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 – Education
|1||Glasgow City Council||25|
|3||North Lanarkshire Council||15|
|6||East Lothian Council||10|
|6||University Of Edinburgh||10|
|6||University of Glasgow||10|
|6||West Lothian Council||10|
|12||Aberdeen City Council||5|
|12||City of Glasgow College||5|
|12||East Dunbartonshire Council||5|
|12||East Renfrewshire Council||5|
|12||North Ayrshire Council||5|
|12||Perth & Kinross Council||5|
|12||Robert Gordon University||5|
|12||Scottish Borders Council||5|
|12||South Ayrshire Council||5|
|12||St Modan's High School||5|
|12||University of Aberdeen||5|
|12||University of St Andrews||5|
|12||University of Strathclyde||5|
|12||West Dunbartonshire Council||5|
|32||Dundee City Council||Fewer than 5|
|32||East Ayrshire Council||Fewer than 5|
|32||Edinburgh Napier University||Fewer than 5|
|32||Explore Learning||Fewer than 5|
|32||Hilton Primary School||Fewer than 5|
|32||Moray Council||Fewer than 5|
|32||Scottish Government||Fewer than 5|
|32||Skills Development Scotland||Fewer than 5|
|32||University of Dundee||Fewer than 5|
|32||University of Stirling||Fewer than 5|
|32||University of the West of Scotland||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.