Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Data Analysts turn information into business insights by assessing and evaluating data. This enables senior staff and stakeholders to make informed decisions. They are logical, good at problem solving and enjoy maths and IT.

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Average Salary

£25,000 - £45,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Collecting data
  • Using computer software to analyse data
  • Identifying patterns and trends in data
  • Create visualisations and reports
  • Collaborating with stakeholders


  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Maths skills
  • Project management


  • STEM subjects at GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in Analytics or data-related subjects
  • Analytics or data-related Bachelor’s degree
  • Analytics or data-related Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma
  • T Level in Analytics or data-related subject
  • Level 4 NVQ, equivalent Level 5 Diploma or equivalent Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Analytics or data-related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma
  • Level 4 NVQ
  • Level 5 Award
  • Level 5 Certificate
  • Level 5 Diploma
  • Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship

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