Analytics
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The Data Science Market: Where We Are

lburtch - May 20, 2016

2016 marks the third consecutive year that Burtch Works has published The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists, about the “elusive kingpins of the Big Data movement”.…

Analytics
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Why Analytics Professionals Are Destined for Leadership

lburtch - September 2, 2015

From the phenomenal increase in the number of calls that analytics professionals are getting from recruiters, to the fact that nearly every quantitative team is planning to hire this…

Compensation of Data Scientists: Insights from the Past Year
Analytics
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Analytics
1266 views

Compensation of Data Scientists: Insights from the Past Year

lburtch - July 24, 2015

We are pleased to present our update to the first-of-its-kind 2014 report, The Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists. This year, we compiled information on 371…

How Many Quantitative Teams Are Actually Hiring?
Analytics
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Analytics
1049 views

How Many Quantitative Teams Are Actually Hiring?

lburtch - May 29, 2015

We all know that the demand for quantitative professionals has been increasing as of late, but we wanted to know: how many data science and analytics teams…

More Than Just a Title: How to Identify a Data Scientist
Analytics
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Analytics
2147 views

More Than Just a Title: How to Identify a Data Scientist

lburtch - May 27, 2015

After our much-debated blog post, 4 Ways to Spot a Fake Data Scientist, many readers were curious to know what criteria Burtch Works uses to identify data…

Analytics
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The Market Is Hot, But How Many Quants Are Changing Jobs?

lburtch - February 5, 2015

As I stated a few weeks ago in my 2015 Predictions blog post: there has never been a better time to be a Quant looking for a…

The Must-Have Skills You Need to Become a Data Scientist
Big Data
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Big Data
1890 views

The Must-Have Skills You Need to Become a Data Scientist

lburtch - November 26, 2014

Over the past year, interest in data science has soared. Over the past year, interest in data science has soared. Nate Silver is a household name, companies…

3 Ways to Become a Data Scientist
Analytics
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Analytics
1674 views

3 Ways to Become a Data Scientist

lburtch - August 9, 2014

This piece is contributed by Irmak Sirer, a partner and data scientist at Datascope. Working with Metis, Irmak is an instructor for their Data Science Bootcamp program which will be starting on September…

Tell Your Kids to be Data Scientists, Not Doctors
Analytics
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Analytics
1372 views

Tell Your Kids to be Data Scientists, Not Doctors

lburtch - June 11, 2014

Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed by John Phillips at CNBC about our data scientist salary study. Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed…

Analytics
1019 views

Job Market Explodes for Quantitative Students

lburtch - May 22, 2014

With the market for quantitative candidates continuing to gain momentum, Burtch Works spoke with Jennifer Priestley, Professor of Statistics and Data Science at Kennesaw State University -…