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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 – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Essex County Council 30
2 National Probation Service 10
2 Norfolk County Council 10
4 Bedford Borough Council 5
4 Central Bedfordshire Council 5
6 Civil Service Fewer than 5
6 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
6 Essex Police Fewer than 5
6 Ministry of Justice 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.