Flash Survey Results: Are Firms Providing Data Literacy Resources?

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In addition to other responsibilities, one of the primary objectives of data science and analytics teams is to operationalize data science and analytics. Resistance from business unit stakeholders can present challenges to this goal, but some companies work to decrease this friction by bringing up the level of data literacy throughout the organization. The goal,… Read more »

2019 Survey Results: The Data Translator Role in Data Science & Analytics

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Over the past few years, the fields of data science and analytics have grown substantially. More and more companies and industries have hired quantitative professionals to harness their data for competitive insights. As data science and analytics roles continue to proliferate, we’ve heard about the emergence of a new type of position: the data translator… Read more »

Hotspots, Remote Work, and Relocation Options in Data Science and Analytics

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This blog is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Brian Shepherd, and Karla Ahern, who are part of Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting team. It’s no secret that analytics-related fields have grown immensely over the past few years. More and more companies are hiring data scientists and analytics professionals each day, causing the demand for… Read more »

2019 Burtch Works Study: Data Science & Analytics Salary Report Highlights

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Burtch Works recently released our annual comprehensive salary study focusing on two increasingly popular areas of the quantitative market: Predictive Analytics and Data Science. While this is our sixth annual study, this is the first time we have combined the two fields into a single report, with the intent of comparing the two groups. The… Read more »

7 Observations on the Analytics Market from a Data Science Recruiter

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Although many of the recruiters have decades of experience in analytics recruiting, with the increasing popularity of data science and analytics (and the ever-evolving talent landscape) we’re always adding new members to our team. Stefan Vallentine joined our team a little over a year ago, and with his background of three years including actuarial recruiting,… Read more »

2019 Data Science & Analytics Market Trends: What You Need to Know

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released 2019 Data Science & Predictive Analytics Salary Report. Download the full report to learn more about the latest salaries and hiring trends. With the distinction between data scientists and professionals in analytics roles growing fuzzier by the day, this year, for the first time, we’ve combined our separate… Read more »

2019 Update: Analytics Salary Increases When Changing Jobs

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting   After we wrapped up our analysis on salary negotiation in analytics, we thought we’d take a look at another topic of interest: how much salaries typically increase when changing jobs. Our main finding was that nearly two-thirds of the sample… Read more »

2019 Survey Results: Salary Negotiation in Data Science & Analytics

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting Salary negotiation is always a hot topic (our salary negotiation tips piece is one of our most popular posts), especially in fields like data science and analytics where the demand for talent is so high. To provide some numbers to illustrate… Read more »

Who Should the Chief Analytics Officer Report To?

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This blog is contributed by Jennifer Schmidt | Founder of J. Schmidt Consulting | 10+ years’ experience in HR and expert panelist for the International Institute for Analytics (IIA)   Does it Matter Who the Chief Analytics Officer Reports To? There are many options for where to have your analytics leader report.  Similar to a… Read more »