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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 – Public administration & defence

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Glasgow City Council 30
2 Aberdeenshire Council 20
3 Police Scotland 15
3 Scottish Government 15
5 Aberdeen City Council 10
5 Dundee City Council 10
5 Fife Council 10
5 North Lanarkshire Council 10
5 Renfrewshire Council 10
10 Angus Council 5
10 Department for International Development 5
10 Dumfries & Galloway Council 5
10 East Ayrshire Council 5
10 East Renfrewshire Council 5
10 Edinburgh City Council 5
10 Falkirk Council 5
10 Highland Council 5
10 North Ayrshire Council 5
10 Scottish Borders Council 5
10 South Ayrshire Council 5
10 South Lanarkshire Council 5
10 West Lothian Council 5
23 British Army Fewer than 5
23 City of Edinburgh Council Fewer than 5
23 Clackmannanshire Council Fewer than 5
23 East Lothian Council Fewer than 5
23 HM Prison Service Fewer than 5
23 Home Office Fewer than 5
23 Inverclyde Council Fewer than 5
23 Midlothian Council Fewer than 5
23 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
23 Moray Council Fewer than 5
23 Royal Navy Fewer than 5
23 Scottish Prison Service Fewer than 5
23 Stirling Council 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.