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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

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Essex County Council 35
2 Norfolk County Council 15
3 Essex Police 10
3 National Probation Service 10
5 Bedford Borough Council 5
5 Bedfordshire Police 5
5 Cambridge Constabulary 5
5 Central Bedfordshire Council 5
5 Environment Agency 5
10 Civil Service Fewer than 5
10 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
10 National Offender Management Office Fewer than 5
10 Stevenage Borough Council 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.