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Become A Data Analyst

aswin2001barath profile image Aswin Barath Originally published at Medium ・7 min read

Learn SQL, Python, Tableau, Elasticsearch, and Apache Spark and become a Data Engineer!

Why become a Data Analyst🤔?

Data is the hottest area of technology nowadays. Because, as data collection has increased, so has the demand for skilled data analysis and data science jobs.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary is upwards of $112,000. So, get excited because its a very rewarding career path🤑🤩.
Data Analyst collects, processes, and performs statistical analyses on a large dataset. They discover how data can be used to answer questions, solve problems, and help make business decisions.📈

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Start with Why❔❓

Why do you want to pursue a career in Technology?
Why do you want to become a Data Analyst or a Database Developer or a Software Developer?
Why do you want to improve your skillset as a Professional Programmer?
Why did you choose to read my blog in the first place?
You can have any sort of answer to these questions! But, my point is that you must write it down in a piece of paper👇

“I want to become a Data Analyst / Database Developer because ________________________________________________________”
And this will help you in a lot of ways. Whenever you feel down, less motivated, or confused on the way while you’re learning, you’ll know why you decided the first place.

About the Platform🏫

Job Ready Programmer School takes a traditional route to teach how to code. By advancing slowly & patiently in the lectures and often repeating key concepts in multiple different ways to help students solidify the knowledge and mold their foundation to discover how to code properly!👨‍💻👩‍💻
The Instructor follows the “no-student-left behind” principle. This means that he starts from the very basic concepts. So, you don’t need any prerequisites to take the courses.
The platform offers a chance to gain the practical experience you can take to your interview and feel confident in your abilities. So, here you’ll need to roll up your sleeves and get to work on solving practical programming assignments.🤓

Personalized Learning Path🛤

Newcomers to software development get overwhelmed and confused about what to learn first and next. And oftentimes, there are so many paths to choose from😅.
Job Ready Programmer School solves the problem👇
The 2✌ Personalized learning paths that are designed in the curriculum eliminate the confusion for all.
These 2✌ paths have the most number of jobs and are doable in a relatively short time.
So, students who visit the platform choose a path and know exactly how to proceed step by step to finally become a Job Ready Programmer.

  1. Data Analyst/ Database Developer
  2. Software Developer

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Okay, in this post I will discuss the Data Analyst path for now.
So are you ready to explore in-depth about the Data Analyst learning path? I’m so much excited to share it with you.😉

👨‍💻👨‍🎓Data Analyst /Database Developer Track👩‍💻👩‍🎓

Today, data has become the hottest topic in technology and a company’s biggest asset is its data. Any application in the Software Industry requires Data Handling and this is crucial to deliver a quality Software product. So get ready to acquire some seriously marketable programming skills!🤓

The Complete Oracle SQL Certification Course

All databases require the language SQL to store and retrieve data. Salaries for junior level SQL Developers are upwards of $70,000 — $90,000 a year! 🤩
And Oracle is the most popular relational database in the world!
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You’ll learn the SQL language from scratch in Oracle Database and prepare yourself with plenty of progressively challenging assignments. So that by the time you’ve completed the course, you can call your self an Oracle SQL Master👨‍💼👩‍💼!
This course will prepare you to be job-ready in just 1 month of study and practice.

Master SQL for Data Science

This course will turn you into a SQL query wizard🧙‍♂️. You’ll learn the skills you need to extract critical insight from data sitting in a database.
There are over 100 puzzles scattered throughout the course with in-depth solutions providing plenty of opportunities for you to practice. After completing the course and all of its assignments, you’ll never be afraid to look at a large SQL query again.
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PostgreSQL is the second most used Database technology in the world. It’s a popular free and Open-source Database Software and you’ll learn SQL queries implementing in it.
You’ll move step by step into more advanced topics as we delve into the world of advanced querying techniques using subqueries, joins, aggregations, rollups, and cubes, window functions, transposing & ranking data, and using conditional expressions in very interesting ways.

The Complete Python Certification Course

Getting certified as a Python developer is one of the best moves you can make to enter the job market as a developer! The starting salary for a Python developer is around $75,000.🤑This can quickly double to over $150,000 after 5–6 years of experience.🤩
Python is ranked as the 2nd most in-demand programming language in the world. It can be applied in web applications, data science, machine learning, self-driving cars, automation, and much more!
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(No prerequisites required!😉) In this course, you’ll start with the fundamental topics such as variables, data types, strings, lists, dictionaries, functions, if and else statements, for and while loops and thoroughly master Object-Oriented Programming, classes, inheritance, python script files, file IO and Best Practices used in the Industry by Python Developers. At the end of each section, there are assignments to practice everything that you’ll cover, along with in-depth solutions.
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You’ll get your hands dirty and code along with the Instructor, and work on the 20+ assignments that have been spread out through the course. In the end, you’ll be prepared to pass the PCEP-30–01 and the PCAP-31–02 Exams and become an industry-ready python developer👨‍💼👩‍💼!

Up and Running with Tableau

Did you know, that the average salary of the Tableau developer is over $108,000! with increasing demand for these professionals, every single day and the starting salaries are above the $75,000 mark🤩.
And currently, there are 60,000+ jobs on Linkedin👨‍💼👩‍💼, so you have nothing to lose. So, Learn data visualization through Tableau 10 and master the art of turning data into critical information for key decision making.
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In this course, you’ll learn all of the features of the tool from scratch, and learn how you can discover data patterns such as customer purchase behavior, pricing, and sales trends as well as customer demographics and geolocation analysis.📉📊
You’ll become confident by the end of this course as you’ll have the skills required to successfully pass the Interview for an entry-level Tableau developer position!

Elasticsearch Masterclass with Logstash and Kibana

Master the hottest big data technology on the market Elasticsearch! Elasticsearch is a powerful distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of solving a growing number of use cases.
Elasticsearch one of the biggest player in the Big Data space since Hadoop. By adding Elasticsearch in your Resume or Linkedin profile you’ll gain the attention of various companies investing in the technology👨‍💼👩‍💼.
(This is Awesome🤩)
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By the end of this course, you’ll know everything there is to know about how to build an Elasticsearch engine and how to perform real-time analytics using accompanying tools: Logstash and Kibana, that make up the elastic search ecosystem.

Ultimate Apache Spark with Java Course

Become seriously marketable by learning the most in-demand big data technology — Apache Spark, it’s the next generation batch and stream processing engine. It’s been proven to be almost 100 times faster than Hadoop and much much easier to develop distributed big data applications with.
Over 3000 companies are using Spark in production right now and the list is growing very quickly! Some of the big names include Oracle, Hortonworks, Cisco, Verizon, Visa, Microsoft, Amazon as well as most of the big world banks and financial institutions!
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Its demand has skyrocketed in recent years and having this technology on your resume is truly a game-changer.
This course is especially important for people who would like to be hired as a Java Developer or Data Engineer because Spark is a hugely sought after skill.
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In this course, you’ll learn everything you need to know about using Apache Spark while using their latest and greatest Java Datasets API.
You’ll even go over how to set up a live cluster and configure Spark Jobs to run on the cloud. And also learn about the practical implications of performance tuning and scaling out a cluster to work with big data.

Meet the Instructor👨‍🏫

Imtiaz Ahmad — Software Engineer | Best Selling Author of Programming Courses — 200,000 Students
Imtiaz is an award-winning Udemy instructor who is highly experienced in big data technologies and enterprise software architectures. In his 13+ years of experience, Imtiaz has also taught software development in programming languages like Java, C++, Python, PL/SQL, Ruby, and Javascript.

👩‍💻👩‍🎓When are you going to start?👨‍💻👨‍🎓

If you’ve read this blog post and made this far=>You deserve a pat on you back, Good Job👍😉. Because you have the potential to go on further in your career and start learning the courses you’ve discovered today!
You can choose a subscription plan of your comfort for all of the courses on the platform right now! And you can avail of a special Discount by clicking the link given below👇.

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Master Java, Python, Spring Framework, SQL, OOP, Big Data, Data Structures, and Algorithms!
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Keep Learning🤓

Now, I guess this is where I say GoodBye👋. But, Hey it’s time for you to start learning with your newfound Knowledge and Power👨‍💻👩‍💻 .
Good Job that you made this far and Thank you so much for reading my Blog🙂. And stay tuned by following my page for updates.

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Sloan

Hi there, this post might fit better as a DEV Listing. It’s a dedicated area of the platform where community members and organizations are encouraged to publish information related to events, products, services, job listings, and everything in between.

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Mridu Bhatnagar

Thank you for writing the article.
But, just wanted to know what is your source of information regarding salaries?
Salaries also depend on location and various other factors.

Or I am taking it in the wrong direction and this is a marketing post?

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Aswin Barath Author

Of course, you're right about salaries being location dependent.
I have used Glassdoor as my resource.
And Obviously as time passes the Actual salaries will increase and can vary.

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Tony Hung

This isnt really a dev post, its a ad. Thats ok though. But it should be stated on the top somewhere.