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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 – Education

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 City of Edinburgh Council 30
2 Fife Council 25
3 Scottish Borders Council 20
3 West Lothian Council 20
5 East Lothian Council 15
6 Aberdeen City Council 10
6 Aberdeenshire Council 10
6 Falkirk Council 10
6 Highland Council 10
6 Midlothian Council 10
6 North Lanarkshire Council 10
6 University of Glasgow 10
13 Angus Council 5
13 Clackmannanshire Council 5
13 Dumfries & Galloway Council 5
13 Dundee City Council 5
13 East Ayrshire Council 5
13 Glasgow City Council 5
13 Heriot-Watt University 5
13 North Ayrshire Council 5
13 Perth & Kinross Council 5
13 Robert Gordon University 5
13 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 5
13 Skills Development Scotland 5
13 South Lanarkshire Council 5
13 St John's Primary School 5
13 St Joseph's Catholic Primary School 5
13 St Mary's Primary School 5
13 Stirling Council 5
13 University of Aberdeen 5
13 University of Dundee 5
13 University of Edinburgh 5
13 University of the West of Scotland 5
34 East Renfrewshire Council Fewer than 5
34 Explore Learning Fewer than 5
34 Inverclyde Council Fewer than 5
34 Moray Council Fewer than 5
34 Renfrewshire Council Fewer than 5
34 Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School Fewer than 5
34 South Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
34 St Andrew's Primary School Fewer than 5
34 University of Strathclyde Fewer than 5
34 Unspecified Employer Fewer than 5
34 Witheld Fewer than 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.