The Australian Bureau of Statistics has advised the new and emerging occupation of Data Scientist should use the code 22499 – Information and Organisation Professional NEC.
Data Scientist definition:
- Utilise their analytical, statistical and programming skills to collect, analyse and interpret large data sets. They then use this information to develop data-driven solutions to difficult business challenges.
- Data scientists commonly have a bachelor’s degree in statistics, math, computer science or economics. Data Scientists have a wide range of technical competencies including: statistics or machine learning, coding languages, databases and reporting technologies.