majestic Wine 5
35 MathWorks 5
35 Morgan Sindall 5
35 Mothercare 5
35 National Probation Service 5
35 Nissan 5
35 Norfolk Constabulary 5
35 Nuffield Health 5
35 Peterborough Regional College 5
35 Premier Sports 5
35 Public Health England 5
35 Quanticate 5
35 Ransomes Jacobsen 5
35 Royal Mail 5
35 Salmon 5
35 Selex ES 5
35 Serco 5
35 Sodexo 5
35 Southfields Primary School 5
35 Strutt & Parker 5
35 Teach First 5
35 Thomas Cook 5
35 Thurrock Council 5
35 TJX Europe 5
35 Unilever 5
35 University of East Anglia 5
35 University of Hertfordshire 5
35 Vinci Construction 5
35 Virgin 5
35 Vision Express 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2014–15) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.