2021 Salary Increases for Data Scientists & Data Engineers When Changing Jobs

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2021 has been an unprecedented year for the job market, and that was especially true for the Data Science and Data Engineering community. Many clients and job-seekers have been asking us for data around the salary increases candidates are getting when they change jobs in an effort to be competitive in attracting talent. Certainly, the… Read more »

As Data Teams Continue to Expand, Roles for Data Scientists & Data Engineers are Blending

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting team With hiring on data science & data engineering teams continuing strong throughout 2021, our team has noticed several types of roles that are blending the two fields. We’ve written before about how we typically identify data scientists and data engineers, but wanted to share… Read more »

Is a Remote Data Scientist Role the Right Choice for You? Benefits vs. Challenges of WFH

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This blog is contributed by our data science & analytics recruiting team If the numerous opinion pieces and studies in the media over the past year are any indication, working from home has become an area of intense scrutiny, study, and speculation. Among our network of data scientists, data engineers, and their employers, this is… Read more »

Survey Results: What Keeps Data Scientists & Data Engineers Happy at Their Jobs?

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This blog is contributed by our data science & data engineering recruiting teams. The conversation around work as we know it is changing in 2021, and as more data scientists, analytics professionals, and data engineers evaluate their career options, we were interested to know: what convinces someone to stay in a particular role instead of… Read more »

Why Are So Many Data Scientists & Data Engineers Leaving Their Jobs?

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It’s not hard to see that the data science & analytics market is extremely hot right now, but now we also have the data to prove it!  Our hiring surveys this year showed many teams are hiring, and, in addition to this data, we’ve been having countless conversations with hiring managers and HR leaders centered… Read more »

Leading Indicators Predict Data Science & Analytics Salary Increases in 2021

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This blog is an adapted excerpt from our new 2021 Data Science & Analytics Salary Report, which includes 50+ pages of data and insights on compensation, demographic trends, and other research on hiring trends, WFH, and much more! You can download the full report for free here. We approached this year’s salary data (gathered from May… Read more »

Survey Results: 2021 Data Science, Analytics, Data Engineering Hiring in Q3/Q4

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This post is contributed by the Burtch Works Data Science and Data Engineering recruiting teams.  Our hiring survey results from February 2021 showed that 73% of data science and analytics teams were planning to hire during Q1 or Q2 of 2021. So how are plans shaping up for the second half of the year? Hiring… Read more »

12 Key Data Scientist Skills in 2021

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What skills and tools are the most in-demand for data scientist positions? We wanted to refresh this important topic since the industry has evolved significantly over the past several years! Every company will have their own priorities when it comes to different skills, and this includes technical, industry knowledge, education, and intangible skills (like professional… Read more »