Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Business Analysts are responsible for analysing and documenting business processes and system requirements, communicating technical matters, facilitating workshops, and managing project teams.

A Business Analyst (also known as a BA) will help to drive businesses forward by mapping out company needs in a variety of departments, but most commonly IT. The average salary of a Business Analyst is $94,449 per annum.

Read more about a career as a Business Analyst.

Salary range
Average salary $94,449
salary range
$84,407
$94,449
$108,842
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
3% by 2020
3%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Business Analyst are:
NSW
NSW 35.9%
VIC
VIC 32.8%
WA
WA 9.2%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Business Analyst are:
  • Communication skills
  • Technical skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Managerial skills
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Start your Business Analyst career on sure footing with a certification in a widespread and marketable application development framework.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

If you've studied previously or have experience in team and project management, take the next step and improve your career prospects with a more advanced qualification.