Szilard Pafka has run an survey about the tools used by data scientist and he presents an overview of the results in the video embedded below.
As I’ve learned over time, the R language is the preferred data analysis tool and the survey confirms it. But what surprised me was to see Excel coming in the second place. Python and Unix shell tools are coming after SAS to complete the top five tools.
Szilard Pafka: founder and organizer of the Los Angeles R user group ↩