The 5 Most Important Skills You Need To Get a Data Job in 2021

Adam Shafi
10 min readJan 28, 2021

A data-driven approach to understanding technical skills in the UK market.

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This article uses a web scraped dataset to analyse text and find the most common skills in data-related jobs. I’m focusing on technical/hard skills for this article and will tackle soft skills later on.