Data Crunchers Now The Cool Kids On Campus

The Wall Street Journal-March 4, 2013

In a still-soft jobs market, rising demand for statisticians also has spurred interest in the field. There were 28,305 postings for jobs in statistics, analytics and, in the trendy phrase, “big data” at the jobs website icrunchdata last month, up from 16,500 three years earlier, according to Todd Nevins, a site co-founder. (Read full story here.)

Who’s scooping up the prize positions?
The ones that count – the statisticians.

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