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Data proficiency skills: the new norm

From Information Age

"Data proficiency skills are the most sought after qualities UK business leaders look for when hiring.

There has been a significant shift in the importance placed on data and analytics.

Out of 263 UK business leaders 95% use data and analytics to inform business decisions today, while 60% consider data and analytics skills one of the top two skills or capabilities for new employees, according to the Business Grammar Report carried out by Alteryx.

It might be worth dropping French and taking up computing as, according to the report, business leaders are willing to offer a 30% higher salary to someone who is data proficient.”

Read more at Information Age

NCC Weekly News Update 6 September 2016 



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