Data science is still one of the most popular job sectors at the moment and it is replete with opportunity.
Last month, a report showed a 57pc increase in data science roles across the globe in just one year.
While the data science sphere is growing at an exponential rate, many people are still left scratching their heads wondering what exactly a data scientist does or how they can become one. For a start, the vast majority of data scientists hold a master’s degree, with many also having a PhD. Data science is a multidisciplinary field that revolves around reading and processing data, pulling knowledge from that data, and being able analyse and explain the information in a comprehensive way.