In-Demand Data Science Careers

Here are some of the leading data science careers that you can break into:

  • Business Intelligence Analysts
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architect
  • Data Engineers
  • Data Modellers
  • Data Scientists
  • Data Warehouse Architects
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Machine Learning Scientists
  • Research Analysts

Huge Demand of Jobs in Computational Data Science Globally

  • Linkedin reported that data scientists are the promising job in America for 20191.
  • IBM predicts demand for data scientists will soar 28% by 2020; 59% of demand is in Finance and Insurance, Professional Services, and IT, while 39% of positions require Master or Ph.D degrees in the related fields2.
  • Gartner says that the strongest demand for data science talents comes from non-IT departments3.
  • The salaries and jobs of data scientists remain stable even in the face of Covid-194.

The Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) was commissioned by HK Government to build Data Technology Hub in Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, with the vision to evolve Hong Kong into a data economy and drive industrial upgrades8. Also, the Hong Kong Government has set up AIR@InnoHK, which will focus on the development of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics technologies, covering big data analytics, machine learning, cognitive systems, and intelligent agents9. Big data analysts are one of the top-five most demanding jobs in Hong Kong, according to a press in January 202010.