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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 – Health professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Boots 45
2 Specsavers 30
3 Lloyds Pharmacy 10
4 National Health Service (NHS) 5
4 Optical Express 5
4 Vision Express 5
7 Aberdeen City Council Fewer than 5
7 Action For Children Fewer than 5
7 Angus Council Fewer than 5
7 Asda Fewer than 5
7 BMI Healthcare Fewer than 5
7 Charles River Laboratories Fewer than 5
7 City of Edinburgh Council Fewer than 5
7 Clear Pharmacy Fewer than 5
7 Co-operative (Co-Op) Fewer than 5
7 East Lothian Council Fewer than 5
7 Inverclyde Council Fewer than 5
7 Moray Council Fewer than 5
7 Physio World Fewer than 5
7 Rowlands Pharmacy Fewer than 5
7 Scottish Borders Council Fewer than 5
7 Serco Fewer than 5
7 Shaw Healthcare Fewer than 5
7 Spire Healthcare Fewer than 5
7 Tesco Opticians Fewer than 5
7 Wood Group 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.