The number of online job ads requiring “big data” analysis skills rose 13 percent year-over-year in September to more than 88,000, according to Wanted Analytics, a firm that tracks online job ads.
Industries with the most demand for big-data skills were health and medical insurance carriers; colleges, universities and professional schools; business support services; computer systems design services; and management consulting services.
Computer systems analyst, management analyst, and market research analyst occupations experienced the most demand in September. The most commonly advertised data analysis job titles include:
- Business analyst
- Data analyst
- Financial analyst
- Project manager
- Business systems analyst