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Top Graduate Employers

Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.

The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.

East of England – Corporate managers & directors

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Amazon 15
2 Barclays 5
2 Enterprise 5
2 Marks & Spencer 5
2 Ocado 5
2 River Island 5
2 Tesco 5
8 Aldi Fewer than 5
8 Allianz Insurance Fewer than 5
8 Argos Fewer than 5
8 Body Shop Fewer than 5
8 Boots Fewer than 5
8 Brandbank Fewer than 5
8 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
8 Clarks Fewer than 5
8 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
8 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
8 Cummins Fewer than 5
8 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
8 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
8 Express Vending Fewer than 5
8 French Connection Fewer than 5
8 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
8 G's Fresh Fewer than 5
8 H & M Fewer than 5
8 Holland & Barrett Fewer than 5
8 Hollister Fewer than 5
8 IKEA Fewer than 5
8 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
8 Kier Group Fewer than 5
8 Lidl Fewer than 5
8 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
8 MBDA Fewer than 5
8 Metro Bank Fewer than 5
8 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
8 Morrisons Fewer than 5
8 New Look Fewer than 5
8 Next Fewer than 5
8 O2 Fewer than 5
8 Procter & Gamble Fewer than 5
8 Royal Mail Fewer than 5
8 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
8 Staples Fewer than 5
8 Student Hubs Fewer than 5
8 Tarmac Fewer than 5
8 The Works Fewer than 5
8 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
8 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
8 TSB Fewer than 5
8 United Parcel Service Fewer than 5
8 University of Essex Fewer than 5
8 WorldPay Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) 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.