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Data Science Jobs Report Q1 2016

Hello data scientists! We're working hard to bring you the latest information, research and statistics on data science jobs. Here's a quarterly update on the state of the industry powered by icrunchdata. Segments reviewed this quarter are:

Data Scientist Salary Estimates

18% = Up to $75,0000 USD
28% = $76,000 to $100,000 USD
20% = $101,000 to $115,000 USD
14% = $116,000 to $130,000 USD
20% = $131,000 or greater USD

Top 10 Cities for Data Science Jobs

1. San Francisco, CA
2. New York, NY
3. Chicago, IL
4. Boston, MA
5. Seattle, WA
6. Redmond, WA
7. Washington, DC
8. Mountain View, CA
9. San Jose, CA
10. Austin, TX

Top 10 Data Science Jobs by Title

1. Data Scientist
2. Data Science Lead Engineer
3. Data Science Developer
4. Data Analyst
5. Data Engineer
6. Data Science Associate
7. Data Scientist - Machine Learning
8. Chief Data Science Officer
9. Vice President of Data Analytics
10. Data Team Leader

Top 10 Skills for Data Scientists

1. Data Analysis
2. Statistical Analysis
3. Computer Science
4. Mathematics
5. SQL (Structured Query Language)
6. Machine Learning
7. Hadoop
8. Algorithms
9. Python Programming/Scripting Language
10. Big Data

Job Type Breakdown

Permanent (includes full and part-time) = 91%
Contingent (includes contract, internship, and temp) = 9%

Popular Related Categories

1. Analytics Jobs Index
2. Artificial Intelligence Jobs Index
3. Big Data Jobs Index
4. Cybersecurity Jobs Index
5. Data Analyst Jobs Index
6. Data Jobs Index
7. Data Science Jobs Index
8. Hadoop Jobs Index
9. Internet of Things - IoT Jobs Index
10. IT Jobs Index
11. Machine Learning Jobs Index
12. SAS Jobs Index
13. Statistics Jobs Index

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Article written by Ron Emery
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