Statistical services

Prospects Profile: Compliance Officer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Data Scientist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Economist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Ergonomist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Financial Risk Analyst

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Risk Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Statistician

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Society of Professional Economists

Leading organisation for professional economists in the UK and Europe. Their website includes a careers section which has advice on becoming an economist and a listing of current opportunities.

The Economist

Online version of the weekly periodical

Government Economic Service

The Government Economic Service (GES) is the UK’s largest recruiter of economists, working across 30 government department.

Institute of Risk Management

Risk management's professional education body. Website contains job listings and useful careers information.

Royal Statistical Society

The Royal Statistical Society is an international organisation that promotes public understanding of statistics and provides professional support to users of statistics and statisticians. Their website contains a good deal of relevant information for those interested in a career as a statistician. They have also produced a DVD promoting careers in statistics which is available to view in the Careers Service.

This resource is available in the Careers Service (second floor, the Hub). Please ask at our Reception desk.

Government Statistical Service (GSS)

Details of their recruitment opportunities for Statisticians, including summer placements. There are also case studies to find out what a career in Statistics involves.

Office for National Statistics

The government department responsible for collecting and publishing official statistics about the UK's society and economy.

Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

This site allows you to read case studies of people working in this area and find information on accredited courses and job vacancies.

Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry (Promoting Statistical Insight)

Find out more about opportunities for Statisticians in the pharmaceutical industry.

Careers in Health Informatics (NHS)

Explains the range of roles available within the field of Health Informatics, including IT, information analysis, information management and staff training.

COPS: the Committee of Professors of Statistics

The Committee of Professors of Statistics represents academic statistics groups in British and Irish universities. Information on MSc courses in Statistics, postgraduate research opportunities in Statistics, and a list of currently available funded PhD studentships.