Industry Research Analyst

London Full-time

  • Full-time London role
  • Research-focused, analytical environment
  • Fun and supportive team environment


Our Company

IBISWorld is more than just a market research firm in the heart of London. IBISWorld is a global company with business and industry research spanning thousands of global and domestic markets. And each of our offices in London, Frankfurt, Melbourne, Los Angeles and New York hosts talented people who work hard together to serve great companies everyday. Because of our people, we are now a global leader with a very loyal following of the world’s elite businesses. To keep up with demand, we are looking to add even more talented people to our team.

Since 1971 our mission has been to be the premier provider of high value-added information to the largest and most influential enterprises in the nations where we operate. We do this while maintaining a culture where people are passionate about their work and are surrounded by like-minded, intelligent achievers. Your mission is to find out how you can be a part of our future.

The Role

We are looking for entry-level industry research analysts to write reports on UK industries. The IBISWorld analyst team helps clients make better business decisions by supplying them with insightful and accurate industry-specific research, analysis and forecasting. This is a great opportunity to apply your economic knowledge and analytical skills while building a career with a fast growing organisation.


Role Responsibilities

  • Researching and updating high-quality industry reports on deadline and in accordance with in-house editorial standards.
  • Collecting and interpreting diverse data related to multiple industries.
  • Analysing macroeconomic, microeconomic and financial data to identify and clearly communicate key business trends.
  • Building basic spreadsheet models.
  • Making forecasts and projections based on existing industry data.


Key Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, business or a related field.
  • Experience in economic analysis and forecasting, market research or company/industry analysis. Familiarity with macroeconomic and industry-specific data sources and online research techniques. Solid understanding of microeconomic and financial terms and concepts.
  • Excellent business report writing skills – i.e. being insightful, objective, interesting and succinct.
  • Proven application of macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts in academic and/or business environments.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to use your strong work ethic and good time management skills to work autonomously to meet deadlines, while adhering to company editorial and analytical standards.
  • Commitment to accuracy of data in reporting and analysis. Ability to think logically and derive conclusions out of raw data. Confidence to stand behind analysis and assumptions in order to explain reports to senior management, clients and possibly the press.
  • Flexibility to effectively deal with unexpected assignments and changes to workload based on management priorities or client requests.
  • Openness to constructive criticism and copyediting by editorial and quality control staff members.
  • Strong interest in keeping up with economic news and current events.


You will be rewarded with a competitive salary between £22,000 and £25,000 (dependent on experience) as well as a great working environment. The ideal candidate will be available for an immediate start.


If you think you are well suited to this role please apply by submitting your resume and a short cover letter to Applicants who do not address the Key Selection Criteria in their cover letter will not be considered for the role. If you would like to know more about IBISWorld please visit our Careers Page.


IBISWorld is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All applicants must be authorised for employment in The United Kingdom and be available to work in the London office. Only successful applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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