Opinion

What’s different and the same?

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Data Scientist
  3. Data Analyst
  4. Similarities and Differences
  5. Summary
  6. References

Introduction

Data scientists and data analysts share a lot of the same job duties, while also having some pretty big differences in their day-to-day work. Of course, a company could call someone a data scientist and they mainly perform data analyst work, and the same can be said for the other way around, while less common most likely, but it still very much exists. A very popular tech company, for example, has a data scientist description that describes or requires no machine learning algorithm experience. This example is important because it…


What are differences between these two popular tech/data roles?

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Data Analyst
  3. Business Analyst
  4. Summary
  5. References

Introduction

Note:

This article is the fifth, a part of a continuing series on reported salaries between popular data/tech roles. I will link the other four at the end of this article.

Like I have said for the previous articles in this series, this article aims not to compare roles as if one deserves more money or not, but is instead a guide allowing professionals in these two fields to assess against their current or expected salary. Keep in mind that these salary values are more general and no one website can be enough…


… according to Indeed, do you agree?

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Cloud Computing
  3. Machine Learning
  4. Query Languages
  5. Python Coding
  6. Data Wrangling
  7. Summary
  8. References

Introduction

This article is intended for those who are looking to become a data scientist or are generally interested in what the most marketable skills are to have as a data scientist. This information was gathered by [2] as 12 marketable skills for data scientists, and I have picked five of those 12 that I find particularly important. The job of a data scientist can require a variety of skills ranging from spreadsheets to public speaking to DevOps. With that being said, there are still some key…


… according to Indeed, do you agree?

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. SQL
  3. Spreadsheets
  4. Critical Thinking
  5. Statistical Programming Languages
  6. Data Visualization
  7. Summary
  8. References

Introduction

Data analysts can expect to be able to perform several different functions, ranging from quick tasks in an hour, to tasks spanned out over a month. With that being said, there are also skills that vary in technicality, as well as some soft skills, like communication, and all of these skills are incredibly important. In this article, I will discuss my opinion of these top five data analyst skills defined by [2], in addition to some other skills that I found particularly interesting. As a note, this…


Opinion

Top ways for working as a professional in these popular tech roles

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Data Scientist
  3. Data Analyst
  4. Summary
  5. References

Introduction

As someone who has worked in both professions, I have learned some best practices, processes, or tricks that have helped me to perform my job better. Working as a data scientist and data analyst have some similarities, as well as clear differences, which can relate to best practices too. In this article, I will be highlighting three best practices examples for each position. …


Here’s how.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Title
  3. Tags, Consistency, and SEO
  4. Summary
  5. References

Introduction

The reason for this article is to not only inspire others to write articles, but to also serve as a guide that could hopefully increase your viewership once you do start writing articles. I started writing on this platform last year after being inspired by a YouTuber, Shelby Church, and therefore, I hope I can do the same for you. She is not a data science writer, but I figured since my profession and passion is data science, I could write on this topic specifically. In the past year, I have learned…


What are differences between these two popular tech/data roles?

Photo by on [1].

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Data Scientist
  3. Business Analyst
  4. Summary
  5. References

Introduction

Note:

This article is the fourth, a part of a continuing series on reported salaries between popular data/tech roles. I will link the other three at the end of this article.

Like I have said for the previous articles in this series, this article aims not to compare roles as if one deserves more money or not, but is instead a guide allowing professionals in these two fields to assess against their current salary. However cliche, it is still important to remember these two things when asking for a higher salary: it does…


What are the differences between these two popular tech roles?

Photo by on [1].

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Data Scientist
  3. Data Engineer
  4. Summary
  5. References

Introduction

Note:

This article is the third, a part of a continuing series on reported salaries between popular data/tech roles. I will link the other two at the end of this article.

This article aims not to compare roles as if one deserves more money or not, but is instead a guide allowing professionals in these two fields to assess against their current salary. However cliche, it is still important to remember these two things when asking for a higher salary: it does not hurt to ask, and sometimes, you will not get what…


What are the differences between these two popular tech roles?

Photo by on [1].

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Data Scientist
  3. Data Analyst
  4. Summary
  5. References

Introduction

This article aims not to compare roles as if one deserves more money or not, but is instead a guide allowing professionals in these two fields to assess against their current salary. However cliche, it is still important to remember these two things when asking for a higher salary: it does not hurt to ask, and sometimes, you will not get what you do not ask for. Please keep in mind that these are more general statistics, as you could be specific as you want to be to see what your salary should…


What are the differences between these two popular tech roles?

Photo by on [1].

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Data Scientist
  3. Machine Learning Engineer
  4. Summary
  5. References

Introduction

This article aims not to compare roles as if one deserves more money or not, but is instead a guide allowing professionals in these two fields to assess against their current salary. However cliche, it is still important to remember these two things when asking for a higher salary: it does not hurt to ask, and sometimes, you will not get what you do not ask for. Please keep in mind that these are more general statistics, as you could be specific as you want to be to see what your salary…

Matt Przybyla

Sr. Data Scientist. Top Writer in Technology and Education. Towards Data Science. MS in Data Science. Subscribe here:

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