There is a massive shortage of quality data scientists on the market right now (Source). IBM predicts the market demand for data scientists to rise by 28% increase by 2020. That means there is a lot of room left for data scientists.
We produce 2.5 quintillions of data, and that number will increase with the advancement in IoT. The current world needs more professionals who can play around with data. The corporations do not utilize their collected data due to lack of skilled data science workforce who can extract valuable insights from the massive pool of information.