According to a story from the USA Today, “Data [S]cientist is one of the hardest job vacancy categories to fill as recruiters struggle in general to find talent in information technology and health care, according to a new report from job search site CareerCast.com. … Data scientists use statistics, database and machine learning software to interpret data for company strategies or actions.”
Source and to read the full article: Yu, R. (2017, Febrauary 7). Fastest-growing jobs among toughest to fill. The Commercial Appeal, 176(38), p. 8A.