Data scientists are a hot commodity, sitting at no. 1 on Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in America list for 2016, 2017, and 2018. Demand for these professionals has also boomed: Job postings for data scientists on Indeed.com rose 75% from January 2015 to January 2018.
Data science is a multifaceted profession involving computer programming, data visualization, artificial intelligence (AI), mathematics, database administration, and business intelligence—to name a few skillsets. The main value for data scientists in business lies in their ability to interpret data. “Nearly every company now has the ability to collect data, and the amount of data is growing larger and larger,” explained TechRepublic’s Alison DeNisco Rayome.
Author: Macy Bayern