This post is the second in a two-part series in which I’m looking to answer the question: which technical skills are most in-demand among data scientists? This question pops up regularly on just about any website catering to data scientists, and it’s an understandable one. The field itself is very new – by most standards, a 21st century profession – and its parameters are still unclear. Additionally, its tools and techniques are evolving as rapidly as computing technology evolves, creating a discipline for which the required skills are in flux.
In the previous post, I collected data to answer this question by scraping job postings off the job board indeed.com. In this post, I use text analysis to analyze these job descriptions and highlight the skills that are most frequently mentioned.Read More