The 2015 O'Reilly Data Science Salary Survey provides insights that could significantly impact your career in data science. The video starts with a longitudinal look at what's common across the surveys O’Reilly’s done over the last three years, then moves through the latest results and the process for gathering and analyzing the data. The Survey’s research derives from data collected in 2015 through online surveys. It includes demographic information, time spent on various data-related tasks, and the use or non-use of 116 software tools. Data came from over 600 respondents working in a variety of industries, two-thirds of whom are based in the United States.
Roger Magoulas is the director of market research at O'Reilly Media. Magoulas runs a team that is building an open source analysis infrastructure. He provides analysis services, including technology trend analysis, to business decision-makers at O'Reilly and beyond. In previous incarnations, Magoulas designed and implemented data warehouse projects for organizations ranging from the San Francisco Opera to the Alberta Motor Club.