2020 Data Science & Analytics Q&A with Linda Burtch: Growth Areas, Startup Shakeout, Data Translators, and More

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Earlier this year, Burtch Works’ Managing Director and expert in quantitative recruiting, Linda Burtch, released her annual predictions for the data science & analytics hiring market. Each year she has also hosted an accompanying webinar to delve deeper into the trends she highlights (you can watch the recording here) with a live Q&A at the… Read more »

2020 Data Science & Analytics Hiring Survey Results

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This post is contributed by Linda Burtch, Burtch Works’ Managing Director and quantitative recruiting expert. While the data science and analytics hiring market has remained very active from our position as recruiters, we wanted to survey hiring authorities and see if we could put some numbers to this year’s hiring demand. Data Science & Analytics… Read more »

Data Science Recruiter Q&A Excerpt: Resumes, Bootcamps, and Learning New Tools

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Burtch Works recently hosted our first “Ask Me Anything” career planning webinar for data scientists and analytics professionals, where registrants could submit their top questions for our recruiting team to address. Flora Jiang, Karla Ahern, and Brian Shepherd all shared great insights, so we thought we’d post a few excerpts from their answers so that… Read more »

Predictions for the 2020 Data Science & Analytics Market

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting Another year – another set of predictions! Last year there were a few notable trends from my 2019 predictions that we touched on throughout the year, including Python overtaking R and SAS in our annual tools survey and an increasing focus… Read more »

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 »