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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 – Financial & insurance

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 JP Morgan 10
1 Lloyds Banking Group 10
1 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 10
1 Standard Life 10
5 Barclays 5
5 HSBC 5
5 Hymans Robertson 5
5 Morgan Stanley 5
9 Aberdeen Asset Management Fewer than 5
9 Aviva Fewer than 5
9 Baillie Gifford Fewer than 5
9 Bank of New York Fewer than 5
9 Barnett Waddingham Fewer than 5
9 BlackRock Fewer than 5
9 Citi Fewer than 5
9 Handelsbanken Fewer than 5
9 Prudential Fewer than 5
9 Punter Southall Fewer than 5
9 Risktec Fewer than 5
9 Royal London Fewer than 5
9 Santander Fewer than 5
9 Tesco Fewer than 5
9 Towers Watson Fewer than 5
9 Xafinity 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.