Job Profile: Data Scientist
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 by Faye Copp — No comments
Pathway: Data Analysis Pathway
Demand is high and a data scientist salary is competitive, which is why the role has been called ‘the most promising career’ by LinkedIn. As a data scientist, you will have wide knowledge and experience of data analysis and use of data to monitor performance, inform decision making and solve problems.
WHAT DOES A DATA SCIENTIST DO?
A Data Scientist analyses, processes, and models data, then interprets the results to create plans to improve an organisation. The role combines computer science, statistics, and mathematics, focussed on achievement of business outcomes.
HOW MUCH DOES A DATA SCIENTIST MAKE IN THE UK?
The average salary expectations are: £60,000 - £100,000.
WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DO I NEED TO BECOME A DATA SCIENTIST?
A degree in a relevant field - computer science or science-based is normally required - and you will be expected to have some knowledge of programming.
Soft skills required
Hard skills required
You'll typically need a degree in a computer science, mathematical or science-based subject to work as a data scientist, and/ or wide experience as a data analyst.
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