3. Software Testing is already data-driven.
Be it something as deep as control flow or data flow testing or testing a simple sign-up form, QA professionals test software systems with different sets of data and therefore already know how to use data the best possible way.
4. Rise of Data Science: the new oil of the economy
The rise of Data Science cannot be ignored with more and more companies investing heavily in this space. The role of the testers will also change accordingly.
5. Demand for Data savvy professionals is pushing the salaries higher
Fortune magazine calls Data Scientist ¨the nerdy-cool job that companies are scrambling to fill¨. IBM Predicts that demand for data savvy professionals will Soar 28% by 2020. The report also says that Data Science jobs remain open an average of 45 days, five days longer than the market average which is disrupting the job market. And it is simple economics that the monetary value for the skill is directly proportional to the scarcity of talent.
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