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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry is, for the third consecutive year, the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. You can filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

Scotland – Public administration & defence – Teaching & educational professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 East Renfrewshire Council 5
1 Highland Council 5
1 Midlothian Council 5
1 North Lanarkshire Council 5
1 Perth & Kinross Council 5
1 South Lanarkshire Council 5
7 Angus Council Fewer than 5
7 City of Edinburgh Council Fewer than 5
7 East Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
7 East Dunbartonshire Council Fewer than 5
7 East Lothian Council Fewer than 5
7 Glasgow City Council Fewer than 5
7 Inverclyde Council Fewer than 5
7 Moray Council Fewer than 5
7 North Ayrshire Council Fewer than 5
7 Scottish Borders Council Fewer than 5
7 Stirling Council Fewer than 5
7 West Dunbartonshire Council Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2014–15) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.