Report: 59% of employed data scientists learned skills on their own or via a MOOC

Data scientists are in high demand and short supply, but they may not need a degree in computer science to get a job, according to a new report from Kaggle.

The majority of employed data scientists gained their skills through self-learning or a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) rather than a traditional computer science degree, according to a survey from data scientist community Kaggle, which was acquired by Google Cloud earlier this year.

Author: Alison DeNisco Rayome


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