Big Data is having a huge impact on the economy, and in our latest research report we quantify how the demand for data science and analytics skills is reshaping the job market.

In The Quant Crunch, conducted for IBM and the Business-Higher Education Forum, we found the demand for data science and analytics skills is growing rapidly, And while demand for actual data scientists and data engineers is skyrocketing, the broader impact is on decision-making positions. That means data science is clearly a disruptive skill that produces hybrid jobs.

This infographic runs through the data on the size and scope of the data science job market, projected to hit 2.7 million openings by 2020. For full details, see our report. (You can also download the PDF version of the graphic).

Data Science by the Numbers: 2.3 million job postings demanded data science and analytics skills in 2015

Scott Bittle is Communications Director at Burning Glass Technologies.
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