What Are the Most-Wanted Data Science Skills for 2016?

News What Are the Most-Wanted Data Science Skills for 2016? By David Ramel 01/08/2016 Data science crowdsourcing specialist CrowdFlower Inc. set out to determine exactly what skills are most in demand by employers seeking to hire data scientists. In today’s Big Data-crazy world, data scientists might be the most-coveted workers in the IT industry, pretty much able to write their own ticket and work wherever they want in the midst of an ongoing skills shortage. Nevertheless, certain skills make potential candidates even more desirable to employers willing to shell out big bucks for the best talent. To find the most-wanted data science skills, CrowdFlower analyzed job postings on the business-oriented social media site, LinkedIn. “The answer to our question, then, is get your SQL on,” said CrowdFlower’s Justin Tenuto in…


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