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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 – Education – Science, research, engineering & technology professionals

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 University Of Edinburgh 10
2 University of Glasgow 5
2 University of Strathclyde 5
4 Skills Development Scotland Fewer than 5
4 University of Aberdeen Fewer than 5
4 University of Dundee Fewer than 5
4 University of St Andrews Fewer than 5
4 University of Stirling Fewer than 5
4 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.