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Data analysts collect, process and perform statistical analyses of data. Data analysts must be able to communicate well and must be highly organised and meticulous with detail. A career as a Data Analyst will suit candidates that are highly analytical, have strong mathematical skills, and are curious and inquisitive. Data Analyst roles are usually office-based and will involve working with complex systems and processes, working across various areas that include business intelligence, sales and finance.

Basic information 

  • Salary bracket: £25-£50K plus depending on experience and organisation
  • Contract basis: contract and permanent roles available
  • Job location: across the UK – including North West, Midlands, East Midlands, North East, Leeds, Liverpool and London.
  • Working hours: full-time

Key responsibilities of a Data Analyst
Responsibilities of a Data analyst will typically involve:

  • Working with IT teams and senior management to determine organisational goals
  • Manipulate, analyse and interpret complex data sets relating to the employer's business
  • Collect and interpret key data
  • Thoroughly check data for irregularities and discard irrelevant information
  • Analyse and interpret results using standard statistical tools and techniques
  • Uncover and report on trends, correlations and patterns within data 
  • Identify new opportunities for process improvement
  • Provide concise data reports and clear data visualisations for management
  • Design, creation and maintenance of relational databases and data systems


Qualifications needed to be a Data Analyst
Most candidates for entry-level roles will be required to have a bachelor’s degree in math, statistics computer science, information management, finance or economics. All of these subjects place a heavy emphasis on statistical and analytical skills.

It is however possible to enter this career without a degree. Data analyst apprenticeships are available with a range of employers. To be considered onto an apprenticeship or training programme you will often need A levels (or equivalent).

Experience needed to be a Data Analyst

  • Database design 
  • Experience of data analysis tools including Excel and MS Access
  • Strong data modelling, data cleansing, and data enrichment techniques
  • Proficient in statistical methodologies and data analysis techniques
  • Producing clear graphical representations and visuals
  • Depending on field analysts may be required to use business intelligence and analytics platforms that include: Tableau, QlikView, Crystal Reports, D3, Alteryx
  • Depending on the field, certification may be required

Person specification 

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Creative thinker
  • A strong team player
  • Methodical 
  • Logical
  • Time management skills
  • Must have excellent Industry Knowledge in relevant field 
Career progression of a Data Analyst
Data analysist are in high demand across all sectors, and as a result skilled analysts will have excellent career prospects. 

To climb the career ladder or transition to the role of a data scientist, you will probably be required to earn a master’s degree or graduate certificate in a similar field.

Working hours/benefits of a Data Analyst

Data analyst positions are usually salaried with full-time working hours between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. 

Senior data analyst roles can become more flexible, offering candidates a greater work/life balance and allowing for remote working or commuting on a more flexible schedule.

Other benefits can include:
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Discretionary bonus.
We recruit for a wide selection of financial analyst roles, so no matter what your career focus and ambitions, our recruitment specialists can help you to find the right role for you. We have placed financial analysts in organisation across a variety of sectors, including the pharmaceutical industry and the insurance sector, as well as in the not-for-profit businesses, on a temporary and permanent basis.

 

We have financial analyst roles all across England and Wales, and our great industry links mean we are often aware of vacancies before other recruiters.

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