2.7 Million New Data & Analytics Job Openings Every Year by 2020

IBM projects that by 2020 the number of annual job openings for all data savvy professionals in the United States will increase by 364,000 openings to 2,720,000.

  • Annual demand for data-driven decision makers, which comprise one-third of the data savvy professional job market, is projected to increase by 110,000 openings by 2020.
  • Annual demand for the fast growing new roles of data scientist, data developers, and data engineer will reach nearly 700,000 openings by 2020.
Note: Data Science & Analytics is short-handed as DSA in the above table.

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