In 2017 IBM predicted 2.7 million data and analytics job openings by 2020

The Quant Crunch, How the Demand For Data Science Skills is Disrupting the Job Market, 2017

  • Apply the programming technologies involved in data analysis and visualization.
  • Understand the strategic and operational value of using data.
  • Leverage data analysis to improve the decision-making process.
  • Identify data sources, create analytical data sets, and clearly communicate results of analyses.
  • Perform statistical analyses to test the validity of data analysis and decisions.
  • Integrate ethical considerations into the data analysis and decision-making processes.