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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 – Professional, scientific & technical – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Charles River Laboratories 15
1 Mott Macdonald 15
3 Aecom 10
3 Arup 10
3 Atkins 10
6 Add Energy 5
6 Babcock 5
6 BuroHappold 5
6 Doosan Babcock 5
6 Fairhurst 5
6 Frazer-Nash Consultancy 5
6 Pharmaceutical Product Development 5
13 Arcadis Fewer than 5
13 Atlier Ten Fewer than 5
13 BDO Fewer than 5
13 Buro Happold Fewer than 5
13 CH2M Hill Fewer than 5
13 INC Research Fewer than 5
13 Q2 Solutions Fewer than 5
13 Ramboll Fewer than 5
13 RPS Group Fewer than 5
13 Siemens AG Fewer than 5
13 Sweco Fewer than 5
13 TRL Fewer than 5
13 WSP Group 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.