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Top Graduate Employers

Our latest look at graduate recruiters shows that financial services are once again the top UK employers of graduates. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Scotland

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Hewlett Packard 45
2 Boots 40
2 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 40
4 Fife Council 35
4 Specsavers 35
4 Wood Group 35
7 BP 30
7 City of Edinburgh Council 30
7 Glasgow City Council 30
7 NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde 30
11 Aberdeenshire Council 25
11 Deloitte 25
11 Shell 25
11 West Lothian Council 25
15 AMEC 20
15 Atkins 20
15 Baker Hughes 20
15 Ernst & Young 20
15 Halliburton 20
15 Jacobs Engineering 20
15 National Health Service (NHS) 20
15 Petrofac 20
15 Schlumberger 20
15 Scottish Borders Council 20
25 Aberdeen City Council 15
25 Aker Solutions 15
25 East Lothian Council 15
25 Falkirk Council 15
25 Highland Council 15
25 JP Morgan 15
25 Lloyds Banking Group 15
25 North Lanarkshire Council 15
25 Police Scotland 15
25 Scottish Government 15
25 Standard Life 15
25 Subsea 7 15
37 Aldi 10
37 Amey 10
37 Angus Council 10
37 Babcock 10
37 BAE Systems 10
37 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 10
37 ConocoPhillips 10
37 Dundee City Council 10
37 Enterprise 10
37 FMC Technologies 10
37 General Electric 10
37 Junkfish 10
37 KPMG 10
37 McDonald's 10
37 Midlothian Council 10
37 Morgan Stanley 10
37 Mott Macdonald 10
37 NHS Ayrshire & Arran 10
37 NHS Lothian 10
37 North Ayrshire Council 10
37 Renfrewshire Council 10
37 Rockstar Games 10
37 Scottish Water 10
37 South Ayrshire Council 10
37 South Lanarkshire Council 10
37 Technip 10
37 Tesco 10
37 University of Glasgow 10
37 Unspecified Employer 10
66 Abercrombie & Fitch 5
66 Accenture 5
66 Aecom 5
66 Arup 5
66 Audit Scotland 5
66 Baillie Gifford 5
66 Baker Tilly 5
66 Bam Nuttall 5
66 Barclays 5
66 BEAR Scotland 5
66 BT 5
66 Centrica 5
66 CGI Group 5
66 CH2M Hill 5
66 Chevron 5
66 Church of Scotland 5
66 Clackmannanshire Council 5
66 DataCo 5
66 Department for International Development 5
66 Diageo 5
66 Dumfries & Galloway Council 5
66 East Ayrshire Council 5
66 East Renfrewshire Council 5
66 EDF Energy 5
66 Edinburgh City Council 5
66 Expro Group 5
66 Fugro 5
66 Glasgow 2014 5
66 GlaxoSmithKline 5
66 Grant Thornton 5
66 Heriot-Watt University 5
66 Hollister 5
66 HSBC 5
66 INEOS 5
66 Inverclyde Council 5
66 Johnston Carmichael 5
66 KANA 5
66 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
66 Lloyds Register 5
66 Marathon Oil 5
66 Marks & Spencer 5
66 Moray Council 5
66 National Oilwell Varco 5
66 NHS Fife 5
66 Ninewells Hospital 5
66 Optical Express 5
66 Optimus 5
66 Perth & Kinross Council 5
66 Prudential 5
66 Ramboll 5
66 Robert Gordon University 5
66 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 5
66 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 5
66 Royal Mail 5
66 Sainsbury's 5
66 Scottish Ballet 5
66 Scottish Power 5
66 Selex ES 5
66 Senergy 5
66 Sir Robert McAlpine 5
66 Skills Development Scotland 5
66 Sky 5
66 Skyscanner 5
66 St John's Primary School 5
66 St Joseph's Catholic Primary School 5
66 St Mary's Primary School 5
66 Stirling Council 5
66 Thales 5
66 Total 5
66 Transocean 5
66 Unavailable 5
66 University of Aberdeen 5
66 University of Dundee 5
66 University of Edinburgh 5
66 University of the West of Scotland 5
66 URS 5
66 Virgin 5
66 Vision Express 5
66 William Hill 5
66 Wilson Imports 5
66 Witheld 5
66 Xodus Group 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2012–13) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.