It is important to understand these types and to know what type is appropriate for your coursework prior to searching for information. Primary sources are original materials on which other research is based, including: Secondary sources are those that describe or analyze primary sources, including:
Job Advertisements One of the best ways to measure the popularity or market share of software for data science is to count the number of job advertisements for each. Job advertisements are rich in information and are backed by money so they are perhaps the best measure of how popular each software is now.
Plots of job trends give us a good idea of what is likely to become more popular in the future. Searching for jobs using Indeed. Some software is used only for data science e. SPSS, Apache Spark while others are used in data science jobs and more broadly in report-writing jobs e.
C, Java are heavily used in data science jobs, but the vast majority of jobs that use them have nothing to do with data science. To level the playing field I developed a protocol to focus the search for each software within only jobs for data scientists.
The details of this protocol are described in a separate article, How to Search for Data Science Jobs. All of the graphs in this section use those procedures to make the required queries.
I collected the job counts discussed in this section on February 24, One might think that a sample of on a single day might not be very stable, but the large number of job sources makes the counts in Indeed. The last time I collected this data was February 20,and those that were collected using the same protocol the general purpose languages yielded quite similar results.
This is the first time this report has shown more jobs for R than SAS, but keep in mind these are jobs specific to data science. Next comes Apache Spark, which was too new to be included in the report. It has come a long way in an incredibly short time.
Tableau follows, with around 5, jobs. The report excluded Tableau due to its jobs being dominated by report writing.
Including report writing will quadruple the number of jobs for Tableau expertise to just over 2o,ooo. After those, we see a slow decline from Teradata on down. Much of the software had fewer than job listings. When displayed on the same graph as the industry leaders, their job counts appear to be zero; therefore I have plotted them separately in Figure 1b.
Alteryx comes out the leader of this group with jobs. Microsoft was a difficult search since it appears in data science ads that mention other Microsoft products such as Windows or SQL Server. To eliminate such over-counting, I treated Microsoft different from the rest by including product names such as Azure Machine Learning and Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit.
Next comes the fascinating new high-performance language Julia. Apache Flink is also in this grouping, which all have around jobs.
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Scholarly and Popular Materials. When conducting research it is important to distinguish between journal articles and magazine articles.
Journal articles are typically referred to as "scholarly," while magazine articles are usually considered "popular". Thousands of high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances.
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Most disciplines require researchers to use mainly primary and scholarly resources.