According to this month’s LinkedIn U.S. “Emerging Jobs Report,” data scientists had the third largest annual growth, with 37%, and have been at the top of the report for the last three years. That puts data scientists — and data science skills — in high demand.
The skills required for data scientist jobs include machine learning, Python, R and Apache Spark, according to the LinkedIn report. But once those fundamentals are in place, what does a data scientist do next to prepare for the future of their career? Experts recommend these primary skills for data scientists.