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5 Reasons to Learn Tableau – A Deep Dive into Tableau Career Opportunities!

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Tableau is emerging as one of the hottest trends in business intelligence in 2019. The data visualization tool has been gaining popularity in companies big and small, and hence, Tableau careers are uber-in. Looking at google trends, it seems there can be no better time than “now” to get certified in Tableau and build a career in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

So, if you’re looking for a reason to start learning Tableau, don’t worry. We’ll give you five!

1. Soaring Demand for Tableau Professionals

By 2020, the world is set to generate 50 times the amount of data as in its previous decade, according to a study by International Data Corporation (IDC). With this humongous amount of data and real business implications at play, business organizations across the world have the need for interactive, easy-to-use tools to analyze data and derive actionable insights from it. Tableau helps organizations do exactly this!

Thus, the popularity of Tableau is expected to go through the roof.

Here are the trends that show how the demand for tableau experts is peaking.

Tableau Careers Google Trends - Tableau Careers - Edureka

The rising trend for Tableau jobs in Google trends is a testimony to the growth in demand for Tableau Professionals.

2.  Rewarding Tableau Careers

Not only there is a great demand for Tableau experts, but there are also huge rewards on offer as well. As of May 6, 2019, the average annual pay for a Tableau Developer is $108,697 a year. The average salaries too, are on an upward trend with the recent average salaries going up to as high as $158,000.

Tableau Average Salary - Tableau Careers - Edureka
Tableau salary trends in India as well as the US are on a sharp rise and are pitted to increase even more in the near future.

3. Top Companies offering lucrative Tableau Careers 

A quick scan through the current job openings reveals that quite a few top companies are looking for Tableau talent. Some of these companies include Facebook, Dell, Applied Systems, Booz Allen Hamilton,  NetJets, University of California, Groupon, General Motors, Sony Electronics, Sunguard, Bank of America, KPMG, Verizon among others. So if you aspire to work for the big names in the industry, a career in Tableau is the way towards it.

Tableau Companies - Tableau Careers - Edureka

4. Variety of Job Roles on Offer

The best thing about Tableau careers is that you have a variety of job roles to choose from and at various levels in your career. Following are some of the hottest job titles for Tableau professionals.

  • Tableau Consultant
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Business Intelligence Manager

5. The Future of Tableau Careers

Tableau has been named as a “Leader” in the data visualization and business intelligence market 7 times in a row by Gartner Research and has gracefully descended to the second position as of February 2019. It is by far the market leader with respect to its competitors if we compare its “Ability to execute”. Tableau is also a strong contender if you consider the “Completeness of Vision”. It just goes to show that the future of Tableau is very bright and secure.

Gartner's Magic Quadrant - Tableau Careers - Edureka

So what are you waiting for? Many Business Intelligence professionals have already realized this trend and have been busy mastering Tableau to up-skill themselves. Don’t fall behind; learn Tableau to get on the data visualization bandwagon now! 

Edureka’s Tableau 10 Certification training is aligned with the Tableau Qualified Associate Level Examination. It is specially curated to help analytics and data professionals create insightful visuals, dashboards, perform scripting, and create Network Diagrams on Tableau to present the data in a much better and insightful manner. The live and interactive course is co-created by industry practitioners and covers critical aspects of data visualization with Tableau such as conditional formatting, scripting, linking charts, dashboard integration and Tableau integration with R.

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