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 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 »