I want to work in...Data analytics

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Typical Job profiles 

Data analyst (Prospects)

Data analyst (TARGETjobs)

Business analyst

Data visualisation analyst

 

Useful online resources

Learn about O.R. Careers information from the OR Society

Operations Research - the science of better

What is OR? Government Operational Research Service. Includes job profiles of OR analysts 

Careers in Applied Mathematics download a brochure

 

Upgrade your skills

Data skills for work List of free training courses

Code division free community courses 

 

Examples of graduate programmes

Accenture

British Airways

Investec

MI5

NHS Graduate Programme - Health analysis

O2

PWC

Virginmedia

 

Consultancy firms and organisations specialising in data analytics

Bain

The Data Lab (Edinburgh based innovation centre)

Capgemini

ISD Scotland (Information Services Directorate for the National Health Service in Scotland)

Lynchpin

SAS UK

Teradata

Urban Big Data Centre (ESRC funded project at Glasgow University)

 

Job Boards

CW Jobs

Datatech analytics

Statsjobs

Technojobs

Professional bodies

The Operational Research Society

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

 

To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.