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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 – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 ARM 25
1 GlaxoSmithKline 25
3 MBDA 20
4 BT 15
4 Ford 15
4 Tesco 15
4 University of Bedfordshire 15
8 Envigo 10
8 Imagination Technologies 10
8 Johnson Matthey 10
8 Leonardo 10
8 Skanska 10
8 Sopra Steria 10
14 Aecom 5
14 Affinity Water 5
14 Airbus 5
14 Amazon 5
14 AstraZeneca 5
14 Cambridge Consultants 5
14 Cambridge Medical Robotics 5
14 Caterpillar 5
14 Charles River Laboratories 5
14 Computacenter 5
14 Darktrace 5
14 Environment Agency 5
14 Highways England 5
14 Kier Group 5
14 Lockheed Martin 5
14 Metaswitch Networks 5
14 MOLA 5
14 Morrison Utility Services 5
14 Mott Macdonald 5
14 Nissan 5
14 Ocado 5
14 PA Consulting 5
14 Quick Release 5
14 Ransomes Jacobsen 5
14 Salmon 5
14 Unilever 5
14 Virgin 5
14 VolkerFitzpatrick 5
14 Willmott Dixon 5
14 WSP Group 5
44 AB InBev Fewer than 5
44 ALS Environmental Fewer than 5
44 AXA Fewer than 5
44 B/E Aerospace Fewer than 5
44 BAE Systems Fewer than 5
44 Balfour Beatty Fewer than 5
44 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
44 Barratt Homes Fewer than 5
44 BGL Group Fewer than 5
44 British Sugar Fewer than 5
44 Brown&Co Fewer than 5
44 Cancer Research UK Fewer than 5
44 Carillion Fewer than 5
44 Cementation Skanska Fewer than 5
44 Central Bedfordshire Council Fewer than 5
44 Cisco Systems Fewer than 5
44 Clarks Fewer than 5
44 Costain Fewer than 5
44 Crest Nicholson Fewer than 5
44 Cummins Fewer than 5
44 Cummins Generator Technologies Fewer than 5
44 Diageo Fewer than 5
44 Easyjet Fewer than 5
44 EDF Energy Fewer than 5
44 Enterprise Fewer than 5
44 Estée Lauder Fewer than 5
44 Fairhurst Fewer than 5
44 Fujitsu Fewer than 5
44 General Electric Fewer than 5
44 GfK Fewer than 5
44 Good Hair Day Fewer than 5
44 Hays Fewer than 5
44 Hewlett Packard Fewer than 5
44 Hilton Hotels Fewer than 5
44 Hoare Lea Fewer than 5
44 Intertek Fewer than 5
44 Jacobs Engineering Fewer than 5
44 KPMG Fewer than 5
44 LGC Group Fewer than 5
44 Mothercare Fewer than 5
44 NATS Fewer than 5
44 Natural England Fewer than 5
44 Pfizer Fewer than 5
44 Pharmaceutical Product Development Fewer than 5
44 Philips Fewer than 5
44 Pick Everard Fewer than 5
44 Public Health England Fewer than 5
44 Ramboll Fewer than 5
44 Raytheon Private Sector Fewer than 5
44 ReAssure Fewer than 5
44 Ricardo Fewer than 5
44 Royal HaskoningDHV Fewer than 5
44 Royal Society of Chemistry Fewer than 5
44 RSPB Fewer than 5
44 Savills Fewer than 5
44 Schlumberger Fewer than 5
44 SGS Fewer than 5
44 Tarmac Fewer than 5
44 Taylor Woodrow Fewer than 5
44 Thales Fewer than 5
44 TJX Europe Fewer than 5
44 Tui Group Fewer than 5
44 UK Power Networks Fewer than 5
44 University of Essex Fewer than 5
44 Vauxhall Motors Fewer than 5
44 Veolia Environmental Services Fewer than 5
44 Viapath Fewer than 5
44 VocaLink Fewer than 5
44 Willis Towers Watson Fewer than 5
44 WorldPay 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.