Simply Statistics A statistics blog by Rafa Irizarry, Roger Peng, and Jeff Leek

Data Science = Hot Career Choice

Not only are data analytics companies getting scooped up left and right, “data science” is blowing up as a career. Data science is sort of an amorphous term, like any hot topic (e.g., cloud computing). Regardless, people who can crunch numbers and find patterns are in high-demand, and I’m not the only one saying so.

Don’t believe the hype? Search for “data” on the career site of Amazon, Google, Facebook, Groupon, Livingsocial, Square, ….