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Working in Data Or Hiring In Data, Focus 5 Are Here For You!

Whether you’re a job seeker searching for your first role or an experienced professional advancing your career in data entry, engineering, protection or management, you’ll find just what you’re looking for here. We have all the latest vacancies and expert career advice.

What Data roles do Focus 5 recruit?

Working with a wide range of companies, whether you’re a candidate looking for a role or a client looking for a hire, Focus 5 Recruitment are here to help and ensure you enjoy the recruitment process.

We work in Tech and that covers SaaS companies, e-commerce, fin-tech, health-tech, cyber security as well as other Tech companies.

Finding the right role or people to take your business forward is what we do.

At Focus 5, we specialise in recruiting the following data roles:


  • Data Engineer

  • Data Scientist 

  • Data Architect

  • Head of Data

  • Contract Data Roles

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What key skills and knowledge are required?

Both university graduates and school leavers can find work in various data roles.
For graduates, the usual entry point is a degree in statistics, maths or a related subject involving maths, such as economics or data science. However, if you’ve gained data analysis skills in another way (for example, via training in statistics as part of a social sciences degree) these skills could strengthen your application.

Key Skills:

  • A high level of mathematical ability.

  • The ability to analyse, model and interpret data.

  • Problem-solving skills.

  • A methodical and logical approach.

  • The ability to plan work and meet deadlines.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Interpersonal skills.

  • Teamworking skills.

  • Written and verbal communication skills.

  • An understanding of the ethics of gathering and working with data.

Average Salary

There’s a wide range of salaries within the sector, depending on a number of factors, including location.

On average, you could expect the following salary:


  • Data Analyst - 55k - 65k 

  • Data Engineer - 50k - 55k

  • Data Scientist - 60k - 70k

  • Data Architect - 66k - 70k 

  • Head of Data - 67k+

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