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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 – Wholesale, retail & vehicle repair

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 25
1 Tesco 25
3 Amazon 20
3 Specsavers 20
5 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
5 Ocado 10
5 TJX Europe 10
8 Asos 5
8 Ideal World 5
8 Marks & Spencer 5
8 Mothercare 5
8 River Island 5
8 Vision Express 5
8 Well Pharmacy 5
15 Aldi Fewer than 5
15 Argos Fewer than 5
15 Asda Fewer than 5
15 Body Shop Fewer than 5
15 Carphone Warehouse Fewer than 5
15 Clarks Fewer than 5
15 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
15 Diageo Fewer than 5
15 Estée Lauder Fewer than 5
15 French Connection Fewer than 5
15 H & M Fewer than 5
15 Holland & Barrett Fewer than 5
15 Hollister Fewer than 5
15 IKEA Fewer than 5
15 John Lewis Partnership Fewer than 5
15 Lidl Fewer than 5
15 Majestic Wine Fewer than 5
15 Morrisons Fewer than 5
15 New Look Fewer than 5
15 Next Fewer than 5
15 O2 Fewer than 5
15 Sainsbury's Fewer than 5
15 Saint-Gobain Fewer than 5
15 Staples Fewer than 5
15 Superdrug Fewer than 5
15 The Works Fewer than 5
15 Toys R Us Fewer than 5
15 White Company Fewer than 5
15 Wickes 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.