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Do You Have What It Takes to Get a Software Engineer Job?

Every year, there are thousands of people who spend a lot of time and effort trying to get a software engineering job in North America. Companies such as Apple, Tesla, eBay, Google, or Amazon received thousands of applications for these positions, but only very few are chosen. Tier 1 tech companies are known for (and often inappropriately boast about) their <1% acceptance rates.

Data & Analytics Salaries, Amsterdam 2020

Recruiting for hundreds of roles in Data, Analytics and Machine Learning has given us a good grasp on salary benchmarks in Amsterdam. Now, drawing on years worth of our own data we’ve crunched the numbers to present Orange Quarter’s Data and Analytics Salary Review for Amsterdam.

Why learn Data Science in 2020?

Data Science. Big Data. Machine Learning. Artificial Intelligence. These are all powerful pairs of words. Let’s see with real studies, numbers, and images why you should consider learning about any of them.

Why learn Data Science or Machine Learning?

Data Science has been defined as ‘The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century’ by Harvard Business Review. Glassdoor, a world-known website for job seeking, ranked Data Science as the best job in America for 2019. Bloomberg regards Data Scientists as the new Superheroes.

After all what’s new in Data Science?

What is the scope of work and the role of the data scientist.

We are increasingly hearing about this “new” craft called Data Science and its professional, the Data Scientist. But in the end, what does a Data Scientist do? Will the individual really work in a white coat and goggles? To analyze this, we may first understand that it is science, what has changed in the last decade to legitimize this new concept and how this new area and profession compare with the rest of the new and old functions?

What on earth is data science?

If you poke around in the early history of the term data science, you see two themes coming together. Allow me to paraphrase for your amusement:

Big(ger) data means more tinkering with computers.
Statisticians can’t code their way out of a paper bag.

And thus, data science is born. The way I first heard the job defined is “A data scientist is a statistician who can code.” I’ll be full of opinions on that in a moment, but first, why don’t we examine data science itself?

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