That is a good question! The first industries that come to my mind would be Information Technology and Healthcare. After seeing your question, it urged me to look it up and I found this interesting article.
According to the article, Medicine, Retail, Construction, Banking, and Transportation are the up and coming industries with Big Data. Feel free to take a look at the article if you want to learn more!
I would say it depends on your interests— so many industries are now utilizing or starting to utilize data analytics, from finance companies to retail to internet companies. What’s your background and what kind of working environment are you looking for?
I agree with John. I am in the Manufacturing field and my company has had a huge shift towards data analytics and predictive analytics in the last 3 years I have worked for them. I think that experience in data analytics and the software/ knowledge of the field will be vital for manufacturing engineers in the future.