Statistics with R
Mastering Software Development in R
Why learn R?
R is a programming language and free software environment for statistical computing and graphics supported by the R Foundation for Statistical Computing. While R is widely used among statisticians and data miners for statistical software and data analysis, it is becoming popular among data scientists as well. Proficiency in R has become a standard requirement for many data science and statistician-related jobs.
According to Burning Glass, there were ~50K job postings in the last 12 months requiring R as a skill. Some of the functional job titles requiring this skill are Business Intelligence Analyst, Operations Research Analyst, Management Analyst, and Market Research Analyst. If your work involves data analysis, modeling, or visualization, R is a powerful skill to add to your portfolio.
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