I want to work in...Data Science

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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What is a Data Scientist ?

Data Scientist 


Typical job profiles

Data Scientist  Prospects

Data Scientist  TARGETjobs


Useful online resources

The Data Lab 

DATA TALENT SCOTLAND  This is an annual event including an exhibition featuring recruiting companies in this sector.

Edinburgh University Careers Service Blog

Dynamics of Data Science Skills This is an article from the Royal Society

Data Science Blog - Data Science versus Data Analytics

Talent Scotland careers in data and AI

Tech UK - Women in Tech Woman are currently under represented in Data Science. Initiatives such as Tech UK are working to redress this issue.

EPSRC Doctural Research Centre for Data Science and AI

What is Data Science ? Edureka

What is Data Science ? Data Jobs

See also Operational Research Kent University

See also Social Research  


Job sites and specialist recruiters


CW Jobs

Techno Jobs

The Data Lab


Lloyds Banking Group

Stem Graduates

Data Science Jobs

Data Jobs


Professional bodies

Royal Statistical Society


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.