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Research & Analytics 2021

This benchmark includes responses from those that work in research and analytics, often having role titles such as Analytics, Data Science and Research.

  • ~1.4m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~650

    Organizations

These insights represent ~1.4m questions answered from ~650 organizations, ranging in size from 0 to 1,700 people, in the last 12 months.

The data meet our criteria as being robust and reliable; unlikely to substantially change over time; and representative of the wider industry. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Internet

    13%

  • Computer Software

    13%

  • Information Technology and Services

    8%

  • Financial Services

    8%

  • Biotechnology

    4%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    3%

  • Hospital & Health Care

    3%

  • Insurance

    2%

  • Nonprofit Organization Management

    2%

Region breakdown

  • North America

    58%

  • Europe

    17%

  • Oceania

    12%

  • South America

    6%

  • MEA

    4%

  • Asia

    4%

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

71% of Research and Analytics employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 8% compared with other job functions.


Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

85%

1% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

86%

1% below global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere

67%

4% below global average

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

63%

4% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

54%

5% below global average

The highest scoring question for Research & Analytics had 92% of people agreeing that they understand how their work contributes to [company]'s mission (-1% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in Research & Analytics were generally least favourable about Action, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 14% of people disagreeing (-2% below average).

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Research and Analytics organizations.

1

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

69% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Leadership

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in Research and Analytics organizations.

1

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

69% favorable

Leadership
2

I have confidence in the leaders at [Company]

78% favorable

Leadership
3

The leaders at [Company] demonstrate that people are important to the company's success

78% favorable

Leadership
4

I feel like I belong at [Company]

80% favorable

Belonging
5

I believe action will take place as a result of this survey

61% favorable

Action

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 19% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+1% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 11% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+1% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

1

I believe there are good career opportunities for me at [Company]

64% favorable

Learning & Development
2

I believe action will take place as a result of this survey

61% favorable

Action
3

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

69% favorable

Leadership

How does Research and Analytics compare?

Individuals in Research & Analytics tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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