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Project Analyst

Average Salary
Job Forecast
Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Project Analyst

You could be gathering crucial data to speed up production of your company’s latest product or researching the latest market trends to prepare your business for new challenges and opportunities.

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Conducting market research and preparing proposals before a project begins.
  • Communicating current project progress between all key parties involved in decision making.
  • Analysing project data to create accurate forecasts for required budgets and timescales

Getting in and Qualifications


Many Project Analysts will have degrees or postgraduate qualifications in the following subject areas:

  • Informatics
  • Business Administration
  • Management Information Systems

Some people also specialise further, to bring their skills to a particular industry. Engineering, finance and IT are also common degree choices for those who wish to work in one specific sector.




A foundation or modern apprenticeship is also a great way to begin a career as a Project Analyst.

Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.