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Given a table of candidates and their skills, you're tasked with finding the candidates best suited for an open Data Science job. You want to find candidates who are proficient in Python, Tableau, and PostgreSQL.
Write a query to list the candidates who possess all of the required skills for the job. Sort the output by candidate ID in ascending order.
Candidate 123 is displayed because they have Python, Tableau, and PostgreSQL skills. 345 isn't included in the output because they're missing one of the required skills: PostgreSQL.
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Candidates with a variety of skillsets have applied for this role, but we need candidates who know Python, Tableau, and PostgreSQL.
We'll start by using the operator to find candidates which have some of the required skills:
The output should look something like this: (Showing random 5 records)
We can see from the output that these candidates possess at least one of the necessary skills, but keep in mind, the problem is asking for candidates who have ALL THREE of these skills, so we aren't done quite yet!
It's important to keep in mind that the table does not contain any duplicates, so each combination of candidate and skill is a unique row. Therefore, a candidate should have exactly 3 rows for each of the necessary skills in order to be qualified for the job.
Now, we group the candidates table by candidate ID using the clause and count the number of skills for each group using the function.
Let's look at the total number of required skills for each candidate:
Candidate 123 possesses all three of the required skills in this instance, but Candidate 345 possesses only two of the required skills.
In the last step, we'll use to select only candidates with three skills and the candidate ID, as per the task.
Note that the full solution below counts skills inside the , not in the as shown above.