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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry continues to be the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Scotland

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Fife Council 40
1 Police Scotland 40
1 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 40
4 Boots 30
4 City of Edinburgh Council 30
4 Specsavers 30
4 Withheld 30
8 Aberdeenshire Council 25
8 Hewlett Packard 25
8 North Lanarkshire Council 25
8 West Lothian Council 25
8 Wood Group 25
13 Aberdeen City Council 20
13 Aecom 20
13 AMEC 20
13 Atkins 20
13 Charles River Laboratories 20
13 Falkirk Council 20
13 Glasgow City Council 20
13 Halliburton 20
13 Jacobs Engineering 20
13 KPMG 20
23 Aker Solutions 15
23 Baker Hughes 15
23 BP 15
23 Deloitte 15
23 East Lothian Council 15
23 Enterprise 15
23 Ernst & Young 15
23 General Electric 15
23 Lloyds Banking Group 15
23 Morgan Stanley 15
23 South Ayrshire Council 15
23 South Lanarkshire Council 15
23 Standard Life 15
23 Stirling Council 15
23 Subsea 7 15
23 University of Edinburgh 15
23 University of Glasgow 15
40 Aldi 10
40 Amey 10
40 Angus Council 10
40 Babcock 10
40 Balfour Beatty 10
40 Church of Scotland 10
40 Dundee City Council 10
40 East Ayrshire Council 10
40 East Renfrewshire Council 10
40 Edinburgh City Council 10
40 FDM 10
40 Highland Council 10
40 JP Morgan 10
40 KANA 10
40 Midlothian Council 10
40 North Ayrshire Council 10
40 Perth & Kinross Council 10
40 Petrofac 10
40 Renfrewshire Council 10
40 Schlumberger 10
40 Scottish Borders Council 10
40 Scottish Government 10
40 Scottish Power 10
40 Scottish Water 10
40 Shell 10
40 Sky 10
40 Skyscanner 10
40 Technip 10
40 Tesco 10
40 Unspecified Employer 10
70 Accenture 5
70 Ace Winches 5
70 Amazon 5
70 Arnold Clark 5
70 Arup 5
70 Asda 5
70 Audit Scotland 5
70 Baker Tilly 5
70 Balfron High School 5
70 Bam Nuttall 5
70 Barclays 5
70 Barnardo's 5
70 BDO 5
70 Bibby Line Group 5
70 BlackRock 5
70 BNP Paribas 5
70 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) 5
70 BT 5
70 Bureau Veritas 5
70 Capgemini 5
70 Capita 5
70 CGI Group 5
70 CH2M Hill 5
70 Chevron 5
70 Citizens Theatre 5
70 Clackmannanshire Council 5
70 ConocoPhillips 5
70 Co-operative (Co-Op) 5
70 Diageo 5
70 DNV GL 5
70 Doosan Babcock 5
70 Dumfries & Galloway Council 5
70 East Dunbartonshire Council 5
70 Edinburgh Napier University 5
70 Equator 5
70 Explore Learning 5
70 Fairhurst 5
70 Farrans Construction 5
70 FMC Technologies 5
70 French Duncan 5
70 Fugro 5
70 G4S 5
70 Glasgow School of Art 5
70 GlaxoSmithKline 5
70 Grant Thornton 5
70 Grontmij 5
70 Halliday Fraser Munro 5
70 Harvey Nichols 5
70 Hollister 5
70 Hymans Robertson 5
70 INEOS 5
70 Interserve 5
70 Intertek 5
70 Inverclyde Council 5
70 Johnston Carmichael 5
70 KFC 5
70 Lidl 5
70 Lloyds Pharmacy 5
70 Lloyds Register 5
70 M & M Productions 5
70 Majestic Wine 5
70 Mazars 5
70 McDonald's 5
70 Mott Macdonald 5
70 NCR 5
70 Network Rail 5
70 New College Lanarkshire 5
70 North East Scotland College 5
70 OneSubsea 5
70 Optical Express 5
70 Orkney Islands Council 5
70 Outplay Entertainment 5
70 Pixel Blimp 5
70 Qinetiq 5
70 QuintilesIMS 5
70 Robert Gordon University 5
70 Rockstar Games 5
70 Rolls-Royce 5
70 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 5
70 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 5
70 Sainsbury's 5
70 Scottish Autism 5
70 Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service 5
70 Scottish Prison Service 5
70 Selex ES 5
70 Sir Robert McAlpine 5
70 Skills Development Scotland 5
70 St Catherine's Primary School 5
70 St Mary's Primary School 5
70 Syngenta 5
70 Thales 5
70 University of Aberdeen 5
70 University of St Andrews 5
70 University of the West of Scotland 5
70 URS 5
70 Vision Express 5
70 West Dunbartonshire Council 5
70 WSP Group 5
70 Xodus Group 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2013–14) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.