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.
- Click on one of the top 26 companies to read their employer profile and details of graduate training.
- See what graduates do and earn after university.
- Find out how we created the graduate employers table.
Scotland – Public administration & defence – Business, media & public service professionals
|1||Aberdeen City Council||10|
|1||North Lanarkshire Council||10|
|3||East Ayrshire Council||5|
|3||East Dunbartonshire Council||5|
|3||East Lothian Council||5|
|3||Glasgow City Council||5|
|3||Perth & Kinross Council||5|
|3||South Ayrshire Council||5|
|3||West Lothian Council||5|
|17||Civil Service||Fewer than 5|
|17||Dundee City Council||Fewer than 5|
|17||East Renfrewshire Council||Fewer than 5|
|17||Falkirk Council||Fewer than 5|
|17||HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)||Fewer than 5|
|17||North Ayrshire Council||Fewer than 5|
|17||ofgem||Fewer than 5|
|17||Police Scotland||Fewer than 5|
|17||Scottish Prison Service||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.