Updated 2020—icrunchdata is proud to publish and host the latest data job board index in the field of all data-related careers. Here you can find the latest labor information and future trends for high growth categories of employment in the United States. This data jobs report is taken from a sampling of the best data job sites, our proprietary data from data job boards and is compiled by our research team. This compiled research is focused around a particular skill-set, so it's inherently quite targeted yet easily digestible at a glance. We'll be adding more information to this report, so stay tuned. Learn more about our IT job board platform.
Data is at its essence a set a values and variables that are used in a qualitative or quantitative way which once collected can be analyzed and interpreted. The applications are almost endless, and the field of data has fueled one of the most hyper-growth niches in employment history. Data is one of the most pervasive aspects of modern business and culture. It’s used in manufacturing, retail, geography, transportation, sustainability, healthcare, culture, science, finance, energy, education, government, telecommunication, entertainment, government, agriculture and technology sectors just to name a few. In fact, it would be hard to find an industry that is not leveraging the benefits of data. This presents many benefits and challenges to many organizations, including how best to mine and analyze data sets to provide the insights needed to make smart business decisions. Data storage, data security, data mining, data analysis, predictive insights, business intelligence and even artificial intelligence are all dependent on data and data collection.
The field of data is rapidly increasing its penetration into our personal and professional lives, and there’s no going back on this progression. It’s created many new opportunities but also raises many challenges and concerns especially around the topic of privacy and security. Online and offline we have data collected about us as consumers in our personal lives. However, as we grow as a culture we’ll need to embrace the risks to enjoy the rewards of data science, data analytics and all things data. It’s created staggering opportunity for organizations in particular, as well as the professionals who pursue this career direction to secure employment. In particular one of the industries to greatly benefit can be seen in the healthcare industry, whereas data can be used to help diagnose illness, treat and even cure disease. The energy industry is becoming more efficient by leveraging the power of data, and our financial systems are getting stronger because of data. These are just a few examples of how the field of data impacts our lives. Now and in the near future almost every device we use in our daily lives will be not only connected to one another, but collecting data during its use. This is what is we now commonly referred to as the internet-of-things or IoT. More information on IoT jobs can be found here. Now let's take a look at some career considerations for data jobs and employment in the field.
Employment in the field of data is staggering and data jobs are literally growing at an exponential rate in every organization. Almost every university has a computer science or data specific program these days, and it highly recommended for the aspiring professional to pursue degrees in the field. Aligning yourself with good resources for information and networking is recommended to secure the best data jobs. Here at icrunchdata we provide many opportunities to stay informed. Our job alert program is an excellent way to receive the latest data jobs, as well as traditional search. Networking on social platforms is also highly recommended; as well as attending the many events each year to build knowledge about latest best practices and form relationships in the field of data. All technical (and even non-technical) employment will involve an understanding and even an expertise about data. Keep a keen eye on the industry segments, and also the trending positions in data jobs, as well as the skill-sets needed. Many software companies provide training and certification on their products, and many employers will seek specific software expertise such as SAS, Microsoft and IBM just to name a few. And certain programming languages such as Python, R or Julia. You can also find many data jobs here on icrunchdata by searching for popular titles listed below or customizing your job search. And be sure to check out our pro tips for job seekers.
1. Data Scientist
2. Data Analyst
3. Data Architect
4. Data Engineer
5. Data Developer
To bring our audience and the general community additional value, icrunchdata has started to release summary reports, trends, and relevant analysis related to jobs in the field including the data scientist salary report and the data science jobs index report.
1. Analytics Job Board Index
2. Artificial Intelligence Job Board Index
3. Big Data Job Board Index
4. Cybersecurity Job Board Index
5. Data Analyst Job Board Index
6. Data Science Job Board Index
7. Hadoop Job Board Index
8. Internet of Things - IoT Job Board Index
9. IT Job Board Index
10. Machine Learning Job Board Index
11. SAS Job Board Index
12. Statistics Job Board Index