Profile of Russian data scientists and machine learning specialists
MADE Big Data Academy by Mail.ru Group and the online recruiting platform hh.ru have compiled profiles of Russian experts in data analytics and machine learning.
In 2019, there were 9.6 times more job vacancies in data analytics, and 7.2 times more vacancies in machine learning than in 2015.
The most popular skill is Python. It is required in 45% of data science vacancies and in half (51%) of vacancies in machine learning.
Employers want data scientists to know SQL (23%), be proficient in data mining (19%), mathematical statistics (11%), and know how to work with big data (10%).
More than half (65%) of vacancies in data analytics and exactly half of vacancies in machine learning are in Moscow. Saint Petersburg is in the second place - 15% of vacancies in data analytics and 18% of vacancies in machine learning.