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 »

2019 SAS, R, or Python Survey Update: Which Tool do Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Prefer?

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Each year for the past six years, we’ve asked data scientists and analytics professionals whether they prefer to use SAS, R, or Python and examined their responses to see how tool preferences vary by a variety of factors. What began as a “spirited” debate between SAS and R users in 2014 and 2015, became even more animated when… 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 »

2019 Marketing Research & Consumer Insights Hiring Survey Results

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. While our recent salary research found that research and insights salaries are increasing, and we’ve noticed other signs of a healthy and active hiring market, we wanted to further examine the state of the market in… Read more »

2018 Survey Results: What Trends are Marketing Researchers Excited About?

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. Over the past few years, we’ve reviewed marketing research and consumer insights hiring market trends as part of our annual salary report (you can read our 2017 and 2018 trend posts to learn more). Since we always… Read more »

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

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The results of our 2019 SAS, R, or Python survey have been released! Click here to see our latest 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, or Python. Our most popular annual flash survey… Read more »

Survey Results: What Motivates Analytics Pros & Data Scientists to Change Jobs?

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At Burtch Works, we like to run periodic “flash surveys” on our network of thousands of analytics professionals and data scientists, since it’s a great way to gauge changes in the market! After seeing a few surveys about why business professionals change jobs, we were curious to see what would motivate analytics and data science… 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 »

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 »