ReadWriteWeb follows up on our post on the growth in job listings with terms related to data science in a post titled Jobs for Data Scientists Explode Across The Market. (You might have also seen it on the New York Times website.) The article includes quotes from data science thought leaders Pete Warden and Edd Dumbill.
By the way, a couple of readers took issue with my claim that the drop-off in use of "statistician" in job listings is counterbalanced by the use of "data scientist", as the scales in the two charts were quite different. Point well taken. But what it signifies to me is that employers are starting to looking for the skills of statisticians using different terminology, including "data scientist". And as I've written before, I don't think that's a bad thing.
ReadWriteWeb: Jobs for Data Scientists Explode Across The Market