The high salary prospects and the job prospects of a data scientist are the major attractions for the new entrants or the freshers.

A lot of graduates are looking forward to their career in the field of data Science just because it is one of the highly paid jobs or having a promising future. But they fail to understand the fact that love for coding, numbers, and algorithms is highly necessary for the ones who need to deal with the big data. It is not everybody’s cup of tea.

It is challenging and interesting at the same time.

If you are in love with the numbers and coding, then none can stop you from becoming a data scientist.

Just get equipped with all the necessary skill sets and knowledge base and you will get a job as a data scientist sooner.


Data is everywhere and the amount of data generation is going to increase at a rapid pace in the future too.

Therefore, the demand of the ones who are specialized and skilled in dealing with the analysis of big data so as to draw useful insights out of it will keep on increasing too. Hence there is no confusion regarding the future of data scientists.

The future of data Science is highly predictable and some of the future trends that can be guessed are as follows:

1. The data will be generated from the new sources i.e. New sources of data will emerge.

The data scientists will have to extract value from the sensor-generated data i.e. the data which is based on time series and constitutes a separate set of problems in the coming years.

2. The availability of advanced tools and methodologies will make the analysis and interpretation much easier than today.

The advanced tools will further assist the Organizations in the faster decision-making process.

3. The two tasks that a data scientist will have to perform in the future are preparing the input for the smart and advanced tools developed and then interpreting the output generated and further extracting useful insights out of it.

The future of data scientist is bright and amazing. Even though the job title you might be handling after 20 years would not be the data scientist, but the skill sets and the knowledge base with which you are equipped with will be relevant and trustworthy.

So, in short, it means that looking forward to a career in the field of Data Science is the best option you can opt for if the numbers, coding, and algorithms intrigue you and you are highly interested and willing to deal with them.

The buzz that data science has created around the world is worth it. The field of data Science has the ability to transform your career fully and to shift your career into the swearing field.

The ones who have selected it as a career option or are planning to do so are suggested not to get attracted towards the handsome salary packages offered by the big giants but have a reality check of yourself; are you interested in dealing with numbers and coding or love dealing with algorithms.

Source by Shalini Madhav