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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 – Business, media & public service professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 40
2 Deloitte 25
2 Glasgow City Council 25
4 Ernst & Young 20
5 Scottish Government 15
6 Aberdeenshire Council 10
6 Fife Council 10
6 Hewlett Packard 10
6 KPMG 10
6 Standard Life 10
6 Wood Group 10
12 Aberdeen City Council 5
12 Accenture 5
12 Angus Council 5
12 Audit Scotland 5
12 Baker Tilly 5
12 Barclays 5
12 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
12 Church of Scotland 5
12 Dundee City Council 5
12 Edinburgh City Council 5
12 Falkirk Council 5
12 General Electric 5
12 Grant Thornton 5
12 Highland Council 5
12 Johnston Carmichael 5
12 North Ayrshire Council 5
12 North Lanarkshire Council 5
12 Prudential 5
12 Renfrewshire Council 5
12 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 5
12 Scottish Water 5
12 Sir Robert McAlpine 5
12 South Ayrshire Council 5
12 South Lanarkshire Council 5
12 Transocean 5
12 University of Edinburgh 5
38 Aberdeen Asset Management Fewer than 5
38 AMEC Fewer than 5
38 Amey Fewer than 5
38 Apple Fewer than 5
38 Arnold Clark Fewer than 5
38 Arup Fewer than 5
38 Asda Fewer than 5
38 Aviva Fewer than 5
38 Babcock Fewer than 5
38 Bam Nuttall Fewer than 5
38 Barnardo's Fewer than 5
38 BDO Fewer than 5
38 BlackRock Fewer than 5
38 BNP Paribas Fewer than 5
38 BP Fewer than 5
38 British Gas Fewer than 5
38 BT Fewer than 5
38 Centrica Fewer than 5
38 City of Edinburgh Council Fewer than 5
38 Clackmannanshire Council Fewer than 5
38 Colliers International Fewer than 5
38 ConocoPhillips Fewer than 5
38 Conservative Party Fewer than 5
38 Department for International Development Fewer than 5
38 Diageo Fewer than 5
38 DTZ Fewer than 5
38 Dumfries & Galloway Council Fewer than 5
38 East Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
38 EC Harris Fewer than 5
38 Expro Group Fewer than 5
38 FMC Technologies Fewer than 5
38 Fugro Fewer than 5
38 Graham Fewer than 5
38 Haines Watts Fewer than 5
38 Harlequin Fewer than 5
38 Heineken Fewer than 5
38 Heriot-Watt University Fewer than 5
38 HML Fewer than 5
38 HSBC Fewer than 5
38 Hymans Robertson Fewer than 5
38 Inverclyde Council Fewer than 5
38 Jones Lang Lasalle Fewer than 5
38 JP Morgan Fewer than 5
38 KFC Fewer than 5
38 Knight Frank Fewer than 5
38 Lloyds Banking Group Fewer than 5
38 Lyons Davidson Solicitors Fewer than 5
38 Midlothian Council Fewer than 5
38 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
38 Moray Council Fewer than 5
38 Morgan Stanley Fewer than 5
38 National Express Coaches Fewer than 5
38 Nationwide Fewer than 5
38 Network Rail Fewer than 5
38 News International Fewer than 5
38 Optical Express Fewer than 5
38 Persimmon Homes Fewer than 5
38 PTS Consulting Fewer than 5
38 Raytheon Fewer than 5
38 Robert Gordon University Fewer than 5
38 Saffery Champness Fewer than 5
38 Scottish Borders Council Fewer than 5
38 Scottish Enterprise Fewer than 5
38 Shell Fewer than 5
38 Skills Development Scotland Fewer than 5
38 Sky Fewer than 5
38 Stagecoach Group Fewer than 5
38 Subsea 7 Fewer than 5
38 Technip Fewer than 5
38 Tesco Fewer than 5
38 Thales Fewer than 5
38 The Sun Fewer than 5
38 The Times Fewer than 5
38 Towers Watson Fewer than 5
38 Trespass Fewer than 5
38 Trinity Mirror Fewer than 5
38 Turner & Townsend Fewer than 5
38 University of Dundee Fewer than 5
38 University of Glasgow Fewer than 5
38 West Lothian Council Fewer than 5
38 Workman Fewer than 5
38 Xafinity 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.