The demand for data scientists has never been greater thereby offering lucrative career opportunities. Businesses now consider data scientists to be an integral part of their core team, helping them analyse consumer behaviour to develop profitable products and services. Industries with a high demand for data scientists include e-commerce, manufacturing, banking & finance, healthcare & logistics.

Data Science may be defined as a skill to extract insights from structured and unstructured data, using scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems, thus unifying statistics, data analysis, and machine learning to understand and analyse actual phenomena through data.