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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 – 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
2 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 10
5 Aon Hewitt 5
5 Archant 5
5 BDO 5
5 Bedford Borough Council 5
5 Central Bedfordshire Council 5
5 Ford 5
5 Grant Thornton 5
5 Kier Group 5
5 KPMG 5
5 Quick Release 5
5 Royal Society of Chemistry 5
5 Skanska 5
5 Tesco 5
5 TJX Europe 5
5 University of Essex 5
5 Willis Towers Watson 5
21 Aecom Fewer than 5
21 Amazon Fewer than 5
21 Amey Fewer than 5
21 Asos Fewer than 5
21 Atkins Fewer than 5
21 Barratt Developments Fewer than 5
21 Bauer Media Fewer than 5
21 BGL Group Fewer than 5
21 Bilfinger GVA Fewer than 5
21 Brandbank Fewer than 5
21 Brown&Co Fewer than 5
21 BT Fewer than 5
21 Cambridge University Press Fewer than 5
21 Carter Jonas Fewer than 5
21 Catch22 Fewer than 5
21 Church of England Fewer than 5
21 Civil Service Fewer than 5
21 Computacenter Fewer than 5
21 Costa Coffee Fewer than 5
21 Crest Nicholson Fewer than 5
21 Dimensions Fewer than 5
21 Duncan Lewis Solicitors Fewer than 5
21 Easyjet Fewer than 5
21 Enterprise Fewer than 5
21 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
21 Essex Police Fewer than 5
21 Express Vending Fewer than 5
21 First Actuarial Fewer than 5
21 First Data Fewer than 5
21 Frontline Fewer than 5
21 GlaxoSmithKline Fewer than 5
21 G's Fresh Fewer than 5
21 Highways England Fewer than 5
21 Hilton Hotels Fewer than 5
21 Honeywell Fewer than 5
21 Ideal World Fewer than 5
21 Just Eat Fewer than 5
21 Kerry Group Fewer than 5
21 Kingston Smith Fewer than 5
21 Lambert Smith Hampton Fewer than 5
21 Leonardo Fewer than 5
21 MacIntyre Hudson Fewer than 5
21 MBDA Fewer than 5
21 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
21 Morgan Sindall Fewer than 5
21 Multiplex Fewer than 5
21 Network Rail Fewer than 5
21 New Directions Fewer than 5
21 Nissan Fewer than 5
21 Ocado Fewer than 5
21 Pearson Fewer than 5
21 Premier Inn Fewer than 5
21 Ransomes Jacobsen Fewer than 5
21 Raytheon Private Sector Fewer than 5
21 Royal HaskoningDHV Fewer than 5
21 RSM Fewer than 5
21 RSPB Fewer than 5
21 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
21 Saint-Gobain Fewer than 5
21 Savills Fewer than 5
21 Sopra Steria Fewer than 5
21 Strutt & Parker Fewer than 5
21 Swiss Re Fewer than 5
21 Tarmac Fewer than 5
21 Taylor Wimpey Fewer than 5
21 TUI Travel Fewer than 5
21 Unilever Fewer than 5
21 United Learning Fewer than 5
21 University of Bedfordshire Fewer than 5
21 VolkerFitzpatrick Fewer than 5
21 Wilkins Kennedy Fewer than 5
21 Workman 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.