Data analyst

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The data that businesses collect is filled with potential, if you know how to find it! Data analysts make sense of data and use it to solve problems. They are critical thinkers who collect, organize, and analyze mountains of data to spot trends, find patterns, and make forecasts.

At a glance

  • Learn the basics about the data analysis process
  • Get hands-on practice with Python and big data
  • Earn foundational badges (in English)
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Data analysts are in demand

18%

Data analyst jobs are predicted to grow by 18% from 2019 to 2029 in the United States, which is much faster than the national average.

– US Bureau of Labor Statistics
137,000+

By 2025, there will be 137,630 data science job openings in India, rising from 62,793 jobs in 2020.

– Analytics Insight

Start building core skills for a data analysis role

  • Use prescribed analytical techniques and tools
  • Identify insights to solve business problems
  • Collect, clean, manage, and analyze data
  • Visualize data to communicate results in a clear way

Earn and showcase professional credentials to boost your job prospects

Earn these free, IBM-issued digital badges when you complete the required learning. Badges are an easy way to demonstrate your knowledge and skills to potential employers. You can share badges on your resume and social media, then move on to in-depth coursework to grow your skills.

Badge for Big Data Foundations – Level 2
Badge for Applied Data Science with Python – Level 2

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