According to Harvard Business Review, a data scientist is the “sexiest job of the 21st century.” Find that hard to believe? Here are some statistics to back up the claim:
- The market for analytic software grew from $11 billion to $35 million between 2000-2012.
- There was a 15,000% increase in job postings for data scientists between summer 2011 and summer 2012, which spanned across all industries including retail, banking, healthcare and airlines.
- The average salary of a data scientist is over $100K.
- Experts predict that 1.5 million more data-literate managers will be needed by 2018.
So what does it take to be one of these sought-after scientists?
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Infographic Design: A
I love the large image of the girl with the information surrounding her and acknowledging the different parts of a data scientist. A creative way to showcase the information.
Infographic Information: A
The information has a humorous tone and while there is not a lot of “data” on the infographic, the accompanied text thoroughly explains the importance of the information.
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