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Top Graduate Employers

Below is a list of the top 100 graduate recruiters. You can filter the table by region, industry and occupation.

The financial services industry is the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. The second main recruiter is the healthcare industry.

Scotland – Financial & insurance

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 JP Morgan 30
2 Lloyds Banking Group 25
3 Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) 20
4 Morgan Stanley 15
4 Standard Life 15
6 Tesco 10
7 Barclays 5
7 BlackRock 5
7 BNP Paribas 5
7 Clydesdale Bank 5
7 Computershare 5
7 Royal London 5
13 Aberdeen Asset Management Fewer than 5
13 Aegon Fewer than 5
13 Aon Hewitt Fewer than 5
13 Baillie Gifford Fewer than 5
13 Barnett Waddingham Fewer than 5
13 Hymans Robertson Fewer than 5
13 Prudential Fewer than 5
13 Santander Fewer than 5
13 TSB Fewer than 5
13 Zurich Financial Services Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2015–16) 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.