5 Rising Trends Disrupting the 2018 Analytics Hiring Market

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This post is an excerpt from our upcoming 2018 Predictive Analytics Salary Report. Want to learn more about the latest salaries and hiring trends? Join us for our webinar on October 18th for first access to this year’s data!   With the proliferation of predictive analytics initiatives showing no signs of slowing, the continued public… Read more »

The Rise of Data Engineering: Common Skills and Tools

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This post is contributed by Caroline Evans, Burtch Works’ data engineering recruiting specialist. As data teams have increased in size, it’s now become more common to see data engineers working alongside data scientists and other analytics professionals. Whereas once it was expected that data scientists be responsible for every aspect of the data life cycle,… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

2018 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. Now that we’ve examined job change and tenure data for the marketing research and consumer insights talent pool in our Attrition & Tenure study, we decided to ask hiring managers about their personnel strategy for this first… Read more »

Marketing Researchers Becoming More Deliberate About Career Decisions

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This post is contributed by Karla Ahern and Kit Nordmark, Burtch Works’ marketing research and consumer insights recruiting specialists. As we pointed out in our 2018 trends post, there are several hiring market shifts that continue to impact the marketing research and consumer insights field. Among other things, some changes in team structure have affected the… Read more »

Analytics & Data Science Hiring Market Settling Down as Fewer Change Jobs

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Is the analytics and data science market starting to settle down? Our recent analysis of job change and tenure shows an interesting new development, which certainly suggests that things are leveling out a bit. Although there are still many openings for analytics and data science positions, the tremendous shortage appears to have slightly abated as… Read more »