What are the skills required for data science?

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I'm planning on starting my career in data science and i would like to know what are the skills and knowledge that are required. Thank you..
Oct 29, 2018 in Data Analytics by Ali
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These are key skills that you should be having:

  • R Programming
  • Education: master's degree or certified course
  • Technical Skills: Computer Science
  • Python Coding
  • Hadoop Platform 
  • SQL Database/Coding
  • Data Visualization
answered Oct 29, 2018 by Maverick
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Data Science is a platform for analyzing and visualizing Data which needs some skills . It required different skills together to complete the work effectively . It is very necessary to have proper knowledge and skills so that the Data could be analysed in a proper manner . You can gain all the skills and knowledge required for Data Science either by pursuing some online courses or by joining a Data Science Training Courses. Some of the skills might be new for the fresher but maximum of the skills needed for Data Science are pre-studied , the only thing which we should learn is how to implement it on Data Science.

Here are some of the skills needed for Data Science :

  • Proper Concept of Statistics .
  • Probability
  • Mathematics knowledge like Linear algebra, Calculus.
  • Should have good skills on programming language like java , Python , SQL ETC.
  • Data Visualization and identification techniques.
  • Data Analytic Skills.

But let me clear you one thing that you don't really required any degree for learning or becoming a Data Scientist . If you have the skills then you can make the best of it as there are no such specific degree required for Data Scientist.

answered Apr 4 by MrBoot
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