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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 – Manufacturing

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 GlaxoSmithKline 35
2 ARM 25
3 Ford 20
3 MBDA 20
5 Johnson Matthey 10
5 Leonardo 10
5 Unilever 10
8 Airbus 5
8 AstraZeneca 5
8 Cambridge Medical Robotics 5
8 Caterpillar 5
8 David Howard 5
8 Lockheed Martin 5
8 Nissan 5
8 Ransomes Jacobsen 5
8 Raytheon Private Sector 5
8 Tarmac 5
18 AB InBev Fewer than 5
18 B/E Aerospace Fewer than 5
18 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
18 British Sugar Fewer than 5
18 Cummins Fewer than 5
18 Cummins Generator Technologies Fewer than 5
18 Dawn Meats Fewer than 5
18 Express Vending Fewer than 5
18 General Electric Fewer than 5
18 Good Hair Day Fewer than 5
18 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
18 Honeywell Fewer than 5
18 Kerry Group Fewer than 5
18 MSO Digital Agency Fewer than 5
18 Pfizer Fewer than 5
18 Philips Fewer than 5
18 Procter & Gamble Fewer than 5
18 Thales Fewer than 5
18 Vauxhall Motors 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.