Data Analyst jobs

A Data Analyst interprets data and turns it into information which can offer ways to improve a business, thus affecting business decisions. A Data Analyst will gather information from various sources and interpret patterns and trends which is what makes Data Analysis a very analytical role.  Once data has been gathered and interpreted, the Data Analyst will report back what has been found in a comprehensive study to the wider business/relevant colleagues.

Additionally, Data Analysts will often make recommendations about the methods and ways in which a company obtains and analyses data to improve data quality and the efficiency of data systems.

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  • Collecting and interpreting data
  • Analysing results
  • Reporting the results back to the relevant members of the business
  • Identifying patterns and trends in data sets
  • Working along sides teams within the business or the management team to establish business needs
  • Defining new data collection and analysis processes


A degree in the following subjects may be beneficial in developing a career in data analysis:

  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Statistics
  • Economics

There are also a number of qualities you’ll be expected to demonstrate to flourish in a Data Analysis role:

  • Experience in data models and reporting packages
  • Ability to analyse large datasets
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as Data Analysts do communicate with the wider business
  • An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving
  • Attention to detail as data analysis and reporting must be precise
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Data Analyst salary

A Data Analyst earns an average salary per year of: AU$95,000.

Data Analyst salaries range from AU$90,000 to AU$100,000.

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