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Top Graduate Employers

The finance and retail sectors are recruiting the greatest number of graduates into graduate-level employment, according to our latest figures. So, where are the jobs?

Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

  • Click on a company name to read an employer profile and find details of their graduate training – where in the UK they recruit, in what industries, and into what types of job.
  • See starting salaries and minimum educational requirements.
  • Find out how we created the graduate employers table.

Scotland – Education

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 East Ayrshire Council 10
1 Falkirk Council 10
1 Fife Council 10
1 Midlothian Council 10
1 North Ayrshire Council 10
1 University of Edinburgh 10
7 Aberdeen City Council 5
7 Aberdeenshire Council 5
7 Dundee City Council 5
7 East Lothian Council 5
7 Edinburgh City Council 5
7 Edinburgh Napier University 5
7 Glasgow City Council 5
7 Heriot-Watt University 5
7 Highland Council 5
7 Larbert High School 5
7 North Lanarkshire Council 5
7 Perth & Kinross Council 5
7 Renfrewshire Council 5
7 Scottish Borders Council 5
7 South Ayrshire Council 5
7 South Lanarkshire Council 5
7 Stirling Council 5
7 University of Aberdeen 5
7 University of Glasgow 5
7 University of St Andrews 5
7 West Lothian Council 5
28 Angus Council Fewer than 5
28 City of Edinburgh Council Fewer than 5
28 Dumfries & Galloway Council Fewer than 5
28 East Dunbartonshire Council Fewer than 5
28 East Renfrewshire Council Fewer than 5
28 FDM Fewer than 5
28 Inverclyde Council Fewer than 5
28 Robert Gordon University Fewer than 5
28 Undisclosed Fewer than 5
28 University of Dundee Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2011–12) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.