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 – Teaching & educational professionals
|1||Glasgow City Council||25|
|3||North Lanarkshire Council||15|
|6||East Lothian Council||10|
|6||East Renfrewshire Council||10|
|6||Scottish Borders Council||10|
|6||West Lothian Council||10|
|12||Aberdeen City Council||5|
|12||City of Glasgow College||5|
|12||East Dunbartonshire Council||5|
|12||North Ayrshire Council||5|
|12||Perth & Kinross Council||5|
|12||South Ayrshire Council||5|
|12||St Modan's High School||5|
|12||West Dunbartonshire Council||5|
|24||Abertay University||Fewer than 5|
|24||Church of Scotland||Fewer than 5|
|24||Dundee City Council||Fewer than 5|
|24||East Ayrshire Council||Fewer than 5|
|24||Explore Learning||Fewer than 5|
|24||First Leap||Fewer than 5|
|24||Heriot-Watt University||Fewer than 5|
|24||Hilton Primary School||Fewer than 5|
|24||Moray Council||Fewer than 5|
|24||Scottish Government||Fewer than 5|
|24||University of Aberdeen||Fewer than 5|
|24||University Of Edinburgh||Fewer than 5|
|24||University of St Andrews||Fewer than 5|
|24||University of Stirling||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.