Explaining Data Science –
It builds on techniques and theories
from many fields, including
Pattern recognition and learning
Visualization & Data
Why it is the Sexiest Job
of 21st Century
A “Data scientist” is a business expert.
A “Data scientist” is a statistics expert.
A “Data scientist” is a programming
A “Data scientist” is a database
A “Data scientist” is a visualization and
As Peter Sondergaard, global head
of research at Gartner, said in a
The most valued data scientists of
tomorrow will be able not only to
derive insights from existing data
sets, but also to tell the
“Dark data is the data being
collected, but going unused
despite its value. Leading
organizations of the future
will be distinguished by the
quality of their predictive
algorithms. This is the CIO
challenge, and opportunity.”
This article cited that there is very little difference in result between 2013 and 2015, except that there appears for be more growth of hiring in smaller companies.
But these companies corroborate the previous graph; platform and software developers, as well as service/consulting companies are the largest employers of this skills set.