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Data Analyst


Summary of the role
Your role as a Data Analyst will involve:

  • Using data to answer key questions, solve problems, identify trends, and make predictions about the future
  • Working as part of a diverse team with scientists, engineering and technologists
  • Mining data, cleaning and dissecting the data within the sector context
  • Interpreting results to provide detailed reports
  • Designing, creating and maintaining data bases
  • Fixing code problems and data related issues
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement

Headline skills required

  • Problem-solving & investigation skills
  • Data analysis and IT skills
  • Data visualisation
  • Creative thinking and innovation

How much can I expect to earn?
This role has an average starting salary of £28,000 a year.

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