Analytics & Data Science Interview Tips: Phone and In-Person

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This post is contributed by Katie Ferguson and Flora Jiang, Burtch Works’ early career recruiting experts. As a follow-up to our popular post on resume tips for analytics professionals, for our next post we thought it might be helpful to cover some advice on both phone and in-person interviews. Whether you’re finishing up your quantitative degree program or… Read more »

Beyond the Unicorn: 4 Developing Data Scientist Career Paths

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This post is contributed by Naomi Keller and Caroline Evans, Burtch Works’ data science and data engineering recruiting specialists. Five years ago the data science hiring market was awash with unicorn headlines, but, as we reported earlier this year, we’re noticing a distinct trend towards specialists instead of generalists. And while many data scientists are still… Read more »

How Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Can Manage Multiple Job Offers

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This post is contributed by Sandy Marmitt, Burtch Works’ analytics recruiting specialist. The job market for data scientists and analytics professionals continues to be strong, but a common situation I’ve seen is that quantitative professionals may be fielding several job offers at the same time. As the market becomes more saturated and demand continues to increase,… Read more »

2018 SAS, R, or Python Survey Results: Which do Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Prefer?

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Learn more about some of the other SAS vs. R vs. Python trends we’ve observed over the past five years in our 14-minute video on our extended analysis! For the past five years we’ve been surveying our network of data scientists and analytics professionals to determine which tool they prefer to use – SAS, R,… Read more »

2018 Data Scientist Salary Report Highlights

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This post is a summary of our annual update to our data scientist salary report series, which includes analysis of the complete compensation and demographic information of 399 data scientists. The new set of data for The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists May 2018 was collected by our recruiters during the 12 months… Read more »

2018 Machine Learning Flash Survey Results

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Machine learning buzz has seemingly taken the world by storm – but which groups are most likely to use these techniques, and how does usage vary by industry? As machine learning techniques have become much more ubiquitous in the data science and analytics community over the past few years, we decided it was high time… Read more »

3 Predictions for the Future of Data Science

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2018, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full report for free to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and more, plus our insights on how these trends will shape the… Read more »

3 Data Science Salary Trends to Watch in 2018

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This post is an excerpt from our newly-released report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists 2018, which examines updated compensation and demographic data for data scientists. Download the full report for free to see how data science salaries vary by experience level, region, industry, and more, plus our insights on how these trends will shape… Read more »

2018 Data Science & Analytics Hiring Survey Results

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting After taking a look at Attrition and Tenure of data scientists and predictive analytics professionals over the past year, we decided to survey hiring managers to see if the shifts among professionals were reflected in employers’ hiring intentions for the beginning… Read more »