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

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Glasgow City Council 20
2 Aberdeen City Council 15
3 Edinburgh City Council 10
4 Aberdeenshire Council 5
4 Audit Scotland 5
4 Clackmannanshire Council 5
4 Dundee City Council 5
4 East Renfrewshire Council 5
4 Falkirk Council 5
4 Fife Council 5
4 Moray Council 5
4 Renfrewshire Council 5
4 Scottish Government 5
4 South Ayrshire Council 5
4 South Lanarkshire Council 5
16 Angus Council Fewer than 5
16 City of Edinburgh Council Fewer than 5
16 Department for International Development Fewer than 5
16 Dumfries & Galloway Council Fewer than 5
16 East Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
16 East Dunbartonshire Council Fewer than 5
16 Highland Council Fewer than 5
16 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
16 Inverclyde Council Fewer than 5
16 Midlothian Council Fewer than 5
16 North Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
16 Perth & Kinross Council Fewer than 5
16 Police Scotland Fewer than 5
16 Scottish Borders Council Fewer than 5
16 Stirling Council Fewer than 5
16 Strathclyde Police Fewer than 5
16 West Dunbartonshire Council Fewer than 5
16 West Lothian Council 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.