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 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 »

10 Reasons for Data Scientists and Analytics Pros to Consider a Job Change

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This post is contributed by Stefan Vallentine, Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting expert. While our recent hiring market research found that data scientists and analytics professionals change jobs about every 2.6 years, this often begs another question: when should you start looking for a new job? The answer often depends on many factors,… Read more »

How Long Do Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Stay at Their Jobs?

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting While the results of our recent quantitative hiring flash survey showed many teams are looking to hire data scientists and analytics professionals, we’re always curious to look at other measures of market activity! While employers may look to these numbers to… Read more »

Breaking Into Analytics & Data Science: Skills/Tools to Learn & How to Transition

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science & analytics recruiting team No doubt about it – data science and analytics jobs are hot these days! As recruiters that focus on positions in these fields, we’ve noticed an increase in the number of professionals looking to transition from other fields into more quantitative roles,… Read more »

How to Write Job Descriptions for Senior-Level Data Science & Analytics Positions

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This post is contributed by Linda Burtch, Burtch Works’ Managing Director with 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting As our latest hiring market research shows, 82% of data science and analytics teams are hiring this year, and many of them are not just backfilling due to attrition – they’re adding to headcount. Although the recent… Read more »

Data Science Upskilling, Improving Data Literacy, and Python’s Rise – Metis Interview

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As anyone tangentially involved in the data science and analytics fields is likely aware, there remains a large skills gap between the demand for data talent and professionals who can fill these roles. In addition, for an organization to become data driven and for their data teams to be most effective, there is also a… Read more »

7 Tips for Negotiating Your Data Scientist Salary

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This blog is contributed by Sandy Marmitt and Brian Shepherd, Burtch Works’ experts in data science and analytics recruiting. So this is it! You’ve made it through rounds of interviews, successfully navigated your post-interview follow-up, and, after carefully evaluating your job offer, decided you want to accept a new data science or analytics role. Or,… Read more »