According to latest poll results from KDNuggets , salaries of analytic professionals have gone up in 2011.
The analysis was based on about 250 respondents, from which 78% worked for a company, 18% for a University, and about 4% were self-employed.
The average US salary was estimated as $113,000, up about 10% from 2010.
This article was cited in ReadWriteWeb last week. Even though enterprises are investing in analytics type software, the key ability is to find the resources who can help in the process of funnelling relevant information through the software, analyze the results and produce relevant reports.
On the customer analytics front, it is gettting more interesting. The world has gone social. Conversations are happening all around us at lightning speed. People are making connections. Sharing their stories. And they’re waiting for businesses to listen to them. We enable that dialog, collaboration, and knowledge sharing across the enterprise. We know that “business as usual” is a foreign concept in the social world. And different platforms are revolutionizing how we communicate at work by harnessing the power of our social networks. The ‘analytic geeks’ now have to make sense out of these complex interactions.