Data analyst is the person responsible for inspecting, cleansing, transforming, and modelling data with the goal of discovering useful information, informing conclusions, and supporting decision-making. Data analysts work with different types of data, including text, numerical, and graphical.
A data analyst's job duties include collecting, organizing, and cleaning data, and developing and using data analytic techniques.
Data analyst follows multiple facets and approaches, encompassing diverse techniques under a variety of names, and use them in different business, science, and social science domains. For instance, to create graphs, or collect data through surveys or experiments.
Data analysts apply their knowledge of statistics, mathematics, and computer science to analyze data. They must understand data’s statistical properties, be able to manipulate and analyze data, and communicate results effectively.